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The Future is Bright – An Often Partisan Video Podcast

The future is looking brighter for Birmingham City. Unbeaten this season and in fine fettle while off the pitch the end looks closer for the Carson Yeung regime with the publication of the judgement against him trying to set aside the receivers.

Posted in Birmingham City, Video Podcasts | 19 Comments

GAMEDAY: MK Dons v Blues

Birmingham City travel to the stadium:MK for their first competitive fixture in Milton Keynes, looking to extend their impressive unbeaten start to the season.

Posted in Birmingham City, Gameday, The Championship | 29 Comments

Carson and Ryan Yeung criticised as Judge rules against setting aside Receivers

Details have emerged from Hong Kong in the last couple of hours of the judgement ruling against Carson in his attempts to set aside Ernst and Young as receivers of Birmingham International Holdings.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football | 34 Comments

The Gray Situation

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News has broken this evening on the Guardian website that Leciester City have agreed to pay the release clause in Dimmi Gray’s contract – reported to be £4.7m. Gray signed a new contract for three years at St Andrew’s last month but apparently that has done little to halt the speculation surrounding his future at the club.

Posted in Birmingham City, Talking Points | 85 Comments

Bring It On

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Birmingham City are to play their rivals from across the expressway away from home in the third round of the league cup following their 2-0 win over Gillingham last night. Two goals from Wes Thomas sealed victory in a match that saw debuts from the bench for Nicolai Brock-Madsen and Viv Solomon-Otabor.

Posted in Birmingham City, Talking Points | 67 Comments

GAMEDAY: Blues v Gillingham

Birmingham City take on Gillingham tonight in the League Cup for a place in the third round. Justin Edinburgh’s side are top of League One and will be hopeful of adding to the cup upsets that have already taken place in the first round.

Posted in Gameday | 27 Comments

The Quiet Revolution

The next round of court cases for Birmingham International Holdings takes place in just under three weeks with Peter Pannu’s case against BIH being heard in the High Court of Hong Kong on September 11.

Posted in Birmingham City, General Ramblings | 26 Comments

Blues v Derby Match Reflections

Birmingham City held Derby County to their fourth successive league draw in front of an electric atmosphere at St Andrew’s. Stephen Gleeson’s deflected 30 yard effort was cancelled out by Johnny Russell half way through the second half as Blues improved vastly on the result against the same team last season.

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

Blues close in on Danish Striker

Rumours have surfaced that Blues are aiming to sign 22 year old Danish striker Nicolai Brock-Madsen from Randers FC of Denmark. The Danish U-21 striker was believed to be heading to FC UFA in Russia but it appears Blues may have stolen a march on him.

Posted in Birmingham City, Transfers | 45 Comments

GAMEDAY: Blues v Derby

Birmingham City face Derby County in their second televised clash in a week tonight at St Andrew’s. Last season Derby thumped Blues 4-0 in what still is Gary Rowett’s heaviest defeat as Blues manager and no doubt Rowett will be looking to do better against his former team this season.

Posted in Birmingham City, Gameday | 6 Comments

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