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Hope and Expectation

The signing of Jon Toral on a season-long loan brings the number of signings during the close season to six; this comes in addition to five new contracts being agreed for existing players.

Posted in Birmingham City, General Ramblings | 108 Comments

Carson Receiver Summons Update

Early indications from Hong Kong are that Carson Yeung and U-Continent have failed in their bid to have Ernst and Young set aside as Receivers.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football | 21 Comments

Signings, goals and non-announcements

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Birmingham City have confirmed the signing of Jon Toral on a season-long loan from Arsenal today. The 20-year-old midfielder scored six times on loan for Brentford in the Championship last season, making 34 appearances.

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Renewing Cause for Optimism

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Jonathan Grounds became the fourth player in the close season to be signed to a new, longer team deal at St Andrew’s yesterday with an extension of his deal that keeps him in B9 until 2017 with a further year’s option.

Posted in Birmingham City, Talking Points | 52 Comments

Kieftenbeld Signs

Birmingham City have today officially confirmed the signing of Maikel Kieftenbeld on a three year deal for an undisclosed fee.

Posted in Birmingham City, Players | 51 Comments

Cotterill on his way?

Rumours have resurfaced that David Cotterill will be sold to Cardiff City in the coming days. There had been reports earlier in the month that the Bluebirds were interested in the Welsh winger but they seemed to have gone very quiet until tonight.

Posted in Birmingham City, Transfers | 41 Comments

Bid Accepted for Kieftenbeld

Various outlets are reporting that Blues have met the release clause for Maikel Kieftenbeld and the 25-year-old FC Groningen captain is now travelling to Birmingham to England for talks having been left out of their friendly with Roda JC.

Posted in Birmingham City, Transfers | 89 Comments

Time to Prove the Doubters Wrong

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It emerged yesterday Diego Fabbrini is set to sign for Middlesbrough on a year-long loan, finally ending the pursuit in the Italian by Blues following his short loan spell at St Andrew’s last season.

Posted in Birmingham City, Talking Points | 125 Comments

Line in the Sand

Gary Rowett has today told www.bcfc.com that he remains hopeful of striking a deal for Watford midfielder Diego Fabbrini, who played on loan at St Andrew’s at the end of last season. He went to on to say that although talks were ongoing there were other players on the list that he would like should the deal for the Italian go through.

Posted in Birmingham City, Transfers | 109 Comments

Caddis, Mlapa and Crooks

Paul Caddis is the third Birmingham City player to sign a contract extension with the club confirming yesterday that the Scot has signed a new deal that will keep him at St Andrew’s until 2017. Caddis has made 118 appearances for Blues, scoring 12 times and has regularly been captain when club skipper Paul Robinson hasn’t been in the first eleven.

Posted in Birmingham City, Transfers | 76 Comments

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