54th Game Between City & Birmingham

Last updated : 07 March 2012 By Covsupport News Service

Saturday will be the 54th league and cup game between Coventry City and Birmingham City. 

The Sky Blues have won 16  and drawn 14 . They have scored 60 goals compared to Birmingham's 81.

The last time, Birmingham City visited the Ricoh Arena for a league game was on Feb 21st 2009 and saw Scott Dann score after 58 seconds to give City a 1-0 win.

The teams that day were:
City: Westwood, Wright, Fox, Dann, Turner, Doyle, Gunnarsson, Bell, McKenzie (Henderson 53), Morrison (Eastwood 89), Best (Simpson 88) SNU Marshall, Beuzelin

Birmingham: Maik Taylor, Murphy, Martin Taylor, Ridgewell, Fahey, Larssson, Carsley (Bouazza 31), Bowyer, Jerome (Costly 70), Sinclair, Bent. SNU Lyness, Traore, Johnson.

This is Birmingham's third visit to a Ricoh for a league game, They have won one and lost one

City's record home win over Birmingham City was a 4-0 win on March 4th 1977  Their record home defeat to Birmingham was a 4-0 defeat on December 11th 1920.

For a full list of matches between City and Palace, please click on http://www.coventrycity-mad.co.uk/footydb/loadhed.asp