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Swansea hold wasteful Blues 

17 Aug 18

Swansea maintained their unbeaten start in the Sky Bet Championship after holding a wasteful Birmingham to a goalless draw on Friday night.


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Monk ready for Swansea reunion 

17 Aug 18

Garry Monk is used to facing his old clubs.


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Sky Live: Birmingham v Swansea 

16 Aug 18

Birmingham are short of midfield options for Swansea’s Sky Bet Championship visit on Friday night.


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Prutton’s EFL predictions 

16 Aug 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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The Glue Melts Away 

16 Aug 18

Say what you want about Carson Yeung, Peter Pannu & Co (and there was a lot to say) but I think …


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Who are Birmingham City’s Summer Signings? 

16 Aug 18

With the Blues operating under a transfer embargo that the EFL were only willing to lift for a week before the summer window slammed shut for permanent signings on Thursday, 9 August, there haven’t been too many fresh faces added to the…


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Ndoye leaves Birmingham on loan 

16 Aug 18

Birmingham midfielder Cheikh Ndoye has rejoined his former club Angers on a season-long loan, a year after he was signed by Harry Redknapp.


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BCFC Tilton Talk with Paul Devlin 

15 Aug 18

Great episode with Blues legend Paul Devlin in the studio (and some great stories…unfortunatly we couldnt broadcast them all, (recorded …


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Royals brush Monk’s Blues aside 

14 Aug 18

Reading secured their first victory of the season when they eased past Sky Bet Championship rivals Birmingham 2-0 in the Carabao Cup first round.


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Staff departures 

14 Aug 18

Blues Trust board members were saddened to hear of the departure of CFO Roger Lloyd, club secretary Julia Shelton and financial controller Gary Moore yesterday.


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Carabao Cup round one preview 

13 Aug 18

Frank Lampard says his Derby players must have the right mentality as they look to bounce back from the humiliating 4-1 home defeat to Leeds against League Two Oldham in the Carabao Cup.


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Senior Birmingham trio depart 

13 Aug 18

Birmingham City chief financial officer Roger Lloyd, financial controller Gary Moore and club secretary Julia Shelton have left the club, Sky Sports News understands.


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Guedioura tops Power Rankings 

13 Aug 18

Nottingham Forest’s Adlene Guedioura has topped the first-ever Championship Power Rankings – but who else made the top 50…


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Carabao Cup: What to look out for 

13 Aug 18

The 2018/19 Carabao Cup gets underway on Tuesday evening and, from rule changes to historic clashes, there is plenty to look out for.


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Bolton sign Grounds on loan 

13 Aug 18

Bolton Wanderers have signed Birmingham City defender Jonathan Grounds on a season-long loan.


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Reading v Birmingham preview 

13 Aug 18

Reading will check on Sone Aluko ahead of the Carabao Cup meeting with Birmingham.


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Assombalonga wins it for Boro 

11 Aug 18

Middlesbrough maintained their fine start to the season with a 1-0 win over Birmingham, a victory that would have been more comprehensive had they been more clinical.


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Championship weekend preview 

10 Aug 18

Stoke boss Gary Rowett says his side ‘must defend better and move as a unit’ as they host Brentford in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday afternoon.


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Middlesbrough v Birmingham preview 

10 Aug 18

Jordan Hugill could be handed a debut for home-town club Middlesbrough in Saturday’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Birmingham.


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Building on a shoestring 

10 Aug 18

Garry Monk was looking for options to bolster a squad that is very thin on the ground.


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Championship ins and outs 

9 Aug 18

Who has your team signed this summer? Who’s been shipped out? A comprehensive guide to this summer’s deals…


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Prutton’s EFL predictions 

9 Aug 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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St Mirren sign Brock-Madsen on loan 

9 Aug 18

St Mirren have signed forward Nicolai Brock-Madsen on a six-month loan from Birmingham City.


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Tilton Talk Latest Podcast 

9 Aug 18

Tilton Talk Season 8 Below is the latest Tilton Talk Show with Big Sam (not so big anymore) sitting in …


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Birmingham sign Camp from Cardiff 

8 Aug 18

Birmingham have completed the signing of goalkeeper Lee Camp on a free transfer from Cardiff.


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Bogle back with Birmingham on loan 

7 Aug 18

Cardiff City striker Omar Bogle has joined Birmingham City on a season-long loan.


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Mahoney joins Birmingham on loan 

7 Aug 18

Birmingham have signed winger Connor Mahoney on a season-long loan from Bournemouth.


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Blues’ Women appoint new GK Coach 

7 Aug 18

Blues’ Women have announced the appointment of Tony Elliott as its GK Coach.


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A CARDIFF DOUBLE SIGNING? 

7 Aug 18

As reported yesterday, Cardiff City striker, Omar Bogle has completed a Blues medical and is expected to sign officially today.


