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Stats: Aston Villa v Barnsley 

20 Jan

Stats: Aston Villa v Barnsley Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:20/01/2018 18:36:00 All the stats from Aston Villa (3) vs (1) Barnsley, Villa Park, 20/1/18 Att: 31,869...


Match Day: Aston Villa vs. Barnsley 

20 Jan

Now that Bristol have done their job and held Derby to a scoreless draw, can Villa capitalize with a win against visiting Barnsley? If so, we’ll overtake the Robins, move into third with a little luck, and draw within three of the Rams, regardless...


West Brom Confirm Regis Funeral Details 

19 Jan

West Brom Confirm Regis Funeral Details Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:19/01/2018 22:59:00 Following the sad passing of the legend that was Cyrille Regis this week, West Bromwich Albion...


Van Persie Was An Option – Wyness 

19 Jan

Van Persie Was An Option - Wyness Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:19/01/2018 22:53:00 With former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie returning to Feyenoord late yesterday evening, Keith Wyness has confirmed he was an option for...


The Villa Times – 20/01/2018 (Aston Villa News Round-up) 

19 Jan

The Villa Times - 20/01/2018 (Aston Villa News Round-up) Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:19/01/2018 17:05:00 The latest Aston Villa news and views via the uno fish ial one...


Bruce Aiming For Four Wins On The Spin 

19 Jan

Bruce Aiming For Four Wins On The Spin Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:19/01/2018 16:39:00 Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce has now held his pre Barnsley press conference and he's hoping to make it four straight wins this weekend.


Something For The Weekend (599) 

19 Jan

Something For The Weekend (599) Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:19/01/2018 16:29:00 An efficient three points for Villa...


Aston Villa Youngster Heads To Crewe 

19 Jan

Aston Villa Youngster Heads To Crewe Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:19/01/2018 16:28:00 Aston Villa youngster Harry McKirdy has today made the loan switch out to League Two Crewe Alexandra.


I Wish The Spurs Manager Would Just Shut Up 

19 Jan

I Wish The Spurs Manager Would Just Shut Up Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:19/01/2018 15:58:00 Brilliant bit of pre-weekend action unsettling of our loan player by the Spurs manager.


Are Our Expectations Out Of Whack To Villa’s Reality? 

19 Jan

Are Our Expectations Out Of Whack To Villa's Reality? Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:19/01/2018 14:18:00 Stennyvilla asks if our expectations are out of whack to the reality at the club...


An Emotional Dion Dublin On The Influence Of Big Cryrille 

19 Jan

An Emotional Dion Dublin On The Influence Of Big Cryrille Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:19/01/2018 08:56:00 A very emotional Dion Dublin talking about the influence Cryille Regis had on him and fellow black players.


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Other sports »

FA Cup Third Round Summary 

13 Jan

Olli Meek reflects on the FA Cup third round fixtures, with Arsenal crashing out to add to Arsene Wenger's woes.


Redbrick Sports 2018 Predictions 

13 Jan

Redbrick Sport give their predictions for 2018, discussing the top four and relegation battle as well as the FA Cup and Carabao Cup.


NFL Post-Season Preview- Part 2: NFC 

6 Jan

In the second instalment of his NFL post-season previews, James Law focusses on the NFC The post NFL Post-Season Preview- Part 2: NFC appeared first on Redbrick .


NFL Post-Season Preview- Part 1: AFC 

6 Jan

James Law gives Part 1 of his NFL Post-Season preview, starting with the AFC The post NFL Post-Season Preview- Part 1: AFC appeared first on Redbrick .


Liverpool’s Defensive Troubles: Is van Dijk The Answer? 

1 Jan

Digital Editor Alex McDonald gives his take on what could be the signing of the January window, with Liverpool securing Virgil Van Dijk for a world-record fee of £75million The post Liverpool’s Defensive Troubles: Is van Dijk The Answer? appeared...


City’s Christmas Cracker 

18 Dec

Sports writer Tom Leaman looks at how being top of the Premier League table at Christmas bolsters Manchester City's probability of winning the title come the end of the season The post City’s Christmas Cracker appeared first on Redbrick...


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    Rugby »

    He’s walking a disciplinary tightrope and other talking points from Birmingham City’s draw at Preston 

    20 Jan

    Brian Dick outlines his findings from the 1-1 at Deepdale...


    Revealed: What deterred Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce from signing Robin van Persie 

    20 Jan

    Bruce held talks over a move for the former Arsenal and Manchester United striker earlier this month...


    Cheikh Ndoye’s performance and Craig Gardner’s injury: Here’s what Steve Cotterill has to say 

    20 Jan

    The Birmingham City boss was speaking after BCFC drew 1-1 with Preston North End at Deepdale...


    The things that disappointed Steve Cotterill most about Birmingham City’s ‘superb’ draw at Preston 

    20 Jan

    Cotterill was talking after Sam Gallagher's equaliser clinched a point at Deepdale...


    A fascinating insight into what’s got Scott Hogan firing and the Aston Villa striker’s mindset 

    20 Jan

    Hogan has now scored four times in his last three matches for AVFC...


    The number of high-growth businesses in Birmingham is soaring 

    20 Jan

    New figures from the ONS have revealed there were 430 such high-growth businesses in the West Midlands in 2016...


