It feels as though the world is getting more partisan, with people divided on various issues. I have nothing against people who strongly support something or some team but the word ‘partisan’ has further connotations. It is often used when people strongly support something without thinking carefully about it.
Norwich’s last-minute equaliser left me feeling very disappointed as I walked away from St Andrew’s on Saturday but I’m feeling better now I’ve calmed down a bit. We didn’t lose and Garry Monk is still with us. He has acknowledged that the club is facing adversity and said that his job is “to lead us through that and onto better and brighter days”. I think Birmingham City fans will respond to that kind of message. Continue reading
On Saturday morning, I saw a poster in a Norwich shop window describing it as “A Kind City” and that seemed true as I wandered around it. Every time I consulted my map, someone stopped to offer assistance. Unfortunately, the Norwich team weren’t so kind and didn’t let us win. Continue reading
Birmingham City’s performance against Norwich was everything I had hoped for and more. I would have been happy with any sort of win, even if it had been ugly or undeserved. So I was overjoyed to see the team play well and win 3-0. Continue reading
There were some similarities between the two teams when Birmingham City played Norwich City on Saturday. None of the attacking players made good use of the few chances that came and both defences were hard to break down. Continue reading
I think it was Alex Ferguson who said he’d never played for a draw in his life. I don’t think Lee Clark is playing for draws either but we got another one at Norwich. This time he received less blame for losing the lead. Most fans acknowledged that Norwich has better players and were glad that Blues had got a point. Clark still has his critics, of course, as do a lot of other managers. Continue reading