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Viv Solomon-Otabor

Full Name  Viv Efiosa Solomon-Otabor
DOB  2 January 1996
Place of Birth  Tooting, England
Nationality  English/Nigerian
Position  Forward
Blues Playing Statistics
Total League Appearances  23
Total Appearances  27
League Goals  1
Total Goals  1
Birmingham City Debut against  Gillingham, 25 August 2015
Birmingham City Debut goal against  Fulham, 07 November 2015
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Twitter  @VivSolomon11

Latest articles about Viv Solomon-Otabor

Ennui – Oxford Reflections

Birmingham City slipped to an embarrassing 1-0 defeat after extra time to League One side Oxford United in the EFL Cup last night. A 120th minute goal from Liam Sercombe was all that separated the two sides and came just as the match looked to be headed for penalties.

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Viv to Play in Rio

There will be two Blues stars potentially going to Rio this summer after reports in Nigeria confirmed that Viv Solomon-Otabor has been released by the club to appear for the Dream Team at the Olympics.

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Posted in Birmingham City, International Football, Players | 71 Comments »

Maghoma Signs On

Jacques Maghoma became the latest Blues player to sign an extended contract with the club following the announcement from the official site that the Congolese winger had signed a new deal keeping him at St Andrew’s til 2018.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Players | 85 Comments »

GAMEDAY – Reading Away

Blues travel south to take on Brian McDermott’s Reading knowing that a playoff place is all but mathematically gone. Following two consecutive 2-1 defeats Gary Rowett may experiment somewhat with his line up with one eye on the future.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Gameday, The Championship | 89 Comments »

GAMEDAY – Hull at Home

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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Posted in Birmingham City, Gameday, Previews | 76 Comments »

The Importance of u21 Signings

While it’s been exciting of late to look at potential new signings that Blues may be able to bring in, one thing that has crossed my mind is how hard it must be for Gary Rowett to balance immediate need for players with the prospect of blocking the pathways of Academy and Development Squad graduates to the first team.

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Posted in Birmingham City, General Ramblings | 70 Comments »

Buzzing again – Brentford Match Reflections

Birmingham City completed their third successive win at home against Brentford thanks to a very late Maikel Kieftenbeld winner in a game that threatened to be overshadowed by Demarai Gray’s impending transfer out of B9.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Reviews, The Championship | 74 Comments »

GAMEDAY: Brentford at home

The first match of 2016 sees Blues take on Brentford with both teams nicely poised just underneath the playoff picture. Can Blues make it three home wins in a row?

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Posted in Birmingham City, Gameday, The Championship | 61 Comments »

A Christmas Cracker – MK Dons Reflections

Birmingham City returned to winning ways for the second game in succession at St Andrew’s against MK Dons. Jacques Maghoma scored his first goal at home in Blues colours to settle the game but in fairness the 1-0 scoreline flattered the visitors.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Reviews | 62 Comments »

The Rise of… Viv Solomon-Otabor

Viv Solomon-Otabor capped off a 5-2 win against Fulham at the weekend with his first professional goal. Running from inside his own half, the Nigerian youngster forced Richard Stearman to backpedal for 40 yards before cutting back inside, dumping the Fulham defender unceremoniously on his backside in the process and lashing home from inside the area.


Posted in Birmingham City, Players | 29 Comments »

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