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Forssell confident Birmingham spirit will keep them up

Mikael Forssell believes Birmingham City are better equipped to avoid the drop than during the 2005/2006 campaign.

Blues suffered the agony of relegation in 2006 as former manager Steve Bruce was unable to guide his side to survival.

Two years on, and with Alex McLeish now in charge, Birmingham face a fierce battle to avoid Championship football next season.

But Forssell is sure that Birmingham, who sit a point above the relegation zone, have the quality and belief to avoid the drop.

"I think we are in a completely different situation. That season we had a lot of injuries," he told Sky Sports News.

"There was also not the best feeling in the team. Obviously it is different now. I think you can see that from our recent performances."

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