UK time is: 08:28:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

McLeish Praises Match Winner Phillips

Birmingham City boss Alex McLeish praised match winner Kevin Phillips after his second half substitute scored a brace in just 4 minutes to win tonight's game 3-2.

The former Premiership striker didn't take long to show his class this evening as he individually handed the Swans their first home defeat of the season.

You could say though that the visitors were lucky to be in the game at that point though, as Swansea City dominated the first half but struggled to convert their chances.

McLeish told BBC Sport:

'We were 2-1 down at half time and to secure another victory shows our team spirit and character.

'The opening goal knocked the stuffing out of us and left Swansea to dictate the game.

'But Kevin Phillips is unbelievable, that's the only word to describe him.

'His finishing was amazing and typical of Kevin he makes it look simple.'





Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 21 2008

Time: 11:17PM

Your Comments

he's the sort of striker we need, one who can finish like that, quality!
GThomas
not as good as he was a couple of years ago....but he is still a good striker !
lincolnblue
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Archived Articles

List All Vital Swansea City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Newcastle 1 - 2 Swansea
Swansea 0 - 1 Chelsea
Hull City 1 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 3 - 0 Norwich
Arsenal 2 - 2 Swansea
Everton 3 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Stoke 35 11 11 13 -10 44
11. Crystal Palace 35 13 4 18 -13 43
12. West Ham 35 10 7 18 -10 37
13. Swansea 35 9 9 17 -4 36
14. Hull City 34 10 6 18 -9 36
15. Aston Villa 34 9 8 17 -14 35
16. WBA 34 6 15 13 -13 33

Breaking League News

Should Jose Play the Kids?
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 08:24:00
TIM OUT NOW!
Spurs : 23/04/2014 08:17:00
Cole Interesting Real
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 07:42:00
Atletico Madrid 0 Chelsea 0
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 07:33:00
Liverpool: Sterling Labelled Best In Europe
Liverpool : 22/04/2014 19:24:00
Summer transfer activity.
Chelsea : 22/04/2014 16:42:00
Liverpool: Four Reds In MNF Dream Team
Liverpool : 22/04/2014 14:45:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you want Garry Monk as the next permanent manager?
Suggested By:  
Yes 38%
No 62%