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Pro Contracts for Four Academy Players

Birmingham City have today confirmed that four youngsters are to be given their professional deals by the club. Reece Hales, Nick Townsend, Charlee Adams and James Fry are all to get pro deals whilst Jean Kalenda has been given an extra year’s scholarship.

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One in, One Out

Yesterday was a busy day for Blues in the loan market with one player leaving on a temporary deal and one coming in. Third choice Nick Townsend has been loaned to Oxford City of the Blue Square Bet North whilst recent trialist Olly Lee has signed on loan from League Two side Barnet, with both deals being until the end of the season.

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Close Win for Blues u18 in FA Youth Cup

Blues u18s made it through to the last 16 of the FA Youth Cup with a tight 1-0 win over Bristol Rovers at Damson Parkway last night. A Reece Hales penalty was all that separated the sides in an even encounter with chances at a premium.

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The Rise of Nick Townsend

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With David Lucas having departed for Fleetwood Town, young Blues keeper Nick Townsend has been given a squad number as he is promoted to third choice within the Blues squad. Given the possibility that Jack Butland could well be moved on this window to bring in much-needed funds in this transfer window, there is every chance that the young Brummie could well be at least on the bench regularly by the time February rolls around.


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Blues Academy in FA Youth Cup Win

Blues u18 side progress to the next round of the FA Youth Cup after a highly enjoyable 3-1 win over neighbours West Bromwich Albion. Goals from Deqwon Ebanks, Charlee Adams and Reece Brown saw Blues through as they dominated their near-rivals.

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Tough Draw for Blues Development Squad

A scrambled goal from Papa Bouba Diop rescued a point for Blues Development Squad against Barnsley at the Wast Hills training ground yesterday. Barnsley took the lead late in the first half through Jordan Clark before Diop’s effort on the stroke of half time levelled things up.

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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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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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Academy Update

It’s been a fruitful week and a half for the Blues Academy, with three wins recorded in the last few days over opposition in Slovenia and England.

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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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