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  • Date:11 Sep 2011
  • Kick-off:12:30
  • Venue:St Andrews Stadium
  • Attendance:17,901
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Goal!

Live Commentary

93:03 +3.03

Jean Beausejour takes a inswinging corner.

91:03 +1.03

Corner taken by James Henry from the left by-line, clearance made by Marlon King.

89:50

Chris Wood finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the box. Birmingham 3-0 Millwall.The assist for the goal came from Chris Burke.

89:31

The ball is sent over by Tamika Mkandawire, clearance by Jonathan Spector.

89:16

The ball is sent over by Alan Dunne, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

87:41

Unfair challenge on John Marquis by Stephen Carr results in a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from James Henry, blocked by Curtis Davies.

86:58

Tony Craig sends in a cross, clearance made by Liam Ridgewell.

85:43

Jean Beausejour takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.

84:15

Tamika Mkandawire produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.

83:45

Liam Trotter takes a shot. Fantastic save by Boaz Myhill.

83:31

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Caldwell on John Marquis. Free kick taken by Liam Trotter.

81:36

Jonathan Spector takes a shot. Blocked by Paul Robinson.

79:13

Inswinging corner taken by Jean Beausejour.

77:34

Tony Craig gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Burke. (Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Wade Elliott coming on for Morgaro Gomis. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

72:23

Effort from long distance by Jonathan Spector goes wide right of the target.

71:30

John Marquis is brought on as a substitute for Jay Simpson.

71:19

Centre by Dany N'Guessan.

70:01

The ball is swung over by Liam Ridgewell.

68:16

Jay Simpson has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

67:25

Corner taken by Jean Beausejour, Curtis Davies takes a shot.

66:11

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by James Henry, clearance made by Chris Wood.

63:27

Marlon King replaces Adam Rooney. Tamika Mkandawire takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

61:36

Chris Wood grabs a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Birmingham 2-0 Millwall.The assist for the goal came from Adam Rooney.

60:28

James Henry is brought on as a substitute for Hamer Bouazza. (Millwall) makes a substitution, with Dany N'Guessan coming on for Liam Feeney.

58:55

Chris Wood fouled by Liam Trotter, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jean Beausejour. A cross is delivered by Chris Burke, clearance by Paul Robinson.

55:56

The ball is sent over by Jean Beausejour, Liam Ridgewell takes a shot. Save by David Forde. Inswinging corner taken by Jean Beausejour from the left by-line played to the near post, Paul Robinson makes a clearance.

54:48

Chris Burke takes a shot. Blocked by Tony Craig. Corner from the left by-line taken by Jean Beausejour, clearance by Paul Robinson. Inswinging corner taken by Jean Beausejour from the right by-line, Darren Ward makes a clearance.

53:43

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Carr by Hamer Bouazza. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

52:03

Darius Henderson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

51:12

Corner from right by-line taken by Hamer Bouazza.

50:26

Jean Beausejour crosses the ball.

48:58

Corner taken by Jean Beausejour from the right by-line, David Forde manages to make a clearance.

48:11

The assistant referee signals for offside against Hamer Bouazza. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

46:52

Jay Simpson takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

43:37

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Liam Trotter. The referee cautions Jean Beausejour for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Jean Beausejour, Darren Ward manages to make a clearance.

42:39

Chris Burke has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses left.

42:10

Jay Simpson takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

41:23

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darren Ward by Chris Wood. David Forde restarts play with the free kick.

40:42

The ball is sent over by Liam Trotter.

38:02

Corner from the left by-line taken by Jean Beausejour, Headed effort on goal by Curtis Davies from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.

37:20

Jean Beausejour crosses the ball.

36:32

Foul by Morgaro Gomis on Liam Trotter, free kick awarded. David Forde takes the free kick.

34:35

The ball is crossed by Liam Feeney, free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Trotter on Morgaro Gomis. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

33:52

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Liam Feeney, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

31:37

Stephen Carr gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Hamer Bouazza. Free kick crossed right-footed by Liam Feeney from left wing. Paul Robinson challenges Adam Rooney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

30:19

The referee blows for offside against Chris Wood. David Forde takes the free kick.

29:27

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Hamer Bouazza. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

28:20

Chris Wood gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Birmingham 1-0 Millwall.Assist on the goal came from Jean Beausejour.

24:52

Darius Henderson takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

24:08

Chris Burke has an effort at goal from outside the box missing to the wide left of the goal.

23:17

Shot from just outside the box by Liam Trotter goes over the bar.

22:47

Chris Wood is flagged offside by the assistant referee. David Forde restarts play with the free kick.

22:02

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jean Beausejour. Free kick taken by David Forde.

20:25

Corner taken by Jean Beausejour from the right by-line, save made by David Forde.

19:15

The ball is swung over by Liam Feeney.

18:38

Liam Feeney takes a shot. Save made by Boaz Myhill.

17:56

The assistant referee flags for offside against Darius Henderson. Free kick taken by Liam Ridgewell.

16:35

Adam Rooney produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

14:25

Liam Feeney challenges Chris Burke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Liam Feeney goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Stephen Carr takes the direct free kick.

13:43

The ball is crossed by Alan Dunne.

