Birmingham's Carling Cup heroes have now set their sights on securing safety in the Premier League.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has told his devastated squad that they cannot allow Carling Cup final heartbreak to derail their season.
Johan Djourou has urged Arsenal to show their character and bounce back from losing the Carling Cup final.
Birmingham captain Stephen Carr showered praise on match-winner Obafemi Martins.
Ben Foster hailed Birmingham's spirit as they managed to upset the odds and beat Arsenal in the Carling Cup final.
Arsene Wenger admitted it was frustrating not to end Arsenal's trophy drought after the Carling Cup final defeat.
The winning goal in the Carling Cup final was the easiest in Obafemi Martins' career, according to the striker.
Alex McLeish praised his Birmingham side for defying the odds and securing a 'deserved' win over Arsenal.
Birmingham shocked Arsenal in the Carling Cup final as Obfemi Martins capitalised on a defensive mix-up to secure a last-gasp 2-1 victory.