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Europe. It’s been a long old time since Blues were last in Europe, and it’s the first time we’ve actually qualified for continental competition. Most bluenoses could be forgiven for not knowing what’s going to happen – I mean, it’s not like any of us expected it. I thought I’d give a bit of a […]

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After the home defeat against Newcastle United, there has been much opinion about the Blues midfield, and how in the last couple of games they have looked off the boil. Craig Gardner has come in for a fair amount of criticism, and in my eyes at least some of it justified. Whilst Gardner is still […]

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Some reflections on the game against Newcastle United: 1) The Corinthian Spirit doesn’t win matches I admire the fact that McLeish has tried to impress on the Blues team that they should play the game in a sporting manner; not going down from a challenge unless they have to, not niggling the ref or other […]

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Battle of the Blue

These are my reflections on last night’s game against Manchester City 1) Zigic may just be the new messiah Well, maybe not but he certainly is now starting to prove his worth. As he did against West Ham, the lanky Serb showed why we paid £6million for his services; he won most headers; his control […]

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Transfer update

With just three days remaining of the transfer window, what was looking to be a disappointing transfer period for Blues has appeared to have perked up with a couple of potentials on the radar. Probables Curtis Davies – It’s been widely reported that centre back Curtis Davies is to undergo a medical today ahead of […]

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Who are ya?

In the last few days, an excellent blog piece by The Swiss Ramble regarding Birmingham City’s finances has been circulating around the twittersphere and the messageboards. It is a bit long, but the writer has taken the time to try and look at things in depth, and summarise them in a language that most laymen […]

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Twenty four hours on from a league cup quarter final victory over our hated rivals from across the expressway, and only one thing has dominated the post-match discussion in the media and on the messageboards – the aftermath. Blues fans were universally condemned for being hooligans by nearly all sections of the media, and I’m […]

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