Foster is now again part of the England squad after ending his international exile.
"It has to be said that we haven't produced Ben," reflects Kiely with the Birmingham Mail. "Because of how well the club has done in the Premier League our stature has elevated and we have been able to bring in someone of his stature and standing to the football club.
"Is he as good as anything in the last 20 years at Albion? No question."