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When Blues line up at Derby County on Saturday they must not only overcome their recent terrible form but break a TV curse.  Blues have never done very well live on TV, the only exceptions that really stick out are the Carling cup triumph over Arsenal, the 5-1 against Newcastle and the 3-0 success over the Villa.  Blues normally shoot themselves in the foot by either getting someone sent off or letting in a bag full of goals by an ex-striker or “the Player that got away”.  Pride Park has recently been a happy hunting ground for Blues, Derby have recorded only one win in seven games against the Blues stretching back to 1993.  Lee Clark will be hoping his Blues can go one better than Chris Hughtons did last season when Blues were beaten at Pride Park 2-1 with goals from Shackell and Steve Davies overturning a Curtis Davies opening goal.  However Blues have now gone Eight TV games without a win and only one win in twelve the FA Cup away success versus Wolves last season. This season we have yet to even score live on TV let alone get a point. Blues will have to do something remarkable to over turn these kind of stats especially when you consider Derby have lost ony once this season on their own patch



22nd Sept 2012 H vs Barnsley (Championship live on Sky Sprts) Lost 0-5
25th Aug 2012 A Vs Watford (Championship Live on Sky Sports) Lost 2-0
09th May 2012 H vs Blackpool (Play Offs 2nd Leg) Sky Sports Draw 2-2
04th May 2012 A vs Blackpool (play offs 1st Leg) Sky Sports Lost 1-0
09th April 2012 A vs West Ham Sky Sports Draw 3-3
06th March 2012 H Vs Chelsea FA Cup Replay Lost 0-2 ITV
18th February 2012 A Vs Chelsea FA Cup Draw 1-1 EPSN
04th February 2012 H vs Southampton Draw 0-0 In the Snow, Sky Sports
18th Jan 20212 A Vs Wolves won 0-1 ITV
07th Jan 2012 H Vs Wolves Draw 0-0 Sky Sports
26th Dec 2011 H vs West Ham Draw 1-1 Sky Sports
19th Dec 2011 A Vs Crystal Palace Lost 1-0 Sky Sports
15th Dec 2011 H Vs Maribor Result Won 1-0 Channel ITV4
30th NOV 2011 A Vs Braga Result Lost 1-0 Channel ITV4
04th NOV 2011 H vs Club Brugge result draw 2-2 Channel ITV4
20th OCT 2011 A Vs Club Brugge Result Win 1-2 Channel ESPN Classic
16th OCT 2011 H Vs Leicester Result Win 2-0 Channel BBC1
29th Sept 2011 A Vs Maribor Result Win 1-2 Channel ESPN Classic
27th Feb 2011 Wembley Vs Arsenal Result Win 2-1 Channel BBC1 /Sky Sports #bcfc


Posted November 19, 2012 by Birmingham City Fans Forum in Birmingham City News

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