11:53

Stephen Carr concedes a free kick for a foul on Darius Henderson. Free kick crossed right-footed by Liam Feeney from left wing, Jean Beausejour manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Liam Feeney, Darius Henderson has a headed effort from close in and clears the bar.

11:28

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Burke on Tony Craig. David Forde takes the free kick.

10:22

Darius Henderson is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

7:24

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alan Dunne on Jean Beausejour. The ball is swung over by Jean Beausejour, Adam Rooney has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

6:43

Effort from the edge of the area by Hamer Bouazza goes wide of the right-hand post.

4:51

The offside flag is raised against Adam Rooney. David Forde takes the indirect free kick.

1:08

Free kick awarded for a foul by Curtis Davies on Darius Henderson. Shot on goal comes in from Hamer Bouazza from the free kick, save made by Boaz Myhill.

0:26

Foul by Jay Simpson on Steven Caldwell, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Curtis Davies.

Match Preview

Formation:442Manager: Chris Hughton

Birmingham

Formation: 442Manager: Kenny Jackett

Millwall

  • Boaz Myhill
  • Stephen Carr
  • Curtis Davies
  • Steven Caldwell
  • Liam Ridgewell
  • Jonathan Spector
  • Jean Beausejour
  • Morgaro Gomis
  • Chris Burke
  • Chris Wood
  • Adam Rooney
  • SUBS
  • Colin Doyle
  • David Murphy
  • Marlon King
  • Wade Elliott
  • Nathan Redmond

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Match Report

Wood far from having the Blues Birmingham leapt out of the npower Championship's bottom three thanks to teenage striker Chris Wood's hat-trick. Wood, 19, signed on loan from West Brom in the summer, took his tally to four in two matches with a close-range finish in the 29th minute, a clinical strike from outside the penalty area midway through the second half and a late header. Millwall, nudged down into 14th place by the Blues' big climb, were not without their own chances, especially in the first period, but Wood's first goal settled Birmingham and his second proved decisive for Chris Hughton's side, who secured their second straight home league win. Wood completed a memorable day for Blues fans by rounding off the scoring in the final minute. Birmingham made two changes to the side that drew with Watford in their last league game, with defender Steven Caldwell and midfielder Morgaro Gomis returning. Millwall handed a debut to winger Liam Feeney, a deadline-day signing from Bournemouth, while striker Jay Simpson made his first start following his arrival from Hull for a second loan spell. Defender Tony Craig and midfielder Liam Trotter also returned to the side. City striker Wood forced Millwall goalkeeper David Forde to save his 20-yard shot inside the first 10 seconds and Blues keeper Boaz Myhill then pushed away Hamer Bouazza's free-kick in a lively opening. Bouazza dragged another angled effort wide and Lions striker Darius Henderson headed over Feeney's inswinging corner. Millwall threatened again as Feeney's 20-yard effort was punched away by Myhill and Trotter fired a long-range shot over the crossbar. But it was Birmingham who broke the deadlock. Jean Beausejour slipped the ball inside from the left edge of the penalty area and Wood converted from close range. Curtis Davies went close to extending the Blues' lead, but headed Beausejour's corner off target as half-time approached. Millwall's new boy Simpson was then denied an equaliser when his snap-shot from several yards out in the 43rd minute was brilliantly saved by Myhill. Simpson, voted player of the year at The Den during his previous spell during the 2007/8 season, stung Myhill's hands with another effort soon after the restart, but the home side looked increasingly comfortable in possession. The Blues' killer goal arrived in the 62nd minute and Wood this time showed his potency from outside the area, collecting Adam Rooney's square pass and arrowing a shot into Forde's bottom right-hand corner. Moments before Wood struck his second Millwall manager Kenny Jackett sent on James Henry and Dany N'Guessan for Bouazza and Feeney, but it was Birmingham who continued to prosper. Beausejour swung over another corner in the 68th minute and Davies was again left free to direct his header goalwards, this time seeing his effort come back off the crossbar. Millwall by this time had been restricted to Simpson's speculative shot from outside the area and although Trotter forced Myhill into another fine save in the closing stages it was too little too late for the Londoners, who conceded a late third when Wood headed home Chris Burke's right-wing cross and slipped to their second league defeat of the season.

Form Guide

    LWLD
  • Birmingham
  • VS
  • Millwall
  • DWDLD

Last Meetings

  • Millwall
  • 1 - 1
  • Birmingham
  • 10/01/2002
  • Birmingham
  • 4 - 0
  • Millwall
  • 19/08/2001
  • Millwall
  • 2 - 0
  • Birmingham
  • 10/04/1996
  • Birmingham
  • 2 - 2
  • Millwall
  • 04/11/1995
  • Millwall
  • 2 - 1
  • Birmingham
  • 12/02/1994
  • Birmingham
  • 1 - 0
  • Millwall
  • 31/10/1993

Top Scorers

Birmingham

  • K Fahey 1
  • C Davies 1
  • A Rooney 1
  • C Wood 1

Millwall

  • D Henderson 2
  • L Trotter 2
  • J Marquis 1

Goals

Birmingham

    • Total goals 12
    • Goals per game 5
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Millwall

    • Total goals 13
    • Goals per game 6
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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