• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 12 February 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium

Birmingham City vs Stoke City


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

26 Foster
2 Carr
5 Johnson
28 Jiranek
6 Ridgewell
7 Larsson
12 Ferguson
8 Gardner
11 Bentley
19 Zigic
17 Martins
Substitutes
13 Doyle
4 Bowyer
9 Phillips
10 Jerome
18 Fahey
23 Beausejour
32 Davies

Stoke City

1 Begovic
24 Delap
4 Huth
17 Shawcross
14 Pugh
16 Pennant
18 Whitehead
12 Wilson
19 Walters
9 Jones
22 Carew
Substitutes
29 Sorensen
3 Higginbotham
5 Collins
6 Whelan
10 Fuller
15 Diao
28 Wilkinson

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Birmingham City

D W L L D L L L

Stoke City

L W D W L D D L
Head to Head
Stoke
3-2
Birmingham 09-Nov-2010
Stoke
0-1
Birmingham 28-Dec-2009
Birmingham
0-0
Stoke 22-Aug-2009
Stoke
2-1
Birmingham 17-Mar-1984
Birmingham
1-0
Stoke 06-Sep-1983
Stoke
1-1
Birmingham 03-Jan-1983


Live Text Commentary
94:46 +4.46
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marc Wilson by Nikola Zigic. Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.

92:34 +2.34
Goal
 

Nikola Zigic scores a headed goal from close range. Birmingham 1-0 Stoke.David Bentley takes a shot. Save made by Asmir Begovic. Cameron Jerome provided the assist for the goal.

91:47 +1.47
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marc Wilson on Cameron Jerome. Direct free kick taken by Barry Ferguson.

90:44 +0.44
 

Liam Ridgewell sends in a cross, save made by Asmir Begovic.

89:49
 

Foul by Ricardo Fuller on Nikola Zigic, free kick awarded. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

89:39
 

A cross is delivered by Glenn Whelan. Glenn Whelan crosses the ball, clearance made by Nikola Zigic.

89:17
 

Glenn Whelan takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.

86:46
 

John Carew is adjudged to have handled the ball. Sebastian Larsson delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel.

83:01
 

The ball is crossed by Stephen Carr, save by Asmir Begovic.

81:36
 

Shot from long range by Ricardo Fuller misses to the right of the goal.

80:31
Substitution
 

Ricardo Fuller joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kenwyne Jones.

80:01
 

Roger Johnson has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.

77:49
Substitution
 

Glenn Whelan on for Jermaine Pennant.

77:36
 

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Cameron Jerome misses to the left of the target.

76:02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Pugh by Stephen Carr. Asmir Begovic takes the free kick.

74:56
Substitution
 

Cameron Jerome on for Obafemi Martins.

74:30
 

Foul by Robert Huth on Liam Ridgewell, free kick awarded. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

73:16
 

The referee books Martin Jiranek for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Jiranek on Kenwyne Jones. Free kick taken by Jermaine Pennant. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jermaine Pennant from the left by-line to the near post.

71:52
 

David Bentley handles the ball and concedes a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Marc Wilson, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance.

71:15
 

John Carew takes a shot. Save made by Ben Foster.

70:37
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by John Carew on Martin Jiranek. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

69:07
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Jiranek on John Carew. Direct free kick taken by Marc Wilson. Shot by Jermaine Pennant from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.

67:25
 

Marc Wilson takes a shot from 35 yards and missed to the right of the target.

66:08
 

David Bentley takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Robert Huth gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Kenwyne Jones.

64:03
 

Effort on goal by Robert Huth from just inside the area clears the bar.

62:33
 

The ball is crossed by Jermaine Pennant, Effort on goal by Kenwyne Jones from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

59:01
 

Centre by Liam Ridgewell. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line.

58:24
 

Effort from the edge of the area by John Carew goes wide of the right-hand post.

57:58
 

The ball is swung over by Sebastian Larsson, save by Asmir Begovic.

57:07
 

The ball is crossed by John Carew.

55:43
 

Jermaine Pennant crosses the ball, clearance made by Stephen Carr. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jermaine Pennant from the right by-line to the near post, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance.

54:06
 

Shot from outside the box by Sebastian Larsson misses to the left of the goal.

53:14
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Shawcross by Obafemi Martins. Free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.

49:01
 

Roger Johnson fouled by John Carew, the ref awards a free kick. Barry Ferguson takes the free kick.

48:09
 

The ball is crossed by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Dean Whitehead.

47:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barry Ferguson by Kenwyne Jones. Barry Ferguson takes the free kick.

