Vital Football

Latest Hull City News

Preview: Birmingham -Vs- City

Preview: Birmingham -Vs- City

Hull City head to Birmingham tonight as third meets sixth in the Championship.

The fixture will be eclipsed by the meeting of the league's top two at Upton Park, but City know a win could move them into third above this evening's rivals, while an untimely defeat could see City drop to ninth should results go against them.

City will arrive in Birmingham without any injury worries following a comfortable 3-0 win over Bristol City at the weekend. Birmingham's match at Barnsley was postponed, meaning their last outing came a week ago when they defeated Portsmouth 1-0.

The match sees the two tightest defences meet, with City edging Birmingham by virtue of conceding two fewer goals.

Birmingham's attach has been affected in recent weeks through injuries to Zigic and former Hull striker Marlon King. Both will be assessed before this evening's game. Midfielder Guirane N'Daw is ruled out with a hamstring injury.

The meeting between the two sides earlier this season resulted in a 2-1 win for The Tigers, despite falling behind to a Chris Wood opener. Wood has since left Birmingham, who were foiled in December by second half goals from Robert Koren and Aaron Mclean, the winner coming via an untimely lapse from former City goalkeeper Boaz Myhill.

Vital Hull Prediction: Birmingham 1 - 1 City



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Matt Wilson
Date:Tuesday February 14 2012
Time: 12:52PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Hull City Articles

Highlights - Burnley (a)

Hull were beaten one-nil by Burnley in the Championship on Saturday.

City slip to defeat at muddy Turf Moor

Burnley 1-0 Hull - City slip to defeat at muddy Turf Moor.

Stats: Burnley v Hull

All the stats from Burnley (1) vs (0) Hull, Turf Moor, 6/2/16 Att: 17,667

Hull Fifth Round Tie On TV

Hull City's trip to the Emirates Stadium to face Arsenal (again) in the fifth round of the FA Cup has been selected for the live screening treatment.

Archived Vital Hull Articles

Vital Hull articles from

Site Journalists

Matt Wilson
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Burnley MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
McGregor10%
Odubajo0%
Dawson0%
Davies0%
Robertson63%
Snodgrass0%
Livermore0%
Hayden9%
Clucas0%
Diame9%
Hernandez0%
Sub - Aluko0%
Sub - Akpom0%
Sub - Huddlestone9%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
2 Middlesbrough 28 17 5 6 56 23
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
21 MK Dons 29 7 6 16 27 -18
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Hull City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
FA Cup
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 26 2016 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 3 2016 7:45PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Hull City Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.John Cross1
2.irememberwaggy1