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Birmingham edge closer to survival 

21 Apr 18

Jacques Maghoma was Birmingham’s goalscoring hero in their vital 2-1 Championship home win over Sheffield United.


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Birmingham v Sheff Utd preview 

20 Apr 18

Birmingham’s attacking options are boosted by the return of Che Adams and Sam Gallagher ahead of the visit of Sheffield United.


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The Tilton Talk Show 16-04-18 

19 Apr 18

Tilton Talk Latest Tilton Talk Show, recorded on 16-04-18 the day after the loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers , will Blues …


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Supporters Direct Members’ Day 

19 Apr 18

Supporters Direct will be holding a Members’ Day on Sunday May 20, in Birmingham.


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Prutton’s EFL predictions 

19 Apr 18

David Prutton returns with his Sky Bet EFL predictions ahead of this weekend’s fixtures, but who is he tipping for victory? Find out here…


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Winter break ‘agreed in principle’ 

18 Apr 18

The FA, Premier League and EFL are close to agreement over the introduction of a winter break, Sky Sports News understands.


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Wolves, Fulham dominate PFA team 

18 Apr 18

Wolves and Fulham dominated as the PFA Championship team of the year was announced on Wednesday.


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Wolves beat Blues to close on title 

15 Apr 18

Wolverhampton Wanderers moved within touching distance of sealing the Sky Bet Championship title after beating 10-man Birmingham City 2-0 at Molineux on Sunday.


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Robinson: No plan since Rowett 

15 Apr 18

Retiring Birmingham club captain Paul Robinson says the club have been playing “catch up” since Gary Rowett left.


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Sky Live: Wolves v Birmingham 

13 Apr 18

Wolves stand on the brink of promotion back to the Premier League as they prepare to host midlands rivals Birmingham.


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VOTE: Champ Player of the Season 

13 Apr 18

Tom Cairney, Ruben Neves, Ryan Sessegnon – who should win the Championship Player of the Season award for 2017/18? Vote here…


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B’ham target mental health awareness 

12 Apr 18

Birmingham City players have helped launch an annual cup to raise awareness of mental health issues.


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Prutton’s EFL predictions 

12 Apr 18

David Prutton returns with his Sky Bet EFL predictions ahead of this weekend’s fixtures, but who is he tipping for victory? Find out here…


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A View From the Southwest Bristol City v Birmingham City 

11 Apr 18

With Bazza not being able to make the game this evening, I thought I would do my own version of a View From the South, living in Devon – West needs to be added.


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Robins maintain play-off hopes 

10 Apr 18

Bobby Reid scored his 20th goal of the season as Bristol City kept themselves in the Sky Bet Championship play-off race with a 3-1 victory over Birmingham at Ashton Gate.


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Huge week of EFL on Sky 

10 Apr 18

Don’t miss a massive week of live EFL action with six huge games in six days live on Sky Sports .


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Player awards 

10 Apr 18

We have been told that supporters groups will, as usual, be able to present awards to players at the end of the season.


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Burton Albion thoughts and a look ahead to five cup finals 

9 Apr 18

Garry Monk’s Birmingham City resurgence continued on Saturday, where Blues stretched their unbeaten run to four league games.


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LISTEN: Soccer AM podcast – Cottee 

9 Apr 18

Listen to the latest edition of the Soccer AM podcast with former West Ham and Everton striker Tony Cottee.


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Bristol City v Birmingham preview 

9 Apr 18

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson is set to have a fully-fit squad at his disposal for the Ashton Gate visit of Birmingham.


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Best goal-scoring combinations? 

8 Apr 18

Cesar Azpilicueta and Alvaro Morata linked up for yet another Chelsea goal on Sunday.


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Burton Albion 

8 Apr 18

Saturday dawned to that rare and precious thing; a bright, sunny, warm, spring day! There were more of us going to this game than usual.


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Last-gasp Blues deny Burton 

7 Apr 18

Lukas Jutkiewicz rescued Birmingham City from a shock home defeat with a face-saving 87th-minute equaliser in a 1-1 home draw against Burton.


