“Big Ziggy” primed to keep Birmingham up

February 28, 2011


With Europe beckoning and their first trophy since 1963, Birmingham City fans have a lot to get excited about.

However they also face a nervy rest of the Premier League season with relegation looming. Cue towering striker Nikola Zigic to the rescue.

My arm still hurts after holding aloft a recording device to his mouth for a mere four minutes at Wembley following the Serbian international’s role in helping his side to a 2-1 League Cup final over Arsenal, and as a tallish goalkeeper I departed the stadium only to have nightmares about what it would be like if he approached me at a corner.

Spare a thought for the Premier League defenders who will be doing their utmost to stop the 2.03 metre attacker as he attempts to keep Birmingham in the top flight.

Read more here about a player coming into form at just the right time for the blue half of Birmingham.

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