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Scott Dann

Caldwell into the Cauldron

Birmingham City have completed their fifth signing of the summer with the Bosman free signing of Scottish defender Steven Caldwell. Caldwell, 30, has ten caps for Scotland and signs for us having been released by Wigan at the end of last season. It’s another signing that seems to have underwhelmed Blues fans – he’s over […]

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Everything must go?

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And so it begins. Reports that Craig Gardner has all but sealed his move to the Stadium of Light; reports of a Stoke joint bid for Scott Dann and Cameron Jerome. It’s set off some discussions on the forums, and I thought I’d write a quick post about the way I see it.

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Paper Talk

If the media were to be believed, the vultures are already circling to pick the bones of a relegated Birmingham City team clean of what’s desirable, and as such many Blues fans are wondering who will be leaving us and how much for. I decided it was worth a trawl through the rumours, and to try and piece together something resembling the truth.

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Transfer review

Well the window finally clanged shut at 11pm; Sky Sports News collectively orgasmed at three huge deals wrapped up in the last few moments, and up and down the country fans are breathing with relief that it’s all done. Here in Birmingham, it’s not been too bad a window for us on the Blue half […]

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Villa preview

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As much as some Blues and Villa fans try to deny it, tomorrow is the big tamale. The second city derby, home leg. Yes, it’s seen as a bit small time to treat the derby game as a big game – after all, it’s a bit of a relegation six pointer – but despite what […]

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Reflections on the Liverpool game

Here are a few thoughts from watching today’s game against the Scousers. 1) Two points dropped Before the game I think I’d have taken a draw and a clean sheet, but I came home feeling robbed (which in truth isn’t an unusual feeling when encountering scousers). Pepe Reina denied Blues with two wonderful saves, and […]

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