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The Ascension of Storer – Port Vale reflections

Birmingham City returned to winning ways in pre-season with a 2-0 victory over Port Vale last night. Goals from Jack Storer and Paul Caddis ensured that Blues didn’t pay the price for another pedestrian start.

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Midfield Questions

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With five games left and virtually nothing to play for, there has been a lot of talk about how Gary Rowett should experiment with the team. Following the defeat to Leeds United and the poor display in midfield I wondered if it was in the middle of the park we need to look at options the most.

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Blues Take Up Options to Further Consolidate Squad

Birmingham City have confirmed this week that they have taken up contract options on David Davis and Charlee Adams, keeping both at the club until the end of next season. Davis was man of the match on his return to the first team against former club Wolverhampton Wanderers while Charlee Adams made his league debut this season as a substitute in the 3-0 home win over Ipswich.

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Two Points Dropped – Wolves Reflections

Birmingham City failed to score for the fifth game in a row away from home as they were held to a goalless draw at Molineux. Clayton Donaldson, Jon Toral and David Davis all had chances to score in the second half but only David Davis was able to test Carl Ikeme who proved to be up to the challenge.

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Time to go direct

Blues face Wolves on Sunday in what really is a crunch match for their playoff hopes. Defeat on Tuesday didn’t help matters but almost every single other team around them dropped points and as such Blues didn’t lose any ground on 6th place.

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GAMEDAY – Blackburn Away

Blues travel to Ewood Park tonight looking to build on an encouraging performance and win against Hull City on Friday. Blackburn Rovers Blackburn come into the game in 17th place, nine places and 14 points behind Blues. Their form is patchy; three successive league home wins of late have helped their cause no end but they […]

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GAMEDAY – Hull at Home

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Blues take on Hull City tonight in a crunch match for their playoff hopes – victory will see them close the gap on the top six again while defeat will leave even the optimists thinking this probably isn’t our year.

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GAMEDAY – Blackburn Rovers at Home

Gary Rowett hopes to pick up his Birmingham City side after they slumped to a third defeat in four games at home at the weekend.

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GAMEDAY – Dingle dong Derby

Blues take on Wolves at St Andrew’s in the lunchtime televised clash, hoping to bounce back after last weekend’s defeat.

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Birmingham City face Chris Ramsey’s Queens Park Rangers in their first game back after the international break, with Gary Rowett looking to see if his charges can continue to hold their place in the top six.

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