Date: 2nd December 2010 at 11:03am
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Barry Ferguson spoke out about the Blues-Villa situation after last night`s easy win over our bitter rivals, stating that the gap between the two clubs is now closing.

What made the victory sweeter was the fact that the winning goal came from Nikola Zigic who has been at the target of some p***taking from certain Villa fans.

Zigic scored late on to send Blues into the semi finals of the Carling Cup, leaving Villa and their fans to dream of what might have been.

Ferguson said: ‘The manager is building a new team, brought a few new players in the summer, and they’re settling in really well. I can see we’re starting to close the gap on Aston Villa, certainly.’

He added: ‘I’m just delighted we’ve won, we’re in a semi-final now, and you never know what might happen now.

‘We’ve shown that mentality all season where the guys never lie down and thankfully we got the victory.

‘Villa had a few chances but we always felt confident we could get one.’



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