The 9 points have been deducted and we are 18th in the table. It feels like the start of a mini season with 8 games left to play. The next 3 games will probably be very hard, playing against West Brom, Leeds and Sheffield United who are currently 4th, 3rd and 2nd in the table. The next 5 games against Ipswich, Derby, Rotherham, Wigan and Reading could also be hard. Derby are trying to get into the playoffs and some of the other 4 may be making a valiant attempt to escape relegation.
Saturday’s game against Sheffield United reminded me of our first home game of this season, against Bristol City. We went behind to an early goal, equalised before half time and Maghoma scored the winner. Continue reading
I’m trying to look at the positive side of Birmingham City’s inconsistency. There are two kinds of teams that get consistent results. The very good teams consistently win games and the very bad teams consistently lose. Blues were consistently losing away and they got a draw at Sheffield United so that means they are no longer consistent losers. Continue reading