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The Rise of Ravel

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Former on-loan midfielder Ravel Morrison hit the headlines at the weekend for all the right reasons with a great goal against Spurs after running with the ball from inside his own half. However, in the clamour to proclaim the return to grace of the former Manchester United player, Blues have been recognised as the club […]

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Letting Go

Nathan Redmond completed his reported £3.2million move to Norwich City yesterday with the 19-year-old signing a four year deal. Redmond was seen by many as the last “crown jewel” left at Birmingham City and his departure leaves the squad shorn of truly saleable assets.

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Gossip Folks – Summer 2013 Edition Part 1

Today sees the official opening of the summer transfer window and with that comes all the speculation and rumour amongst the media of who will leave and who will join Birmingham City.

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One in, Two Out?

A busy day at St Andrews has seen one player sign a new contract, one new player sign a contract and two players move closer to the exit door.

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Redmond in Demand

Various newspapers reported yesterday evening that bids had been made from a number of Premier League clubs for teenage winger, Nathan Redmond. The Mail, Mirror and Telegraph name Norwich City, Swansea City, Fulham and Crystal Palace as suitors and place the bid values around £2mil, noting that Blues are holding out for £3mil or more.


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Redmond out, Spector and Elliott staying?

The Daily Mail this morning has linked Nathan Redmond to a move away from the club after being one of the few shining lights in the dismal showing by the England u21 team at the European u21 Championship in Israel.

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Season 2012-13 Review – Pt IV

The fourth part of my reflections of last season looks at February and March as Blues climbed away from the bottom three to mid-table respectability.

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Three Points in the Sun – Leeds Match Reflections

Here are my reflections on the match between Blues and Leeds United at St Andrews.

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Keep, Sell or Release – Midfielders

With the end of the season nearing and with so many players out of contract I thought it would be a good idea to go through the squad and analyse who I think we should keep, who we can get away with selling and who needs to be released. This is the third of five installments of that analysis.

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Down Robins? Bristol City Preview

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Blues make the trip down the M5 this evening to face Sean o’Driscoll’s Bristol City in a crunch end of season clash. Blues know a victory would almost surely end their relegation woes whilst defeat for Bristol City means curtains on their Championship stay.

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