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Birmingham v Burton preview 

6 Apr 18

Birmingham will be without the suspended Che Adams when bottom-of-the-table Burton visit St Andrew’s.


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VOTE: EFL Goals of the Month 

6 Apr 18

Watch and vote for your favourite March goal in the Championship, League One and League Two here.


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LISTEN: EFL Matters podcast 

5 Apr 18

Listen to the EFL Matters podcast, as Charlton captain Johnnie Jackson and Matt Murray join David Prutton to discuss all the latest talking points in the Championship, League One and League Two.


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Prutton’s EFL predictions 

5 Apr 18

David Prutton returns with his predictions ahead of this weekend’s Sky Bet EFL matches and the Checkatrade Trophy final.


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March’s Championship XI 

5 Apr 18

WhoScored.


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Adams’ three-match ban upheld 

5 Apr 18

Che Adams will serve a three-match ban after Birmingham’s appeal to overturn his red card against Bolton was turned down.


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Reasons for Optimism. Or Pessimism. Or Both. 

5 Apr 18

There are lots of reasons why I shouldn’t be writing this.


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Run in Analysis 

4 Apr 18

A month ago we looked doomed.


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On EFL Matters… 

4 Apr 18

David Prutton will be joined by Don Goodman on EFL Matters on Sky Sports Football at 7pm on Thursday.


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The Juke of Bolton 

4 Apr 18

The Juke of Bolton Vitalfootball:Birmingham:04/04/2018 07:54:00 Lukas Jutkiewicz’s goal was the difference between the teams as Blues beat Bolton 1-0 at The Macron Stadium…


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Birmingham boost survival hopes 

3 Apr 18

Lukas Jutkiewicz scored the only goal as 10-man Birmingham boosted their survival hopes with a 1-0 win at relegation rivals Bolton.


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Blues travel to Bolton with destiny in their own hands 

3 Apr 18

Blues travel to Bolton with destiny in their own hands Vitalfootball:Birmingham:03/04/2018 08:32:00 George Yiend looks ahead to tonights trip to Bolton…


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Blues travel to Bolton with destiny in their own hands 

2 Apr 18

Blues travel to Bolton with destiny in their own hands Vitalfootball:Birmingham:02/04/2018 16:58:00 George Yiend looks ahead to tomorrow’s trip to Bolton…


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Midfield Duo Key As Birmingham Make Calculated Gamble 

2 Apr 18

Midfield Duo Key As Birmingham Make Calculated Gamble Vitalfootball:Birmingham:02/04/2018 15:59:00 It was a bit different to the more freeflowing display against Hull a couple of weeks, but the scrappy three points against Ipswich was just…


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The stars haven’t aligned for Boga in a season of struggle 

2 Apr 18

The stars haven’t aligned for Boga in a season of struggle Vitalfootball:Birmingham:02/04/2018 11:51:00 Jeremie Boga hasn’t lived up to the high expectations since joining on loan from Chelsea.


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Bolton v Birmingham preview 

2 Apr 18

Bolton midfielder Darren Pratley could come into contention against Birmingham after missing the 2-1 defeat at Leeds because of a leg injury.


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Stats: Birmingham City v Ipswich Town 

1 Apr 18

Stats: Birmingham City v Ipswich Town Vitalfootball:Birmingham:01/04/2018 20:14:00 All the stats from Birmingham City (1) vs (0) Ipswich Town, St Andrew’s, 31/3/18 Att: 20,555…


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A Bolt through the heart 

1 Apr 18

A Bolt through the heart Vitalfootball:Birmingham:01/04/2018 14:05:00 John Merton, a Bolton fan, relives that day…


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Ipswich Town 

1 Apr 18

Well so far Easter weekend had been dank and wet with Good Friday being a total washout and Saturday not looking much better on early rising.


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Birmingham City no longer hamstrung by their past 

1 Apr 18

Birmingham City no longer hamstrung by their past Vitalfootball:Birmingham:01/04/2018 10:35:00 Hamstring injuries were the most consistent thing about Blues’ early season…


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Officials – Bolton v Birmingham 

1 Apr 18

Officials – Bolton v Birmingham Vitalfootball:Birmingham:31/03/2018 23:52:00 The Match Day officials for Birmingham City’s upcoming clash with Bolton Wanderers have now been announced.


