Category Archives: Birmingham City

12th Man – The greatest of great escapes?

Latics look like making a quick return to the third tier of English football yet there is still a slim chance that they could survive. They will need to win both their games against play-off contenders Reading and Leeds United … Continue reading

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Dan keeps Latics survival hopes alive – Birmingham City 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics’ centre-back Dan Burn kept their survival hopes alive by scoring the only goal in the 1-0 victory at St Andrews. The 6ft 7in defender was in the right place to poke home at close range in the 19th minute … Continue reading

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12th Man – Only wins can save Latics now

It’s difficult not to feel despondent about Latics survival chances after Saturday’s dispiriting performance at home to Nottingham Forest. Manager Warren Joyce selected a team without any attack-minded wide players in a 4-4-1-1 formation and his team lacked the creativity … Continue reading

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Davies rescues a point for Latics – Wigan Athletic 1 Birmingham City 1

Substitute Craig Davies rescued a point for Wigan Athletic with a 90th minute equaliser against Birmingham City at the DW Stadium. Latics had dominated the game and created several good chances but Birmingham had gone ahead in the first half … Continue reading

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Downward trend continues – Birmingham City 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan slipped deeper into the relegation mire after a dispiriting 3-1 defeat to Birmingham City at St Andrews. An abysmal first 30 minutes gifted City a two goal lead through Clayton Donaldson, but it could have been so many more as … Continue reading

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Latics in formidable form – Wigan Athletic 4 Birmingham City 0

Latics produced an outstanding display of attacking football to defeat Birmingham City 4-0 at the DW Stadium. Two goals by Callum McManaman and one each for full back Andrew Taylor and substitute Martyn Waghorn provided an emphatic scoreline but it … Continue reading

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Wigan secure play-off spot and push Birmingham near the drop – Birmingham City 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Callum McManaman’s coolly taken third minute goal was enough to confirm Wigan’s place in the Championship play-offs and condemn Birmingham to likely relegation at St Andrew’s last night. Latics cemented their place in the top six in their 59th game … Continue reading

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