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Green Has Holte End Goal For 2017/18 

26 May

Green Has Holte End Goal For 2017/18 Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:26/05/2017 21:33:00 Winger Andre Green has been speaking about his eagerness to achieve a boyhood dream next season following his breakthrough this campaign - a goal in front of...


Chester Gets Wales Call (26/5/17) 

25 May

Chester Gets Wales Call (26/5/17) Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:25/05/2017 21:12:00 Aston Villa's James Chester has been called up by Wales manager Chris Coleman for the coming international games.


New EFL Radio Deal Starts 2017/18 

25 May

New EFL Radio Deal Starts 2017/18 Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:25/05/2017 20:52:00 The Football League confirmed yesterday that a new three year deal with Talksport and the BBC had been signed to increase radio broadcast coverage from next season...


Bruce Release To See Villa Bruce Duo? 

24 May

Bruce Release To See Villa Bruce Duo? Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:24/05/2017 21:25:00 Centre half Alex Bruce found out he'd been released by Hull City yesterday via social media and it's only fuelled suggestions he will be a summer arrival...


Jedinak Hails Chester’s Performances 

24 May

Jedinak Hails Chester's Performances Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:24/05/2017 21:20:00 Australian midfielder and part time centre half Mile Jedinak has named James Chester as being his Aston Villa Player of the Season for 2016/17.


Positive McCormack Talks With Bruce 

24 May

Positive McCormack Talks With Bruce Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:24/05/2017 21:18:00 Chief Executive Keith Wyness has confirmed that there have already been positive talks between Ross McCormack and manager Steve Bruce.


Wyness – No Excuses For 2017/18 

24 May

Wyness - No Excuses For 2017/18 Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:24/05/2017 21:16:00 Chief Executive Keith Wyness has said the players will have 'no excuses' if we fail next season.


Wyness Explains Pre Season Plans 

23 May

Wyness Explains Pre Season Plans Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:23/05/2017 21:00:00 Chief Executive Steve Wyness has confirmed that Aston Villa's summer friendlies will have a more local feel to them this summer at the request of manager Steve...


Villa Head To Germany In Pre Season 

23 May

Villa Head To Germany In Pre Season Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:23/05/2017 21:00:00 Aston Villa confirmed yesterday that the first team group would head to Germany for a mini tournament as we prepare for the 2017/18 campaign.


HK – Villa Squad Announced For Soccer Sevens 

22 May

HK - Villa Squad Announced For Soccer Sevens Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:22/05/2017 21:25:00 Aston Villa confirmed yesterday that Keinan Davis and Corey Blackett-Taylor will lead the line at this weekend's Hong Kong Soccer Sevens tournament...


Jedinak Feels Settled At Villa 

22 May

Jedinak Feels Settled At Villa Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:22/05/2017 21:23:00 Australian international midfielder Mile Jedinak has said he now feels 'right at home' at Aston Villa following the summer switch from Crystal Palace.


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Other sports »

Premier League Darts: Finals Night Review 

20 May

Sports writer Bradley West reports on what happened at the 2017 edition of Finals Night in the Premier League Darts The post Premier League Darts: Finals Night Review appeared first on Redbrick .


Sharapova signs two-year deal to play at Birmingham 

18 May

Maria Sharapova signs a deal with the Lawn Tennis Association to play at Birmingham's Aegon Classic for the next two years.


Premier League Darts: Week 15 Review 

18 May

Sports writer, Bradley West, reports on the final week of the Premier League Darts which saw the qualifiers for Finals Night confirmed The post Premier League Darts: Week 15 Review appeared first on Redbrick .


From the Stands: Manchester City win Women’s FA Cup Final 

14 May

Sport online editor Nancy Frostick rounds-up the action from the Women's FA Cup Final after watching Manchester City emerge victorious at Wembley The post From the Stands: Manchester City win Women’s FA Cup Final appeared first on Redbrick...


Review: An Audience With… Allan Lamb 

13 May

Sport online editor Nicola Kenton was in attendance at the Bramall as former England captain Allan Lamb spoke about his career and all things cricket The post Review: An Audience With… Allan Lamb appeared first on Redbrick .


UoB’s Stars To Face Off Women’s FA Cup Final 

11 May

Sport online editor Nancy Frostick previews the match between Manchester City and Birmingham City in the final of the Women's FA Cup at Wembley The post UoB’s Stars To Face Off Women’s FA Cup Final appeared first on Redbrick .


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    Rugby »

    Aston Villa defender Ritchie De Laet provides an update on his injury situation 

    27 May

    The defender suffered a bad injury during the match with Brentford back in September...


    Birmingham City’s pre-season return date revealed – and what Harry Redknapp has planned 

    27 May

    The Blues boss is looking to improve on last season's 19th-place finish in the Championship...


    Police swoop to recover stolen cars in Bordesley Green 

    27 May

    They say the vehicles were used in offences across the city...


    Aston Villa among most searched clubs – but Tony Xia won’t be happy! 

    27 May

    AVFC finished the Championship season in 13th place but their popularity continues to grow...


    Kings Heath High Street CLOSED after woman hit by lorry 

    27 May

    Elderly woman in collision with a lorry in Kings Heath...


