Pete Sixsmith was wondering on his way to Birmingham whether he ought to question his own sanity. Awful ground, long midweek trek, the usual complaints. But we filled our section while the Bluenoses stayed away (as, of course, did Mackems during last season’s league cup run). The first half sounded dreadful enough listening to Benno and Barnes – ‘thanks heaven for the half time whistle’ said Barnes – so we can only guess what is was like to be at St Andrew’s. The second half surprised Sixer, Benno and Barnes by producing a three-goal canter. But great to hear our supporters chanting ‘we always win three nil’ at Lee Clark …
August 27: Capital one Cup. Birmingham City (0) 0 SAFC (0) 3 Not quite as comfortable as it sounds
Sunday August 24 :SAFC (1) 1 Manchester United (1) 1 Happy with the performance – and Gus’s style
Saturday August 16: West Bromwich Albion (1) 2 SAFC (1) 2
Larsson digs us out of a hole
** See how Sixer, and occasional subs, captured last season at
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