Stephen Gleeson: 'Easy decision to join Birmingham City'

Stephen Gleeson describes his decision to join Birmingham from MK Dons earlier this summer as a "no-brainer".

Stephen Gleeson has claimed that it was a "no-brainer" to join Birmingham City from MK Dons earlier this summer.

The 26-year-old midfielder moved to Birmingham in June following a five-year spell with the Dons.

Despite having to end his association with the League One side, Gleeson admits that making the step up to the Championship was an easy decision.

"I felt around January that I knew it was time to move on. When Birmingham came in for me it was a no-brainer," the Irishman told the Birmingham Mail.

"I was not too worried about the football side of it. I've always felt I would be okay in the Championship, compete and not look out of place.

"The main thing I found when I came was the fitness levels. The lads are tremendously fit, but fitness-wise and football-wise, I've got confidence in myself and this was a move that I had to make."

Gleeson has made six appearances for Birmingham in all competitions this season.

Share this article now:
David Edgar of Burnley celebrates at full time of the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackpool and Burnley at Bloomfield Road on April 18, 2014
Read Next:
Birmingham bring in trio at St Andrew's
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves33227459263373
2Cardiff CityCardiff33197749272264
3Aston Villa33179749301960
4Derby CountyDerby331611650282259
5Fulham331511755371856
6Bristol City33141274839954
7Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd32164124638852
8Middlesbrough331561243311251
9Preston North EndPreston33121564032851
10Brentford331311950401050
11Leeds UnitedLeeds33137134643346
12Norwich CityNorwich331210113437-346
13Millwall331112103935445
14Ipswich TownIpswich33136144443145
15Queens Park RangersQPR33109143646-1039
16Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds33813123540-537
17Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest33114183651-1537
18Reading3289153542-733
19Bolton WanderersBolton3389162951-2233
20Birmingham CityBirmingham3386192249-2730
21Hull City32611154350-729
22Burton Albion3378182659-3329
23Barnsley32610163147-1628
24Sunderland33511173458-2426
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account