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Blues Ladies Hold Tyreso 0-0

Blues Ladies held Swedish team Tyreso FF to a creditable goalless draw in the UEFA Women’s Champions League Semi Final first leg. The Swedes started as favourites but couldn’t break down a determined Blues side that could have even nicked it at the end.

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Within Blues’ Grasp: Forest Preview

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Lee Clark takes his men the short distance to the City Ground today knowing that a win against Nottingham Forest will almost definitely ensure their stay in the Championship this season.

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Referee Watch – Mike Jones

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Barring any late changes, Mike Jones of Chester will be in the middle for Blues’ Championship game against Nottingham Forest at the City Ground today. Here is a look at his stats.

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The Lisbon Dance: Blues Ladies v Tyresö FF Preview

Tomorrow sees Birmingham City Ladies take on Tyresö FF of the Damallsvenskan in the UEFA Women’s Champions League semi final. The Blues ladies are just two matches away from the showpiece final in Lisbon next month and will be hoping for a good result to take to Sweden next week.

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Patience

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Social Media was ablaze again yesterday as first Tom Ross (in the Birmingham Mail) and then Mark Regan of Radio WM broke details of a UK-based consortium bidding for Birmingham City. Both talked of a bid of £32million for the club from a consortium of backers which included (as per Tom Ross) one or a couple of Blues fans.

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The Saga Goes On

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As the season draws to a close it is not just matters on the pitch that fans are debating over. The potential sale of the football club is very much a hot topic and yet since it was confirmed by BIH that the sale of a 12% stake to Beijing Liangzhu had been scrapped no further news has been forthcoming.

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The Relegation Mixer

Blues managed to strengthen their chances of staying in the Championship this weekend without playing a game as the six teams below them failed to win. Indeed, had it not been for a stoppage time goal from Millwall’s Martyn Woolford in their 2-2 draw against Watford then the weekend would have been almost perfect.

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OP Statement: An Update

You will know from my post on 13 March 2014 about the meeting I had with Birmingham City lawyers. They followed up with two legal letters which I am publishing in the interests of transparency, along with my lawyers’ response.

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Squad Numbers

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Lee Clark told the Birmingham Mail today how he didn’t want to rely on loans at Birmingham City; that he wanted a squad of players contracted to the club as a core group to build around with younger players from the academy to pad it out and to continue emerging as they have done in the last few years.

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Back the Boys and Girls

Birmingham City have announced that they have slashed ticket prices for the final three home games of the season in an attempt to pack out the stadium.

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