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BBC Report – Championship Details For 2017 

17 Nov 17

BBC Report – Championship Details For 2017 Vitalfootball:Birmingham:17/11/2017 21:53:00 The BBC’s Price of Football annual survey was released this week, and their investigation shows that the price of Championship football has fallen …


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The Three Pointer Vs. Nottingham Forest 

17 Nov 17

The Three Pointer Vs.


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New Sky Bet Deal For The EFL 

17 Nov 17

New Sky Bet Deal For The EFL Vitalfootball:Birmingham:17/11/2017 15:13:00 It was confirmed earlier today that the EFL had signed a new and improved sponsorship deal with Sky Bet.


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Birmingham v N Forest preview 

17 Nov 17

Craig Gardner is a doubt for Birmingham’s clash with Nottingham Forest at St Andrew’s on Saturday.


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Opinion: Predicted line up Vs. Nottingham Forest 

16 Nov 17

Opinion: Predicted line up Vs.


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Rule of 17: Who can still go up? 

16 Nov 17

At this stage of every season, we can expect the usual cliches to be trotted out: ‘The Championship is the most unpredictable league in the world’, ‘you don’t win it in November’, ‘there’s always one side that puts a run together’.


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Can we do something for the community? 

16 Nov 17

Blues Trust aims to promote a good relationship between fans, club and community and we tend to concentrate on the relationship between fans and club.


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Attendances Continue To Rise In The EFL 

15 Nov 17

Attendances Continue To Rise In The EFL Vitalfootball:Birmingham:15/11/2017 17:27:00 The EFL have released figures for attendances so far in 2017/18 and they show a rise on figures from the same time last season.


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Championship table predictor 

15 Nov 17

The stats-based Sky Sports Predictor is tipping Wolves for Championship glory and for Aston Villa to finish 15th.


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Why an AGM? 

15 Nov 17

Annual General Meetings are not usually the most entertaining events so why does Blues Trust hold one? We hold one because we have to.


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Tilton Talk Radio Show 

15 Nov 17

Another great episode from the Tilton Talk Boys including fantastic participation from the Blues faithful, over 730 comments that followed …


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Officials – Birmingham v Nott’m Forest (18/11/17) 

14 Nov 17

Officials – Birmingham v Nott’m Forest (18/11/17) Vitalfootball:Birmingham:14/11/2017 11:55:00 The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Birmingham City and Nottingham Forest…


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Blues must succeed in the face of adversity once again 

14 Nov 17

Blues must succeed in the face of adversity once again Vitalfootball:Birmingham:14/11/2017 10:36:00 Blues have had the international break to dust themselves off ahead of Nottingham Forest’s visit to St.


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BSH annual report for the year ended 30 June 2017 

14 Nov 17

Birmingham Sports Holdings Ltd (BSH), the parent company of Birmingham City FC, has published its Annual Report (and Accounts).


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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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Walsh back at Everton 

12 Nov 17

Liam Walsh is back training at Everton following his loan spell at Sky Bet Championship side Birmingham.


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VOTE: EFL Goals of the Month 

10 Nov 17

Watch and vote for the best Sky Bet EFL Goals of the Month for October in the Championship, League One and League Two.


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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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Football Supporters’ Federation’s 2017 Shortlists 

9 Nov 17

Football Supporters’ Federation’s 2017 Shortlists Vitalfootball:Birmingham:09/11/2017 18:16:00 There’s still time left for fans to cast their votes in the Football Supporters’ Federations 2017 awards.


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Opinion: You’re dam right this hurts 

8 Nov 17

Opinion: You’re dam right this hurts Vitalfootball:Birmingham:08/11/2017 15:16:00 Vital Birmingham editor Tom Heslop discusses the clubs current lack of form and desire…


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Tilton Talk-BCFC Podcast 

8 Nov 17

This episode proved to be quite a popular one, the statement read out at the beginning From Nick Spall reads …


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Why Blues Trust? 

8 Nov 17

Over thirty different supporters’ groups are listed on BCFC.


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Barnsley sink sorry Blues 

4 Nov 17

Harvey Barnes shone again for Barnsley as they continued their improved form by beating struggling Birmingham 2-0 at Oakwell.


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Barnsley v Blues: The Preview 

4 Nov 17

Blues travel to Oakwell without registering a single away victory all season.


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Opinion: Predicted line up Vs. Barnsley 

3 Nov 17

Opinion: Predicted line up Vs.


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EFL fan bans for pyrotechnics 

3 Nov 17

All 72 EFL clubs have agreed to implement three-year bans for supporters found using smoke bombs, flares and fireworks in a bid to “put an end to the dangerous use of pyrotechnics”.


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The Three Pointer Vs. Barnsley 

3 Nov 17

The Three Pointer Vs.


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Championship PFA Player Of The Month Vote (Oct) 

2 Nov 17

Championship PFA Player Of The Month Vote (Oct) Vitalfootball:Birmingham:02/11/2017 23:41:00 It’s that time of the month again where Vital Football readers can help decide last month’s PFA Player of the Month Award for the Championship…


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Barnsley v Birmingham preview 

2 Nov 17

Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom is expected to choose from an unchanged squad for the home game against Birmingham.


