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It would have been hard enough to pull off if he was facing goal with the ball sitting up nicely for him to hit. To lob Joe Hart with an overhead kick executed with his back to goal did rather put the ribbons on it.

The goal was one of four scored against England by the Sweden international

McLeish denies Birmingham board rift

Alex McLeish insists he will "not dismiss out of hand" any possible signings put forward to him by Birmingham owner Carson Yeung and the board.

McLeish would listen to Yeung transfers suggestions

Alex McLeish insists he will "not dismiss out of hand" any possible signings put forward to him by Birmingham owner Carson Yeung and the board.

McLeish in talks over new Birmingham deal

Birmingham manager Alex McLeish is in talks over a new contract and vice-chairman Peter Pannu believes an agreement is close.

McLeish tells Capello to play Hart

Derby County 1 Birmingham City 2

Jerome beats Potters at their own game

Stoke City 0 Birmingham City 1

McLeish places Hart firmly in World Cup running

Joe Hart has "a great chance" of forcing his way into England's World Cup squad after making improvements to his game since joining from Manchester City on a season-long loan, according to Alex McLeish.

Old head James relishes a return to No 1

The 'keeper's new-found sangfroid during and after Saturday's game contrasted with Green's mad moment, says Ian Herbert

Foster out of England squad

Goalkeeper Ben Foster has withdrawn from the England squad ahead of Wednesday's friendly international against Holland, due to a minor injury.

Manchester City put &pound;10m tag on striker

Manchester City will expect Chelsea to pay around £10m for the services of their out-of-contract teenage striker Daniel Sturridge, an indication that City regard the player in the Theo Walcott bracket.

Hughes hails perfect City show

Schalke 04 0 Manchester City 2

Alves makes Hughes pay penalty for positive approach

Middlesbrough 2 Manchester City 0

Lewis relishing his unexpected moment in the sun

Joe Lewis began his season trying to get a game on loan at Morecambe, in the Blue Square Premier. He has ended it playing against David Beckham in an England training session in the Caribbean. From the Shrimps to the big fish of English football in 10 months – it has been a remarkable rise for the goalkeeper who has just won promotion to League One with Peterborough.

Reading 2 Manchester City 0: Kitson underlines return of better form at Reading

Suddenly Reading are upwardlymobile, moving from third-bottom to a heady 13th after recording their only back-to-back wins in the Premier League all season. They will head for a training camp in Spain today in good heart, leaving City wondering what has happened to their hopes of Europe.

Richards may be out for season after surgery

Manchester City's England international defender Micah Richards will be out for a number of weeks and may miss the rest of the season after undergoing an operation yesterday on a knee injury that has troubled him on and off for five months.

Foster aims to challenge for England after return

The fit-again goalkeeper Ben Foster has revealed his short and long-term goals – to make a reserve team comeback with Manchester United and eventually challenge to be the England No 1.

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