Matt Jarvis believes Saturday’s mouthwatering FA Cup clash with neighbours and rivals Birmingham City is a massive game and the one neutrals will look at as a possible indicator of who is the region’s top side in the Championship.
Tomorrow’s encounter at St Andrew’s will have no bearing on the league situation with Wolves currently seven points ahead of their city rivals and looking for a welcome distraction from the rigours of the Championship.
But Wolves’ midfielder Jarvis believes it is inevitable people will look at the game in a different light because of the rivalry between the two high-flyers in the battle for promotion to the top flight.
The former Gillingham youngster believes the bragging rights on who wins the cup clash tomorrow may have some psychological effect on the two sides for the remainder of the season.
He said: “We are in the FA Cup and we want a good cup run. But there is added interest in this game, I am sure, because there is also the fact that it is a Midland derby and of course the further attraction that we are perhaps trying to get one up on them because of the league situation. It works both ways, though, because they will want to get one up on us.
“It is a big game – no question – and I am sure people will say there are
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