    The number of Brummies going to hospital because of CIGARETTES 

    27 May

    Across England, people were hospitalised because of smoking nearly 520,000 times in 2015-16...


    Adam Legzdins happy to pick Birmingham City over other offers 

    27 May

    BCFC invoked option on goalkeeper's contract...


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    Birmingham City FC »

    This Everton youngster should be looked at by Harry Redknapp 

    27 May

    This Everton youngster should be looked at by Harry Redknapp Vitalfootball:Birmingham:27/05/2017 00:29:00 Tom Heslop takes a look at one Everton player who has a very bright future...


    Harry Redknapp setting the bench mark 

    26 May

    Harry Redknapp setting the bench mark Vitalfootball:Birmingham:26/05/2017 09:06:00 Harry Redknapp is building the depths of the squad...


    Gayle wins PFA Fans’ award 

    26 May

    Newcastle striker Dwight Gayle has won the PFA Fans' Championship Player of the Season award, ahead of Chris Wood and Anthony Knockaert.


    Blues should look to capitalise on Leeds United turmoil 

    26 May

    Blues should look to capitalise on Leeds United turmoil Vitalfootball:Birmingham:26/05/2017 01:25:00 Tom Heslop discusses one player he thinks Birmingham City should sign from fellow Championship side Leeds United...


    New EFL Radio Deal Starts 2017/18 

    25 May

    New EFL Radio Deal Starts 2017/18 Vitalfootball:Birmingham:25/05/2017 20:58:00 The Football League confirmed yesterday that a new three year deal with Talksport and the BBC had been signed to increase radio broadcast coverage from next season...


    Offering Robbo a new deal a good move by Redknapp 

    25 May

    Offering Robbo a new deal a good move by Redknapp Vitalfootball:Birmingham:25/05/2017 16:06:00 Tom Heslop has his say on the news that Paul Robinson has been offered a new one year contract by the club...


    Birmingham City: Paul Robinson offered new player-coach contract 

    25 May

    Birmingham City offer club captain Paul Robinson another new one-year player-coach contract.


    Supporters Forum 

    25 May

    The minutes of the Supporters Forum held on May 16th are now available.


    VOTE: Champ Player of the Season 

    25 May

    Voting is now open for the Championship PFA Fans' Player of the Season.


    This Middlesbrough player should top Blues’ transfer list 

    25 May

    This Middlesbrough player should top Blues' transfer list Vitalfootball:Birmingham:25/05/2017 01:25:00 Tom Heslop discusses why he thinks this certain Boro player should top Harry Redknapp's summer wishlist...


    Former Wales forward Kinsey dies 

    24 May

    Former Wales, Cardiff City, Norwich City, Birmingham City and Port Vale forward Noel Kinsey has died at the age of 91.


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    Non-league football »

    Craddock and Weale join the Royals 

    25 May

    SCTFC are delighted to announce that Josh Craddock and Tom Weale have joined the club for the new season.


    Updated Romulus 2017/18 Pre Season Schedule.. 

    23 May

    Romulus Football Club are now pleased to announce their 2017/18 pre season games schedule..


    Admission prices for next season 2017-18 

    23 May

    The Board is pleased to announce that admission prices at Coles Lane for the new season have been held at exactly the same rate as last season...


    Awards Evening 12th May 2017 

    23 May

    Goalkeeper James Wren sweeps the board at the awards evening...


    U16’s in JPL Champions Finals Day action 

    21 May

    Royals finish 3rd...


    Romulus 2017/18 Pre Season Schedule.. 

    20 May

    Romulus Football Club are now pleased to announce their 2017/18 pre season games schedule..


    Romulus Football Club take Academy to new level 

    19 May

    Ambitious Romulus Football Club are set to take their acclaimed Academy to a new level..


    Roms appeal for friendly opponents 

    19 May

    Romulus are looking for friendly opponents for the final Saturday before the 2017-18 EVO-STIK Northern Premier League season kicks off.


    Academy news.. 

    18 May

    Want to follow the footsteps of Darius Vassell and Marvin Johnson can make that step into professional football from the Roms..


    Latest Academy Open Event during Half Term.. 

    18 May

    Want to follow the footsteps of Darius Vassell and Marvin Johnson can make that step into professional football from the Roms..


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    Cricket »

    Rain stops Manor from kick starting their season 

    24 May

    Any hopes that Aston Manor had of kick starting their season after a series of disappointing results were thwarted by the weather at Church Road on Saturday.


    South Africa v Sussex: Quinton de Kock hits 104 as tourists win first warm-up game 

    19 May

    South Africa thrash Sussex by 66 runs in the rain-affected first game of their tour of England, which runs until early August.


    ICC Champions Trophy in Birmingham 

    18 May

    ICC celebrates cricket in the heart of the city.


    One-Day Cup: Lancashire win at Edgbaston to leave Warwickshire bottom of group 

    7 May

    Steven Croft's ton helps Lancashire beat Warwickshire to leave the One-Day Cup holders bottom of the North Group.


    One-Day Cup: Billy Root makes maiden List A century as Notts win at Edgbaston 

    5 May

    Nottinghamshire's Billy Root hit an unbeaten 107, his maiden List A century to help beat Warwickshire at Edgbaston.


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