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(From The Daily Star)
Byline: RICHARD SYDENHAM
BIRMINGHAM 1 WIGAN 0 King James restores local pride WITH fierce rivals Aston Villa gearing up for a cup final at Wembley today Birmingham did their bit to maintain local pride.
And the Blues overcame back-to-back losses courtesy of a James McFadden penalty.
All eyes will be on Villa when they take on Manchester United but Blues did their utmost to limit Villa's bragging rights with a hard-earned win.
Blues are now eighth, a place and five points behind Villa while Wigan have now won just once since November.
But City had to thank keeper Joe Hart for clinching victory.