Stephane Dalmat turned on the style again, scoring twice as we took control of the game in the first half.
Simon Davies marked his first start since August to put us 3-0 up at the break and after a brief Birmingham comeback and Robbie Savage penalty, Robbie Keane secured the points with the fourth.
"We needed that win and when we look at the lads they're showing good morale and good spirit," said first team coach Chris afterwards.
"And the fact is that we know one, two or three wins will get us up into mid-table.
"We all know how difficult this league is with a lot of places up for grabs apart from the top three.
"But the most important thing is that we must win our home games."
The three points lifted us out of the bottom three.
Chris Hughton targeted a rapid rise up the Premiership after Wednesday's fine 4-1 victory against Birmingham City.