Birmingham City fans react on Twitter to David Stockdale's display against Huddersfield Town

Lewis Dunk of Brighton can only watch as he deflects the ball past goalkeeper David Stockdale for an own goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and...

Birmingham City were beaten 4-1 by Huddersfield Town in the FA Cup last night.

Lewis Dunk of Brighton can only watch as he deflects the ball past goalkeeper David Stockdale for an own goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and...

Birmingham City fans have raved about David Stockdale’s performance for them against Huddersfield Town last night.

Birmingham were beaten 4-1 by the Terriers in their FA Cup clash, but Stockdale put in a great performance.

The Blues stopper made a series of superb stops to ensure that the match went to extra-time, but he was powerless to resist in the end, as Huddersfield progressed.

David Wagner’s side were impressive at St. Andrews, but Stockdale’s performance did not go unnoticed.

Birmingham fans will be hoping that Stockdale can continue his strong form, as they have a derby match against Aston Villa at the weekend.

Steve Cotterill’s side have improved of late, but they are sure to be put to the test by their rivals at Villa Park.

Steve Cotterill, Manager of Birmingham looks on ahead of The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Huddersfield Town and Birmingham City at John Smith's Stadium on January 27, 2018 in...

Stockdale is likely to be a busy man on Sunday, as Villa are proving to be one of the Championship’s leading contenders for promotion.

If Birmingham are able to pull off an upset against their local rivals, they could move seven points clear of the relegation zone, which would represent big progress in recent weeks.

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