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Chris Burke

Full Name Christopher Robert Burke
DOB 02 December 1983
Place of Birth Glasgow, Scotland
Nationality Scotland
Position Right Winger
Blues Playing Statistics
Total League Appearances  130
Total Appearances  154
League Goals  25
Total Goals  28
Birmingham City Debut against  Derby County 06 August 2011
Birmingham City Debut goal against  Barnsley 24 September 2011
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Latest articles about Chris Burke

No Greek Takeaway for Blues

The Birmingham Mail today confirmed that Birmingham City would not be pursuing an interest in AEK Athens winger Vangelis Platellas. The 25 year old scored fifteen goals in twenty-one games as AEK won the Greek Third Division at a canter.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Players, Talking Points, Transfers | 166 Comments »

Strength in Adversity

Sky Sports News has pubished a story this morning that former Derby County Chairman and current Hull FC owner Adam Pearson has entered the race to buy Birmingham City. Pearson is reported to be in a consortium along with Mike Farnan, who was previously involved in trying to buy Leeds prior to Massimo Cellino’s successful bid.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Talking Points | 163 Comments »

Burke, Ziggy and Robbo to stay?

The Birmingham Mail today reported that Chris Burke and Nikola Zigic are in line to be offered new deals to stay with the club along with captain Paul Robinson. Both Burke and Zigic would have to take pay cuts in the current climate – Zigic especially so – but it’s understood both want to stay at the club and could potentially sign.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Talking Points | 65 Comments »

Dear Lee: Leeds Preview

Blues face Leeds today in what is a crunch game in the Championship – win it and the teams around us lose and we are virtually mathematically safe; the reverse and we are in deep trouble. A game without a win today also sets a much unwanted all-time record in the Championship of seventeen home league games without a win. With this in mind I’ve decided to dispense with the normal style of these pieces and address this directly to Lee Clark.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Previews, The Championship | 53 Comments »

Keeping goals out at the Keepmoat – Doncaster Preview

Birmingham City face Doncaster Rovers today in a crunch clash that could see the loser well and truly dragged into the relegation mix. Blues go into the game knowing a win will take them above Rovers while defeat could reduce the gap between them and the bottom three to just two points.

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Another win on the road for Blues? Ipswich Preview

Lee Clark’s Birmingham City side make the long trip to Suffolk to face Ipswich Town today hoping to build on last week’s win against Blackpool.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Previews, The Championship | 106 Comments »

More Reason to be Cheerful

Birmingham City advanced to the fourth round of the FA Cup last night with a 3-0 victory over League Two side Bristol Rovers. Goals from Paul Robinson and Chris Burke (2) ensured that Blues will face Swansea City at the end of this month for a place in the last sixteen.

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Posted in Birmingham City, General Ramblings | 81 Comments »

Potential Banana Skin: Doncaster Rovers Preview

Blues take on Paul Dickov’s Doncaster Rovers side tonight with both teams coming off the back of morale boosting wins at the weekend. After beating high-flying QPR 2-1 at home on Saturday Dickov will be hoping his injury-hit squad can maintain momentum against a Blues side who are unbeaten in three.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Previews | 29 Comments »

100 up for Burke – Charlton Preview

Lee Clark has to rouse his battle weary troops for the visit of Chris Powell’s Charlton Athletic after a tough defeat on penalties in midweek. For the Addicks it’s a chance for them to pick up a handy away point or three against a team who is also struggling in the bottom half of the Championship.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Previews, The Championship | 81 Comments »

Fine Lines – Bolton Match Reflections

Here are my reflections on the match between Bolton and Blues at St Andrews.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Reviews, The Championship | 67 Comments »


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