Posts Tagged "Birmingham City"

The Premier League 2010/11 Previews 3 – Birmingham City: Second Season Blues?

The Premier League 2010/11 Previews 3 – Birmingham City: Second Season Blues?

By on Jul 28, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

Between the battle at the top of the table and the chaos at the bottom of it, the achievement of Birmingham City in finishing in ninth place in the Premier League last season feels as if it was rather overlooked. It was their first season back after promotion the year before and, significantly, it was their highest league position since 1959. Those that continue to...

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How Ben Foster Highlights The Farce Of The Loan System

How Ben Foster Highlights The Farce Of The Loan System

By on May 22, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 11 comments

Ben Foster has made news today by becoming the first player to openly criticise the Manchester United fans’ Green and Gold campaign to oust the Glazer family. However, something more surprising struck me in the Daily Telegraph’s report. Ben Foster is 27 years old. Who else realised that? Seemingly seen as one of the young pretenders to the England goalkeeper role,...

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Are Birmingham Running Before They Can Walk?

Are Birmingham Running Before They Can Walk?

By on Apr 30, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 9 comments

One of the least dull points to emerge from the recent Soccerex talk-fest in Manchester was the importance of ‘local identity’ to the financial well-being of football clubs. But this was only thought true of the second-highest echelons of European football; the Football League Championship and ‘lesser’ European national leagues. The big boys, the EPL and La Liga in...

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Birmingham City – Out With The Old & In With The New

By on Oct 21, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

Opinion is polarised in football about Birmingham’s new frontman Carson Yeung (not ‘owner,’ you’ll notice; takeovers just cannot be that simple). Some would agree with the man who sneered: “He’s not going to put a penny in…I don’t think that’s likely to change.” Others would back the man who declared: “We believe his people can take this football club to the next...

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