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Backing the Women in more ways than one 

7 Aug 18

Solihull College & University Centre [SCUC] will be the back of shirt sponsor for a second year.


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“Well that’s another fine mess you’ve got me into” 

7 Aug 18

I know many fans are somewhat perplexed about Financial Fair Play (FFP), and that is being polite.


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Birmingham to loan Bogle from Cardiff 

6 Aug 18

Birmingham look set to beat Ipswich to the loan signing of Cardiff striker Omar Bogle, according to Sky sources.


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MONK CLOSING IN ON PREMIER LEAGUE STRIKER 

6 Aug 18

Blues boss Garry Monk is close to sealing a deal for Cardiff City striker, Omar Bogle.


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View from the South – Birmingham City v Norwich City 

5 Aug 18

The glorious summer is to continue for a while it seems.


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Hernandez denies Birmingham 

4 Aug 18

Onel Hernandez earned Norwich a commendable 2-2 Sky Bet Championship draw at Birmingham with two goals.


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With Monk, there’s hope 

3 Aug 18

A new season brings renewed optimism and after listening to Garry Monk’s pre-Norwich press conference, there’s plenty of hope.


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Birmingham v Norwich preview 

3 Aug 18

Birmingham head into the new season under a transfer embargo with their only signing Kristian Pedersen in limbo.


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Birmingham face new transfer curbs 

2 Aug 18

Birmingham City’s transfer embargo has been lifted but the club will only be able to sign up to five new players under EFL restrictions.


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EFL new season essential reading 

2 Aug 18

The EFL is back – and we have got you covered with everything you need to know ahead of the 2018/19 season.


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Prutton’s EFL predictions 

2 Aug 18

The Sky Bet EFL is back! And with it comes the return of David Prutton and his weekly predictions for the Championship, League One and League Two.


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Rice or chips with your Embargo Sir? 

2 Aug 18

I’m old enough to remember going to St Andrews, when going to the game meant going to support your team, …


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Blueprint 2025 

2 Aug 18

And so, Blues prepare to go once more unto the breach in the Championship.


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PL and Championship styles compared 

2 Aug 18

The Sky Bet Championship season kicks off this Friday before the Premier League reboots next week – but how do the two leagues differ in terms of playing styles…


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EFL chief defends FFP rules 

1 Aug 18

EFL chief executive Shaun Harvey insists Financial Fair Play punishments are
working despite clubs continuing to break the rules.


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Embargo finally lifted? 

1 Aug 18

After Birmingham City’s statement on Monday which confirmed the club was indeed facing a transfer embargo, it seems that the …


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Championship Golden Boot contenders 

1 Aug 18

With the 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship season almost upon us, we take a look at the contenders for the Golden Boot…


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Chelsea face Man City in WSL 1 opener 

1 Aug 18

Reigning champions Chelsea will play Manchester City on the opening weekend of the 2018/19 FA Women’s Super League season.


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Champ rivals: Who’ll finish higher? 

1 Aug 18

The new Sky Bet Championship season is almost here and that means fierce rivalries are ready to be renewed.


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SOMETHING HAS TO CHANGE 

31 Jul 18

Here we are, again.


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Transfer Talk: Jose right to be unhappy? 

31 Jul 18

The latest episode from the second series of our Transfer Talk podcast is here…


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Championship table prediction 

31 Jul 18

The Sky Bet Championship season is about to get under way, but who is going to finish where in 2018/19…


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Sky Bet Championship: Season guide 

31 Jul 18

The new Sky Bet Championship season kicks off on Friday but which teams and players should you watch out for…


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EFL: Who will go up and down? 

31 Jul 18

The 2018/19 Sky Bet EFL season gets underway this weekend, but who will finish where in the Championship, League One and League Two…


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Club statement 

30 Jul 18

It’s good to see a statement from the club; we call for better communication and silence condemns BCFC Board to rumour and speculation.


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Birmingham confirm transfer ban 

30 Jul 18

Birmingham City have issued a statement confirming they are under transfer embargo.


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Predict the Sky Bet Championship table 

30 Jul 18

The Sky Bet Championship season is closing in – here, you can rank every club and predict how the table will look at the end of the season.


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How to follow the EFL on Sky Sports 

30 Jul 18

The Sky Bet EFL returns this weekend and it’s gearing up to be the most unmissable season yet.


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Championship: Reasons to be excited 

30 Jul 18

The start of the new Sky Bet Championship season is almost upon us, so why should you be excited for the 2018/19 campaign…


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Vote on SD merger with FSF 

29 Jul 18

Two weeks ago, we wrote to our voting members to consult with them on a proposal that Supporters Direct (SD) form a new football supporters’ organisation with the Football Supporters Federation (FSF).


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Zaha stars, Mount off the mark 

28 Jul 18

Wilfried Zaha starred for Crystal Palace in a thumping pre-season win over Reading, while Mason Mount scored the winner for Derby against Wolves.