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Return of the Zig? Leeds Preview

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Birmingham City face Leeds United tonight in a FA Cup Third Round Replay with the prize being a televised match at home against Tottenham Hotspur in the next round. Can Neil Warnock’s men overcome their hoodoo against the Blues or will Lee Clark’s men be triumphant?

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Blunted by the Blades – Blues Development Squad lose to Sheffield United

Birmingham City’s Development Squad suffered a tough 2-1 defeat at the hands of their Sheffield United counterparts on a cold and blustery autumnal afternoon at Wast Hills. Goals from Danny Philliskirk and Terry Kennedy gave the young Blades the points with Papa Bouba Diop scoring Blues’ effort.

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Three is the Magic Number

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David Lucas became the second player to sign for Blues this summer after penning a one year deal with Birmingham City following his release from Rochdale. The thirty-four year old keeper was a player/coach at Rochdale but will only be fulfilling playing duties whilst at St Andrews providing backup for Colin Doyle and Jack Butland.

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Moving On Up

It was confirmed yesterday by Blues and the player himself that Ben Foster has completed his drawn-out permanent transfer to West Bromwich Albion for an undisclosed fee. It’s the end to a switch which has been rumbling on since about April and has outlasted managers at both clubs.

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The Ben Foster Deal

Dan Ashworth confirmed yesterday that West Bromwich Albion were in talks with Blues for the services of goalkeeper Ben Foster. The BBC reports Dan Ashworth as saying that the price “had to be right for us [WBA] – and Blues” – which set me off thinking what is the right price for the Leamington-born stopper.

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That Was The Season That Was Part V

Here is the final part of my season review.

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That Was The Season That Was Pt IV

In the fourth part of my season review, I take a look at February and March.

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That Was The Season That Was Pt III

The third part of my season review looks at December and January.

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That Was The Season That Was Pt II

In the second part of my season review, I look at September, October and November.

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The Contract Situation

Whilst player contracts pretty much always finish at the end of June, football clubs have to notify players by the third Sunday in May whether then intend to retain them with a new deal or not. As that date is this weekend, I thought it might be pertinent to take a look at the contract situation at Blues.

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