BIRMINGHAM CITY WIN AGAINST COVENTRY

Birmingham city held on to a narrow victory against Coventry City in the fourth round of the FA Cup. The Sky Blues capitalised on some poor home defending to take a 2-0 lead through Marlon King's 18-yard drive and Richard Wood's header from a corner.

David Bentley's fierce drive reduced the deficit between the sides.

Stuart Parnaby fired in the equaliser from Alexander Hleb's pull-back, before Kevin Phillips volleyed in the winner.

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