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Birmingham City Interested in Miquel Nelom to Further Improve Team’s Defense 

17 Jan 18

The club are always on the lookout for some fresh talent to add to our squad.


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Derby County 

14 Jan 18

It was the end of another working week and Saturday morning was once again upon us.


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Burton Albion 

6 Jan 18

I awoke as usual, at just after 06.00 and – not being one for lying around in bed – I got up, abluted, and headed downstairs.


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Reading v Birmingham City Post Match Thoughts 

3 Jan 18

Although Baz was at the game last night, because of work commitments he has been unable to do a view from the south for last night.


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View From The South – Birmingham City v Leeds United 

31 Dec 17

First of all, before I forget my manners in the desolate gloom that is our football season, I hope all of you that read this drivel had a wonderful Christmas although the events of Boxing Day, unless you were like me and asleep, couldn&#8217…


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Birmingham City v Leeds Utd Brief Post Match Comments 

30 Dec 17

Well we REALLY needed that win today, and we got a clean sheet! The only disappointment is that the teams just above us also won or drew.


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View from the South- Birmingham City v Queens Park Rangers 

16 Dec 17

The Virgin Mary, gravid with child, was carried on a little donkey many miles to the stable where Jesus was born.


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View from the South – Fulham v Birmingham City 

10 Dec 17

Birmingham City nil; seems to roll off the tongue doesn’t it? Birmingham City nil is how I answer people who ask me whom I support nowadays.


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Birmingham City Football Club WM Police and Supporters’ Forum: December 2017 

8 Dec 17

Joys and Sorrows were proud to attend the most recent Supporters’ Forum on 7th December  2017.


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Misfiring Birmingham Heaping the Blues on Themselves 

6 Dec 17

In football, every team is prone to a slight dip in form during the season.


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Blues v Wolves Preview 

1 Dec 17

Let’s face facts, Wolves are flying.


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Joys & Sorrows – Birmingham City Football Club Supporters’ Forum: November 2017 

29 Nov 17

Joys and Sorrows were proud to attend the most recent Supporters’ Forum on 27th November  2017.


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2018 World Cup Draw Provides Added Interest for Blues’ Fans 

28 Nov 17

By the time the 2018 World Cup gets underway in Russia next summer, Birmingham City fans will be hoping that their Championship status will have been preserved and they can sit back, enjoy the tournament and cheer on their national team.


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Anything can happen in the Championship 

27 Nov 17

Source: HitBirmingham via Facebook The Championship table does not make ideal reading for us Birmingham City fans at the moment.


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Middlesbrough v Blues Preview 

20 Nov 17

A vital 1-0 win over Nottingham Forest on Saturday saw the Blues climb out of the relegation zone and gave the team a much-needed confidence boost ahead of a horrendous run of fixtures.


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Not a View From the South Birmingham City v Nottingham Forest 

18 Nov 17

So Bazza couldn’t make the game today, and Russ who NORMALLY goes, had to put family first.


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Birmingham City On This Day Book Review and Competition 

13 Nov 17

Pitch publishing have approached us and asked if we would plug the recently published book by Tim Evershed.


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The Trillion Dollar Question – Should Redknapp have been given more time? 

9 Nov 17

IMAGE SOURCE: TalkSPORT via Twitter Little under twelve months ago in December 2016, just after a 2-1 victory against Ipswich Town and with Birmingham City sat in seventh position in the Championship, manager Gary Rowett and his backroom staff…


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Aston Villa 

30 Oct 17

The much anticipated date for the first local derby of the season was finally upon us.


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Blues v Them Post Match Thoughts 

29 Oct 17

After the performance against Millwall was a bit anxious about this one.


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How Can Birmingham City Turn Their Season Around? 

20 Oct 17

We welcome this guest post.


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View From the Main Stand – Birmingham City v Cardiff City 

14 Oct 17

As Bazza previously expected, we approached this game already in the bottom three.


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Preston North End 

17 Sep 17

As I rather expected, we approached this game already in the bottom three.


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View from the South – Norwich City v Birmingham City 

10 Sep 17

View from the South – Norwich City v Birmingham City I hadn’t been to a match in a while.


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Joys & Sorrows – Birmingham City Football Club Supporters’ Forum: August 2017 

17 Aug 17

Joys and Sorrows were proud to attend the most recent Supporters’ Forum on 15th August 2017.


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Bristol City 

13 Aug 17

It was to be an earlier start than usual as I had to make the 8.02 train from Blackwater.


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View from the South – Ipswich Town v Birmingham City 

6 Aug 17

I woke up early on a sunny Saturday morning, not because of any perceived anticipation for the start of the new season but merely due to the fact that as I’ve got older, I’ve tended to need less sleep and I’ve never been one…


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Maintenance 

15 Jun 17

The site may go off for short periods as I have to do some maintenance over the next couple of days.


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Keith Dixon New Book and Competition 

12 Jun 17

Local business man and Bluenose author, Keith Dixon, has written a new book called Blues Insider.


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The Legend Returns – Win a Mitre Football Competition 

2 Jun 17

Next season the EFL will see a new Mitre ball.


