Next Game

Birm'ham v Reading

Saturday, 08 August 2015, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Clark thanks Lita for pressie

Birmingham manager Lee Clark thanked Leroy Lita for the perfect birthday present, after the on-loan striker's stunning goal secured a 1-0 win at Leeds.

Last Updated: 28/10/12 at 09:32 Post Comment

Lee Clark: Birmingham manager was delighted with match-winner Leroy Lita

Lee Clark: Birmingham manager was delighted with match-winner Leroy Lita

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Lita, borrowed from Premier League strugglers Swansea, provided the only quality moment of a desperate Championship clash with 14 minutes left.

The forward sent a searing drive which sped just inside the left post at Elland Road to earn the Blues only their second away win of the season.

On the occasion of his 40th birthday, Clark said: "The beer will certainly taste sweeter tonight, that's for sure. I have family and friends coming down and they were hoping I would get a good result because they know what I am like when we lose.

"They didn't want a soppy faced 40-year-old hanging around them."

Clark was delighted with his team and added: "The first half set the tone. We dictated the tempo and did what we set out to do by nullifying the crowd. Leeds came at us a bit more in the second half but the lads stood strong and defended well."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

D

on't go to England at your age, you'll either be mugged or not appreciated. Or made to lump the ball long to a bloke who looks like a mascot.

megabrow (cufc)
Beckenbauer warns Schweinsteiger

F

rom the headline I presumed he meant boots, pants, jim-jams, toothbrush and paste, passport, tickets, premier inn long-term package, Scouse-English-Portuguese-German dictionary, 'How to be a 9 and 3/4' by B. Rodgers, few dozen tins of food and Evian because you can never be sure about the local food/water...

KevinBoatang
Firmino has 'everything' for PL - Willian

H

e looked like he was playing with a plastic pound shop ball in the wind against Juve, his passing was so bad.

paddy7s
Sergio Ramos: Exactly What United Need

Footer 365

Arsenal confirm signing of Petr Cech from Chelsea

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Petr Cech from Chelsea for a fee of around £10m.

Man United target Bastian Schweinsteiger wants another German title

Man United target Bastian Schweinsteiger says he wants to win a fourth straight Bundesliga title with Bayern Munich.

Rangers talk to former Manchester City defender Reece Wabara

Former Manchester City youth captain Reece Wabara is in contract talks with Rangers after leaving Doncaster Rovers.

Mail Box

NB: The Transfer Window Isn't Even Open Yet

The message to most fans is not to lose your s**t before the window officially opens. Plus thoughts on Cabaye to Spurs, window conclusions and geography vs money...

Liverpool Have Surged Ahead Of United

One Manchester United fan is officially worried about Liverpool's transfer market action. Plus thoughts on England, Women's World Cup, Petr Cech and Spurs' task...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company