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October’s Championship stats XI 

2 Nov 17

Three months in and the Sky Bet Championship standings are starting to take shape.


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Maupay inspires Brentford win 

1 Nov 17

Substitute Neal Maupay inspired Brentford to a deserved 2-0 Sky Bet Championship win at Birmingham on Wednesday.


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Officials – Barnsley v Birmingham (4/11/17) 

1 Nov 17

Officials – Barnsley v Birmingham (4/11/17) Vitalfootball:Birmingham:01/11/2017 21:08:00 The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Barnsley and Birmingham City this Saturday.


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Derby-day reflections and what to expect against Brentford 

1 Nov 17

The dust has settled on what was a feisty encounter on Sunday afternoon.


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The Three Pointer Vs. Brentford 

31 Oct 17

The Three Pointer Vs.


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Birmingham v Brentford preview 

31 Oct 17

Birmingham striker Isaac Vassell could miss the rest of the season after scans confirmed he has ruptured a cruciate ligament.


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Vassell ‘out for six months’ 

31 Oct 17

Isaac Vassell is out for “six months” after rupturing a cruciate ligament in Birmingham’s draw with Aston Villa on Sunday, Steve Cotterill revealed.


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Opinion: Predicted line up Vs. Brentford 

31 Oct 17

Opinion: Predicted line up Vs.


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Officials – Birmingham v Brentford (1/11/17) 

30 Oct 17

Officials – Birmingham v Brentford (1/11/17) Vitalfootball:Birmingham:30/10/2017 20:09:00 The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Birmingham City and Brentford this Wednesday…


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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 Villa: take the point and move on 

30 Oct 17

Blues v Villa: take the point and move on Vitalfootball:Birmingham:30/10/2017 11:14:00 Rob Wildey reacts to yesterday’s second city derby against Villa at St.


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Ten arrests at Second City derby 

29 Oct 17

West Midlands Police made 10 arrests at the Second City derby as disorder broke out at Birmingham’s goalless draw with Aston Villa.


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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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Cotterill: We deserved to win 

29 Oct 17

Birmingham boss Steve Cotterill believes his side deserved to win the Second City derby against Aston Villa, which ended in a goalless draw.


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Goalless in Second City derby 

29 Oct 17

The spoils were shared in the Second City derby as Birmingham and Aston Villa played out a goalless draw in the Sky Bet Championship.


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Blues vs Villa: The Second-City Derby 

28 Oct 17

We find ourselves less than a day away from the second-city derby; an occasion that promises jubilation, devastation, mistakes and …


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The Three Pointer Vs. Aston Villa 

27 Oct 17

The Three Pointer Vs.


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New and improved Jeff Bot! 

27 Oct 17

The time has come to start chatting to your very own Jeff (Bot!) Stelling…


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These two Blues players need to play against Aston Villa 

27 Oct 17

These two Blues players need to play against Aston Villa Vitalfootball:Birmingham:27/10/2017 01:51:00 Tom Heslop, editor of Viral Birmingham, discusses two players he thinks should return to the starting 11 on Sunday…


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Opinion: Predicted line up Vs. Aston Villa 

27 Oct 17

Opinion: Predicted line up Vs.


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Blues must be a better version of themselves 

26 Oct 17

Blues must be a better version of themselves Vitalfootball:Birmingham:26/10/2017 21:09:00 Rob Wildey says Blues must stick to their strengths…


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Ridgewell: Bruce can expect stick 

26 Oct 17

Liam Ridgewell expects Steve Bruce to receive a frosty reception from Birmingham supporters when Aston Villa travel to face the Blues in the second city derby this Sunday, live on Sky Sports Football.


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Robinson: All about three points 

26 Oct 17

Birmingham defender Paul Robinson is buzzing ahead of the Second City derby on Sunday, but insists that getting the win is all that matters.


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Prutton’s EFL predictions 

26 Oct 17

David Prutton returns with his predictions ahead of this weekend’s Sky Bet EFL matches…


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Second City derby: Key battles 

26 Oct 17

Second City derby: Key battles Vitalfootball:Birmingham:26/10/2017 14:59:00 Luke Turner looks at the key battles ahead of Blues vs Villa…


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Birmingham v Aston Villa preview 

26 Oct 17

Birmingham’s record signing Jota will hope to be given a starting berth for the derby against Aston Villa.


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Officials – Birmingham v Aston Villa (29/10/17) 

26 Oct 17

Officials – Birmingham v Aston Villa (29/10/17) Vitalfootball:Birmingham:25/10/2017 23:31:00 The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Birmingham City and Aston Villa this Sunday…


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Second City derby: Blues need repeat of Cardiff display 

25 Oct 17

Second City derby: Blues need repeat of Cardiff display Vitalfootball:Birmingham:25/10/2017 14:43:00 Luke Turner urges the players to mirror their performance from Steve Cotterill’s first game in charge…


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Tilton Talk -BCFC Radio 

25 Oct 17

Martin Grainger interview-Tilton Talk Here is a great episode to get you in the mood for this coming local Derby …


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EFL Rivalries: Second City derby 

25 Oct 17

Sky Sports are taking a special look at one of the biggest rivalries in English football – the Second City derby between Birmingham and Aston Villa…


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On EFL Matters… 

24 Oct 17

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