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Last updated : 09 April 2006 By Brian Cartlidge

Dunn's arrival gives the Blues hope of salvation

It was not particularly pretty but Birmingham City inched closer to Premiership survival last night when they clawed out a draw here. Inched was the appropriate word because rarely has that proverbial fine line distinguishing success from failure been so clearly measured. Independent

Bruce's battlers sense survival

Steve Bruce has preached the faith when most doubted the Birmingham manager, but another crucial point will reinforce the growing belief that his side can survive the relegation cut. Telegraph

Blues revived by Dunn's late strike

Birmingham's mini-recovery continues. Three games unbeaten and an away point collected after battling back from a goal down give Steve Bruce's side a tiny amount of wriggle room above the drop zone. Guardian

Dunn keeps Birmingham hope alive

According to Steve Bruce, Emile Heskey is the “best player in the country of his type”. Too often this season it has seemed “his type” is “big expensive centre-forward with little end product”. But yesterday this most maddening of strikers had a moment of excellence that could mean a lot to his manager come the season's end. Times