46:30
 

Jermaine Pennant sends in a cross, clearance made by Stephen Carr.

45:18 +0.18
 

John Carew takes a shot. Save made by Ben Foster.

45:27
 

Unfair challenge on Rory Delap by Nikola Zigic results in a free kick. Asmir Begovic takes the direct free kick.

44:12
 

The ball is crossed by Liam Ridgewell. Outswinging corner taken by Jermaine Pennant, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

43:42
 

Foul by Kenwyne Jones on Martin Jiranek, free kick awarded. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

42:58
 

David Bentley sends in a cross, clearance by Rory Delap. Obafemi Martins challenges Rory Delap unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.

42:22
 

Unfair challenge on Obafemi Martins by Robert Huth results in a free kick. Sebastian Larsson takes the direct free kick.

41:21
 

Ryan Shawcross challenges David Bentley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by David Bentley.

40:19
 

Long range shot by David Bentley goes wide right of the goal.

38:21
 

Rory Delap concedes a free kick for a foul on Obafemi Martins. Barry Ferguson restarts play with the free kick.

37:40
 

Centre by Liam Ridgewell, clearance made by Robert Huth.

36:40
 

Shot by Kenwyne Jones. Save by Ben Foster.

35:33
 

Nikola Zigic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dean Whitehead. Asmir Begovic takes the direct free kick.

35:14
 

Robert Huth has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.

33:38
 

Centre by Jermaine Pennant, blocked by Liam Ridgewell.

32:59
 

Shot on goal by Rory Delap from long range goes harmlessly over the target.

30:54
 

Craig Gardner takes a shot. Save by Asmir Begovic.

28:08
 

Unfair challenge on Danny Pugh by Sebastian Larsson results in a free kick. Jermaine Pennant has an effort direct from the free kick.

27:21
 

Kenwyne Jones takes a shot. Barry Ferguson gets a block in. Jermaine Pennant decides to take the corner short.

26:11
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Pugh by Craig Gardner. Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.

25:26
 

Unfair challenge on Nikola Zigic by Marc Wilson results in a free kick. David Bentley restarts play with the free kick.

22:52
 

Liam Ridgewell delivers the ball, Robert Huth makes a clearance.

20:48
 

The referee gives a free kick against Nikola Zigic for handball. Asmir Begovic takes the direct free kick.

20:00
 

The ball is swung over by Stephen Carr, save by Asmir Begovic.

18:15
 

Kenwyne Jones sends in a cross.

17:34
 

Barry Ferguson delivers the ball.

17:09
 

The referee gives a free kick against Dean Whitehead for handball. Sebastian Larsson restarts play with the free kick.

16:35
 

Jonathan Walters takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

15:02
 

Sebastian Larsson fouled by Danny Pugh, the ref awards a free kick. Sebastian Larsson crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance by Kenwyne Jones.

12:58
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Gardner on Dean Whitehead. Free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.

12:16
 

Danny Pugh produces a cross, John Carew produces a header from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

11:51
 

Nikola Zigic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Pugh. Jermaine Pennant takes the direct free kick.

11:41
 

Jermaine Pennant sends in a cross.

9:51
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jermaine Pennant by David Bentley. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jermaine Pennant from right wing, Ben Foster makes a save.

9:07
 

Centre by Jonathan Walters. Centre by Jermaine Pennant, Roger Johnson manages to make a clearance.

7:19
 

David Bentley produces a cross, Robert Huth manages to make a clearance.

5:51
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Sebastian Larsson, clearance made by Robert Huth.

5:28
 

David Bentley produces a cross, Robert Huth manages to make a clearance. Sebastian Larsson sends in a cross, clearance by Ryan Shawcross.

4:51
 

The ball is delivered by Marc Wilson, save made by Ben Foster.

3:42
 

Barry Ferguson fouled by Rory Delap, the ref awards a free kick. Barry Ferguson restarts play with the free kick.

2:48
 

The ball is swung over by Sebastian Larsson, Header from deep inside the area by Nikola Zigic goes over the bar.

2:11
 

John Carew sends in a cross, Sebastian Larsson makes a clearance.

:24
 

Unfair challenge on John Carew by Roger Johnson results in a free kick. Asmir Begovic takes the free kick.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Man City 4 10 12
2 Crystal Palace 4 3 9
3 Leicester 4 3 8
4 Man Utd 3 2 7
5 Arsenal 4 0 7
6 Liverpool 4 -1 7
7 West Ham 4 3 6
8 Swansea 3 2 5
9 Everton 4 1 5
10 Norwich 3 0 4

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