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Convincing Win For Blues Reserves in Birmingham Senior Cup

Birmingham City ran out comfortable 4-1 winners over Midland Football Alliance side Continental Star in the Birmingham Senior Cup 2nd round on a cold night in Rushall. Goals from Emmit Delfouneso, Marcel Henry-Francis, Reece Hales and Josh Hawker sealed passage to the quarter-finals whilst Tony Green replied for the home side.

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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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Hancox, Deaman and Diop

In amongst the takeover news that broke yesterday Blues also announced new contracts for two youngsters – Mitch Hancox and Jack Deaman. Both had previously only been on contracts until Christmas and the renewal of their deals sees them now stay with the club until the end of the 2012/3 season.

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Big Win For Young Blues – Professional Development League Report vs Huddersfield Town

A cold St Andrews saw Birmingham City’s development squad comprehensively beat Huddersfield Town in their first home fixture of the Premier Development League. Blues however had a man of the match performance from goalkeeper Nick Townsend to thank as he made several saves to keep the Terriers out in the second half before Akwasi Asante made it safe.

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Right Back To The Drawing Board?

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There was an interesting thread on smallheathalliance.com concerning the issue Blues have surrounding the right-slot. With Stephen Carr not likely to make the game, Jonathan Spector out for a while yet and now Will Packwood having picked up an injury which way do Blues go?

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Sunny Delight: Blues Win in Shrewsbury

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Blues ran out 2-1 winners in a tough fought friendly at the Greenhous Meadow in Shrewsbury. Goals from Mitchell Hancox and Nikola Zigic sealed a win for a Blues side that saw trialist Darren Carter come on to rapturous applause in the second half.

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Contract Extensions

Birmingham City have confirmed this morning that full back David Murphy has had his contract extended by the club until 2014 after the club have taken up the two year option on the deal.

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Injuries and Cover

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With Stephen Caldwell hobbling off the pitch last night suffering with a groin injury, Blues are stripped even further to the bone injury-wise. If we take the worst-case scenario that none of the currently injured players are fit to return against Brighton at the weekend Blues are back down to four senior defenders; one true first-team central midfielder and a bunch of wingers and strikers. Who do Blues bring in?

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In for a Hiding? Chelsea FA Cup Replay Preview

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After Saturday’s disappointing draw with Derby County, Birmingham City have to raise their game for the visit of a Chelsea side that is in turmoil and maybe ready to show the world that the sacking of Villas-Boas was the right move by Abramovich.

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Reserves News

A young Birmingham City reserve side lost 2-0 up at Sunderland’s training ground this afternoon.

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