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Tireless Blues battle their way to a vital three points 

31 Mar 18

Tireless Blues battle their way to a vital three points Vitalfootball:Birmingham:31/03/2018 18:57:00 Rob Wildey reacts to Blues’ win against Ipswich this afternoon…


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Jota boosts Birmingham’s hopes 

31 Mar 18

Birmingham lifted themselves out of the bottom three with a 1-0 Sky Bet Championship home success over Ipswich.


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Monk: ‘Everyone knows what Jota is capable of’ 

31 Mar 18

Monk: ‘Everyone knows what Jota is capable of’ Vitalfootball:Birmingham:31/03/2018 11:26:00 Garry Monk is confident that Jota is recapturing his best form…


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Jonathan Grounds’ return to fitness bolsters Monk’s options 

30 Mar 18

Jonathan Grounds’ return to fitness bolsters Monk’s options Vitalfootball:Birmingham:30/03/2018 21:46:00 Jonathan Grounds is back in full training…


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Blues must seize opportunity to move out of bottom three 

30 Mar 18

Blues must seize opportunity to move out of bottom three Vitalfootball:Birmingham:30/03/2018 16:55:00 George Yiend looks ahead to another must win game as Ipswich visit St.


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Three Things Birmingham Need To Do To Beat Ipswich 

30 Mar 18

Three Things Birmingham Need To Do To Beat Ipswich Vitalfootball:Birmingham:30/03/2018 16:41:00 International break’s can be a killer of momentum so hopefully the two week gap between fixture’s doesn’t affect us tomorrow when we…


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Birmingham v Ipswich preview 

30 Mar 18

Jonathan Grounds could return to the Birmingham squad when the Blues host Ipswich.


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Monk Has Vital Experience On His Side At Birmingham 

29 Mar 18

Monk Has Vital Experience On His Side At Birmingham Vitalfootball:Birmingham:29/03/2018 15:56:00 Man-management is an essential part of any coach`s armoury.


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Uncertainty over the future of Sam Gallagher 

29 Mar 18

Uncertainty over the future of Sam Gallagher Vitalfootball:Birmingham:29/03/2018 12:23:00 Southampton will take their time before deciding Sam Gallagher`s future this summer…


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Vital Birmingham Update 

29 Mar 18

Vital Birmingham Update Vitalfootball:Birmingham:29/03/2018 09:08:00 An update on Vital Birmingham…


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3 Ways Monk Has Lifted The Gloom At Birmingham 

28 Mar 18

3 Ways Monk Has Lifted The Gloom At Birmingham Vitalfootball:Birmingham:28/03/2018 15:12:00 The Hull victory was a step in the right direction, nothing more, but off the pitch there have been significant changes that Garry Monk has already…


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Birmingham City keeping tabs on League Two striker 

28 Mar 18

Birmingham City keeping tabs on League Two striker Vitalfootball:Birmingham:28/03/2018 12:48:00 Garry Monk is keeping tabs on Coventry City striker Marc McNulty…


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Will This Loanee Get Another Chance With Birmingham? 

27 Mar 18

Will This Loanee Get Another Chance With Birmingham? Vitalfootball:Birmingham:27/03/2018 15:19:00 Sam Gallagher has been ever present under three different managers this season, but I think it`s fair to say he hasn`t quite lived up to expectations…


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Ipswich consider taking Mick out of Town 

27 Mar 18

Ipswich consider taking Mick out of Town Vitalfootball:Birmingham:27/03/2018 10:51:00 Mick McCarthy takes his side to St.


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Former Blues boss in frame for League One post 

26 Mar 18

Former Blues boss in frame for League One post Vitalfootball:Birmingham:26/03/2018 16:19:00 Scunthorpe United have confirmed their interest in Steve Cotterill…


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The Double Signing That Just Hasn`t Worked For Birmingham 

26 Mar 18

The Double Signing That Just Hasn`t Worked For Birmingham Vitalfootball:Birmingham:26/03/2018 16:10:00 There was a lot of excitement when the club signed both Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall on loan from Arsenal in the summer…