Birmingham City Win Is ‘My Greatest Achievement’:Alex McLeish

Alex McLeish savoured the “greatest achievement” of his career in management after the substitute Obafemi Martins scored a dramatic late winner to break Arsenal hearts and secure the Carling Cup for Birmingham City. McLeish enjoyed plenty of success at Rangers but, in the giddy heat of a 2-1 Wembley triumph against all the odds, he permitted himself a lapse into hyperbole. This was Birmingham’s first major trophy since 1963 and…

February 28, 2011

Lukman saves face for Super Eagles

Haruna Lukman drilled in a 25 yard daisy-cutter to secure a much more eye pleasing 1-1 draw for Nigeria against Colombia on Sunday at Milton Keynes. Technical Adviser Lars Lagerback made 10 changes to the side which turned out a forgetable 0-0 draw against Saudi Arabia, as he sought to get a closer look at more of his squad. The move looked to have backfired when Carlos Valdes took advantage…

May 31, 2010