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24 Nov 2009 14:07:36

Former Rangers captain Ferguson says Birmingham move saved career

Former Rangers and Scotland captain Barry Ferguson claims his move to Birmingham has rejuvenated his career.  The controversial midfielder joined the Blues in the summer after a high-profile falling out with both the Ibrox hierarchy and the Scottish Football Association.   The move reunited the 31-year-old with his former manager Alex McLeish and he feels it could not have gone better.   Enlarge Good move: Barry Ferguson battling with Fulham's Bobby Zamora  Birmingham 1 Fulham 0: Lee Bowyer clouts Cottagers with magic momentFerguson warned: Scots recall could jeopardise Birmingham careerBoozegate boys Barry Ferguson and Allan McGregor could return under new Scotland managerCalling time: Legend Hendry urges a Scots recall for Boozegate duo Ferguson told the club's website, www.bcfc.com: 'I'm loving myfootball here. It's the first time in a long time that I'm enjoying myfootball. I couldn't have settled any better.'  South of the border: Ferguson has linked up with his former Rangers and Scotland boss Alex McLeish at Birmingham Spirits are high at Birmingham following the club's recent takeover and a four-game unbeaten run.   The team are now 13th in the Barclays Premier League and aiming higher. Ferguson admits, however, that the first priority remains avoiding relegation.  He added: 'I think everybody at the end of the season would takefourth bottom, but we're progressing well under the management of thegaffer so hopefully come January we can add to the squad we've got.   'You can see what we're trying to do on the park and the way we'retrying to play and I think if you ask any of the fans they would behappy with the progression. Hopefully we can take it on.'  Birmingham 1 Fulham 0: Lee Bowyer clouts Cottagers with magic momentFerguson warned: Scots recall could jeopardise Birmingham careerBoozegate boys Barry Ferguson and Allan McGregor could return under new Scotland managerCalling time: Legend Hendry urges a Scots recall for Boozegate duo  Explore more:People:Bobby Zamora, Barry Ferguson, Alex McLeishPlaces:Birmingham, ScotlandOrganisations:Scottish Football Association


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