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Panos Pavlakis Leaves, But Fans Should Thank Him 

19 May 17

Today Panos Pavlakis left the club after three and a half years as a director.


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Steve Cotterill Not Staying at Blues 

16 May 17

Steve Cotterill has decided not to stay at the club as Harry’s number 2.


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Sponsorship 

15 May 17

We are looking for a couple of new sponsors.


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Redknapp Confirmed What Now? 

12 May 17

After the dreadful period for the club while Zola was manager, I like many Blues fans, were convinced we would be relegated.


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View From the South – Bristol City v Birmingham City 

8 May 17

During the week, Chris had called up and asked if I was going to go to the beam back at St Andrews.


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Che Adam’s Red Card Overturned 

3 May 17

The club have successfully appealed Che’s red card from the Huddersfield game on Saturday.


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Huddersfield Town 

30 Apr 17

Well, here we were, we had arrived at the last home game of the season never dreaming that we would be in this parlous position when sitting just outside the play offs in December.


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Now We Know What We Need to Do! 

30 Apr 17

So a win v Bristol City next week keeps us up.


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View from the South – Aston Villa v Birmingham City 

24 Apr 17

It was more like view from the screen.


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View from the South Birmingham City v Burton Albion 

18 Apr 17

Those of you that indulge me by reading my musing on matters all things blue will know that I usually make a comment regarding the journey to St Andrews which this week included my son Ben and Will my mate who picked both of us up at Guildford…


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Derby County 

9 Apr 17

The bright sunshine of Spring means that the season is drawing to a close.


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Zola’s Post Match Interview v Derby 

8 Apr 17

Just watched the “highlights” on C5.


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View from the South – Ipswich Town v Birmingham City 

2 Apr 17

I find the journey to Ipswich one of the easiest from where I live and I had a choice to go from my local station, Blackwater via Reading and Paddington or Farnborough Main via Waterloo.


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Newcastle United 

19 Mar 17

After a long and tiring week, it was Saturday morning once again and I was standing on the platform at Blackwater station with a vast throng of London Irish supporters going to the Madjeski for their game against Cornish Pirates.


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View from the South – Cardiff City v Birmingham City 

12 Mar 17

It has been a tiring week one way and another and I therefore woke up a little later than usual so there was no time to lose in order to ablute, have breakfast, restorative cup of coffee and take Bentley, my neighbour’s Cairn Terrier …


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The Board Need to be Brave 

7 Mar 17

I am pretty easy going and I am also prepared to give people a chance, and I have been quiet on the subject up to now in the hope that things would turn around.


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One Win Leeds To Another? – BCFC v Leeds Match Preview 

3 Mar 17

One win in fourteen was awful, but two wins in two would be amazing.


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Queens Park Rangers 

19 Feb 17

It was 0945 at Blackwater station where I stood ticket in one hand and mobile phone in the other.


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Fulham 

5 Feb 17

Saturday morning once again and once again I found myself standing on the platform at my local station for the train to Reading.


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View from the South- Norwich City v Birmingham City 

29 Jan 17

I can’t say that I was looking forward to my journey to Norwich; having looked up the trains it didn’t seem to matter which way I went whether via Reading or London Waterloo it was still three changes and a travel time of over four…


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Birmingham City Football Club WM Police and Supporters’ Forum: January 2017 

28 Jan 17

Joys and Sorrows were proud to attend the most recent Supporters’ Forum on 24th January 2017.


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Nottingham Forest 

15 Jan 17

“The north wind will blow, And we will have snow, And what will poor robin do then? Poor thing! This week has seen the return of snow but if the sight out of my back garden window was anything to go by, poor robin was just fine listening…


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Craig Gardner Re-Signs 

11 Jan 17

Craigy Gardner is a blue, is a blue, is a blue, Craigy Gardner is a blue – he hates villa.


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Newcastle United 

8 Jan 17

It was cool and dank on Saturday morning but much milder than of late.


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Post Match Thoughts Blues v Newcastle FA Cup 3 

8 Jan 17

I know Baz will produce his match report later, but I wanted to add some thoughts.


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Brentford 

3 Jan 17

Firstly, I hope that all members of the Bluenose nation that follow my musings had a wonderful Christmas and may I wish you all a joyful, peaceful and prosperous 2017.


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David Brent-ford – Ricky Gervais or Gianfranco Zola? BCFC v Brentford Match Preview 

1 Jan 17

Back to back defeats again – for the second time this season – provided an Ipswich sandwich.


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The Future’s Bright(on)?? Birmingham City v Brighton Match Preview 

16 Dec 16

When I wrote my last article, we’d suffered back to back defeats and we hadn’t yet beaten Ipswich as we turned the tide in our favour once again, yet I still didn’t even begin to think we might be discussing the sacking of…


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Post Sacking / New Appointment Thoughts 

16 Dec 16

Ok I have taken a bit of time to think about what happened so i could post reflectively rather than emotionally.


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BCFC Give a Statement on Rowett’s Departure 

14 Dec 16

The club have posted the following statement on bcfc.