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Competition Winner – Art of Football

I’m pleased to announce the winner of the Art of Football competition to win a beautiful print of the Carling Cup Final.

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Today marks the first day of the Chinese New Year – the year of the Monkey. In Hong Kong the stock exchange will be shut for three days as the local populace celebrates. The sad thing is for us in Birmingham it doesn’t seem to matter that the HKSE will be shut – BIH seems to be in absolute limbo with no sign of further movement.

Posted in Birmingham City, Talking Points | 26 Comments

Sheffield Wednesday Reflections

Two goals from Gary Hooper condemned Blues to their first league defeat of 2016 at a wet St Andrew’s. Blues had taken the lead when Clayton Donaldson made the most of a ricochet from Tom Lees’ clearance in first half injury time but they were undone by two goals in two minutes in the second half.

Posted in Birmingham City, Reviews, The Championship | 74 Comments

GAMEDAY – Wednesday on a Saturday…

Gary Rowett is looking to continue Birmingham City’s fine start to 2016 with a seventh game unbeaten against Sheffield Wednesday today. Having lost 3-0 on Boxing Day to the Owls at Hillsborough, Blues will be anxious to get their revenge on their top six rivals.

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Further Development

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Birmingham City Academy striker Ronan Hale scored four times in the U18 side’s 4-2 win over Coventry City at the weekend. The 17-year-old Northern Irish striker is now up to 13 goals in 13 league and cup games for Blues U18 side having signed from Crusaders in the summer.

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Two Meals Away From Barbarism

It’s difficult at this moment in time not to look across the expressway at our stricken brethren and smirk. After a few years of laughing at our problems while circling the Premier League drain themselves, our city rivals have suddenly become the league’s whipping boys and with fourteen games to go are all but down.

Posted in Birmingham City, General Ramblings | 77 Comments

Pushing on for promotion

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I think there was a certain amount of pride in the proclamation from the official Birmingham City twitter account that it was “highly unlikely” that there would be any further activity in the transfer window.

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Prodigious Sons

Mitch Hancox and Reece Brown are included in a strong squad for Birmingham City’s development squad game today against Barnsley, which will be played at Solihull Moor’s Autotech Stadium at 1pm today.

Posted in Birmingham City, Players, Professional Development League | 63 Comments

GAMEDAY – Bristol City Away – and a Competition

Blues face managerless Bristol City away hoping to build further on back to back 3-0 victories against Derby County and Ipswich Town.

Posted in Birmingham City, Competitions, Gameday, The Championship | 143 Comments

BIH: Still No Further News

Birmingham International Holdings announced to the HKSE this morning that negotiations were still ongoing with Trillion Trophy Asia with respect to a prospective takeover.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football | 43 Comments

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