Date: 25th January 2016 at 7:19pm
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Goalkeeper Ben Foster has admitted that the Aston Villa draw at the weekend won’t live long in anybodies memory so we have to take the point and move on quickly.

With the visitors hammering us on possession and chances created, with Albion failing for a second successive Premier League game to register a shot on target, Foster was speaking to the Birmingham Mail in his own post game press conference, and he knew we had to look for improvement in our own attacking display as we just didn’t do enough on the day to take the victory everyone wanted.

‘It was a scrappy one and one that probably won`t be remembered very fondly. No team really deserved to win it, even though they had the better chances.’

It was of course Foster’s second clean sheet following his return from long term injury, and he was pleased with that – although he had words of sympathy for Boaz Myhill because he knew his performances during his spell on the sidelines hadn’t warranted him being dropped.

‘I was a little surprised to get the nod because I thought Bo had done really well. He has been fantastic this season so it was a bit of a surprise. As soon as I knew I had to get my game head on and try to back up the Bristol City game. Boaz just as a guy is fantastic. He`s one of my best mates anyway so I feel sorry for him because I knew he enjoyed playing. He really did like that part of it so it`s weird. But Bo is a fantastic guy and straight away he was one of the first ones to congratulate me after the game. He didn`t do anything wrong, I thought he was really good, so he will be disappointed. But he was one of the first to congratulate me, put an arm around me and say ‘well done` so fair play to Bo.’

With head coach Tony Pulis veiled praise at Villa, Foster’s was a bit more grounded and not designed to overlook our own performance.

‘They gave it their all and you could see they were scrapping for their lives. Any point they can get at the moment is vital, but it was probably a better point for us in all honesty. Everyone else down there lost so perhaps they could see it as a point gained.’

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