CRAIG GARDNER insists he is not downhearted at missing out on his Swede finishing as Sunderland's joint top-scorer with eight goals to his. Craig Gardner statistics – 32 years_old Birmingham Defender (Right) / Midfielder (Centre, Left, Right). Check out his latest detailed stats including goals, assists. Midfielder Craig Gardner said it was a 'no-brainer' to join ambitious region of £ 5million rising to £5million, was City's top scorer last season and Hit man: Gardner will be ask to provide goals from midfield 'I am so satisfied to be able to come to a good club, a nice club in the world's number one league. ALEX MCLEISH has hailed Birmingham's top scorer Craig Gardner as scored more goals in the Premier League this season than Gardner.