    Adomah’s unusual mascot, handbags and a slip up – moments you missed from Aston Villa 3-1 Barnsley 

    20 Jan

    Villa beat Barnsley at Villa Park today courtesy of goals from Scott Hogan (2) and Conor Hourihane...


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    Birmingham City FC »

    Stats: Preston North End v Birmingham City 

    20 Jan

    Stats: Preston North End v Birmingham City Vitalfootball:Birmingham:20/01/2018 19:28:00 All the stats from Preston North End (1) vs (1) Birmingham City, Deepdale, 20/1/18 Att: 13,529...


    Prepare for a six pointer at St. Andrews 

    20 Jan

    Prepare for a six pointer at St.


    Blues come from behind to earn valuable point at Deepdale 

    20 Jan

    Blues come from behind to earn valuable point at Deepdale Vitalfootball:Birmingham:20/01/2018 17:45:00 Sam Gallagher's goal earned Blues a point at Preston this afternoon...


    Preston lose ground on play-offs 

    20 Jan

    Preston lost ground on the play-off places after Birmingham came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw at Deepdale.


    Steve Cotterill ‘hopeful’ of short term solutions 

    20 Jan

    Steve Cotterill 'hopeful' of short term solutions Vitalfootball:Birmingham:20/01/2018 11:24:00 Steve Cotterill is hoping to use the loan market to his advantage...


    Championship weekend preview 

    19 Jan

    Hull boss Nigel Adkins will push his side to claim all three points in their vital clash with bottom club Sunderland on Saturday.


    Stephen Gleeson joins Ipswich Town on a free 

    19 Jan

    Stephen Gleeson joins Ipswich Town on a free Vitalfootball:Birmingham:19/01/2018 12:32:00 Birmingham City have announced the departure of midfielder Stephen Gleeson...


    Steve Cotterill paying for summer spending spree 

    19 Jan

    Steve Cotterill paying for summer spending spree Vitalfootball:Birmingham:19/01/2018 10:44:00 Rob Wildey analyses Blues' problems in the transfer window...


    Preston v Birmingham preview 

    19 Jan

    Preston could have Paul Huntington and Josh Earl back for Saturday's Championship game at home to Birmingham.


    LISTEN: EFL Matters podcast 

    18 Jan

    Listen to the EFL Matters podcast, as Michael Appleton and Andy Hinchcliffe join David Prutton to discuss all the latest talking points in the Championship, League One and League Two.


    Grounds extension represents good business for Blues 

    18 Jan

    Grounds extension represents good business for Blues Vitalfootball:Birmingham:18/01/2018 10:54:00 Rob Wildey discusses Jonathan Grounds' contract extension...


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    Non-league football »

    Fancy an Abbot? 

    18 Jan

    New in for January, Our Guest ale, Abbot Ale...


    Welcome to the Band Hub! 

    17 Jan

    New promotional video from the Band hub shows the huge potential this great facility has to offer...


    Sutton Coldfield Town Royals 10-0 Rugby Town 

    16 Jan

    Royals romp home with big win...


    Wolverhampton Wanderers 5-0 Sutton Coldfield Town Ladies 

    16 Jan

    Ladies bow out with heads held high...


    Brannon’s Blog – SCTFC 3 – 4 Rushall Olympic FC 

    16 Jan

    Sutton lose out in 7 goal thriller to local rivals...


    Legend remembered before kick off 

    15 Jan

    Stourbridge remembered Cyrille Regis on Monday night before beating Wolves in the Birmingham Senior Cup as many of the EVO-STIK League's clubs mourned the sudden death of the pioneer for black footballers who went from Non-League to playing...


    U18 Juniors exit League Cup 

    15 Jan

    First half goals...


    U15s beat Rushall Olympic 

    15 Jan

    U15s, Suttton Town...


    Ex-boss returns to rescue Royals 

    15 Jan

    Neil Tooth has swapped one EVO-STIK League relegation battle for another after leaving Romulus to make a sensational return to Sutton Coldfield Town.


    Toothy’s back! Royals appoint their new manager 

    15 Jan

    Neil Tooth has accepted the club's offer to return to Coles Lane as first team manager with immediate effect.


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    Cricket »

    Birmingham 2022: Four unanswered questions for the Commonwealth Games 

    22 Dec

    Birmingham has been confirmed as the host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, but there are several issues still to be addressed.


    Moeen Ali reflects on his Birmingham upbringing 

    13 Dec

    England all-rounder Moeen Ali visits his hometown in Sparkhill, Birmingham to reflect on his younger days and how street cricket helped him tackle his confidence.


    T20 Blast: Notts Outlaws start defence against Birmingham Bears in repeat of 2017 final 

    28 Nov

    In a repeat of the 2017 final, holders Notts Outlaws will host Birmingham Bears on day one of next summer's T20 Blast.


    Notts face Bears in T20 opener 

    28 Nov

    The 2018 NatWest T20 Blast will begin with a repeat of the 2017 final between Nottinghamshire Outlaws and Birmingham Bears.


    Notts face Bears in T20 opener 

    28 Nov

    The 2018 T20 Blast will begin with a repeat of the 2017 final between Nottinghamshire Outlaws and Birmingham Bears.


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