Birmingham joy at first Wembley Cup final in 55 years, Richard Keys fallout continues

27 January 2011 08:46
DAILY MAIL: Karren Brady launched a scathing attack on disgraced Skypresenter Richard Keys last night as he resigned amid the furore overhis sexist slurs.

Also: Craig Gardner fulfilled his prediction ofsending his boyhood idols Birmingham City to Wembley last night withthe extra-time goal that put his side in the Carling Cup final.

We've done it: Birmingham celebrate beating West Ham to reach the Carling Cup Final

THE SUN: Ian Holloway will receive a slice of any transfer fee for Charlie Adam.

Also: Alex McLeish says leading Birmingham out at Wembley will be one of the proudest moments of his career.

DAILY MIRROR: Craig Gardner sent battling Blues to Wembley with an extra-time winner.

Also: Liverpool's renaissance under Kenny Dalglish continued last night with the first win at Anfield since his return as manager.

DAILY EXPRESS: An extra-time winner from Craig Gardner sent Birmingham to Wembley in a Carling Cup semi-final thriller last night.

Also: Paul Scholes last night hinted he could retire this summer after 16 years as a Manchester United regular.

DAILY STAR: Craig Gardner blasted Birmingham into the Carling Cup final.

Also: Ian Holloway admits he needs a break from the pressure of being a Premier League boss following a week to forget at Blackpool.

THE TIMES: Craig Gardner scored the goal that brought Birmingham City back from the verge of despair to book a place at Wembley, where they will play Arsenal in the Carling Cup final on February 27.

Also: Liverpool's hopes of turning their hitherto fruitless trawl of the January transfer market into a successful recruitment drive have suffered a fresh blow after Ajax made it clear that they will not sanction the sale of Luis Suarez unless a deal can be agreed by Saturday.

DAILY TELEGRAPH: Keep right on to the end of the road? You bet. The road to Wembley.

Also: Colleagues of Richard Keys and Andy Gray at Sky Sports have hailed their departures as the end of a feared 'boys' club' that had developed beneath the company's two most senior football presenters.

THE GUARDIAN: Richard Keys was last night forced to resign as a Sky Sports anchor after an attempt to apologise for his role in the broadcaster's sexism scandal appeared to backfire, when he made a live radio appearance.

Also: Five games into his second coming and Kenny Dalglish has Liverpool where Rafael Benitez left them: seventh in the Premier League and longing for signings to take them higher.

THE INDEPENDENT: Richard Keys last night resigned from Sky Sports over the sexism scandal having given a no-holds-barred radio interview in which the once loyal company man, who has been the face of the broadcaster's football coverage for 20 years, turned on his employers.

Also: In the years when Kenny Dalglish last managed Liverpool, when 'first was first and second was nowhere', being seventh as February dawns would have been considered a disastrous state of affairs. This morning it will be used to justify the second coming. 

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Source: Daily_Mail