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Knocked out but still proud – Europa League review v Maribor

Here are my reflections on the Blues v NK Maribor game tonight at St Andrews. Please be aware that due to me feeling like death with man-flu and vertigo, I watched this on ITV 4.

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Off to Partizan – Final Game Preview

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Thursday sees the final round of Europa League matches which will determine if the dream is to end for Birmingham City, or if they can somehow get back on the road to Bucharest.

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The Braga Experience Pt II

Although it didn’t run through my mind at the time, Joey Ramone had it down when he sang “I wanna be sedated”. I’m not a fan of long trips home anyway; having to trundle home after a Blues defeat is harder – but the idea of at least a day travelling home after a defeat… well, no-one said this trip was going to be easy.

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The Braga Experience – Pics

With many thanks to fellow hardy travellers on the coach Danny and Connor, I have some more pics of Braga to share with you today.

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The Braga Experience part I

As those of you who follow the blog will know, I (along with sixty three other Blues fans) decided to undertake possibly the most insane journey of our lives and get the coach to Braga and back. Over two and half thousand road miles, pretty much three days travelling to watch Blues capitulate in Portugal – sounds about right, doesn’t it?

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Homeward bound

I write this as I’m sat waiting for the coach to take us home to brum. It’s been an absolute behemoth of a journey, with it taking 25.5 hours from Braga to Caen alone. I’ll be putting up match thoughts along with a trip review later, so stay tuned. I’ve been tweeting stuff on my […]

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On a coach…

As I write this I’m sat on a coach chugging along the m42 on the way to Braga. It’s a bit of a road trip and thus I’m going to do my best impression of Jack Kerouac and write on the road. It’s weird really as quite a few people I know thought that the […]

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Off to Partizan – the Braga Preview

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Wednesday marks the final away game of the Europa League Group stage, and what is potentially Blues’ last trip into Europe for a while – win or draw and we could be back on tour in February in the knockout rounds; lose and that is most likely to be it.

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Braga Travel

With Blues now really needing a result in Braga to fulfil their dreams of qualification for the knockout rounds, I thought it would be worth posting a reminder of how you can get there.

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The Comeback Kids Strike Again – Blues v Brugge review

Here are my reflections on the Birmingham City v Club Brugge Europa League group stage game:

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