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Fulham miss out on automatic promotion as victorious Birmingham stay up

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA19 hits

Fulham blew their chance of automatic promotion to the Premier League after suffering a 3-1 defeat at survivors Birmingham.Victory would have sent the Cottagers back to the top flight after Cardiff could only draw 0-0 with Reading.But goals from Lukas Jutkiewicz, Harlee Dean and Che Adams ensured the hosts beat relegation on the final day and denied the visitors second place.Tom Cairney bri...Full Story »

Birmingham vs Fulham - Dean back in contention for Birmingham’s crunch clash

Posted Thursday, May 03, 2018 by PA32 hits

Birmingham will have Harlee Dean available for their crunch game against Fulham as they battle against relegation.The defender has been banned for the last two games, including last weekend’s 3-1 defeat at QPR.Marc Roberts has been deputising but could now drop out.Blues are two points above the Sky Bet Championship relegation zone, although with a superior goal difference to 22nd-place Bu...Full Story »

Birmingham boss Garry Monk felt players were fearful in loss to QPR

Posted Sunday, April 29, 2018 by PA20 hits

Birmingham manager Garry Monk admitted his team played with fear in their 3-1 defeat at QPR.Rangers came from behind after Che Adams’ goal, meaning Monk’s side will go into the final match of the Sky Bet Championship season with the threat of relegation still hanging over them.They will go down if they lose at home to promotion-chasing Fulham and results elsewhere go against them. Mo...Full Story »

QPR youngster Ilias Chair leaves Birmingham rocking

Posted Sunday, April 29, 2018 by PA7 hits

Birmingham will go into the final match of the Sky Bet Championship season with the threat of relegation still hanging over them following a 3-1 defeat to QPR at Loftus Road. Belgian youngster Ilias Chair scored his first senior goal midway through the second half and Matt Smith added a third in stoppage time to secure the Hoops a deserved victory. Bright Osayi-Samuel also scored his first QPR g...Full Story »

Garry Monk hails Birmingham’s battling qualities

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 by PA29 hits

Garry Monk was impressed with the character on display in Birmingham’s 2-1 Sky Bet Championship win over Sheffield United that lifted them to the brink of safety.The Blues boss was full of praise for his players as they increased their recent unbeaten home record to four games to move them five points clear of the drop zone.Birmingham’s tenacious spirit enabled them to claw their way...Full Story »

Birmingham beat Blades to take step towards survival

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 by PA26 hits

Jacques Maghoma was Birmingham’s goalscoring hero in their vital 2-1 Championship home win over Sheffield United.Birmingham, teetering on the edge of relegation for much of the season, clawed a step closer to safety following this crucial home success.It was a pulsating Birmingham performance as they pressurised United for long periods but they had to show a lot of courage to fight back af...Full Story »

Adams and Gallagher return to bolster Birmingham

Posted Friday, April 20, 2018 by PA34 hits

Birmingham’s attacking options are boosted by the return of Che Adams and Sam Gallagher ahead of the visit of Sheffield United.Former Blade Adams returns to contention against his old club after serving a three-match suspension and Gallagher, on loan from Southampton, is fit again after missing six matches with a calf injury.While Adams is back from a ban, Harlee Dean begins one following ...Full Story »

Wolves celebrate promotion with victory over Birmingham

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA41 hits

Wolves celebrated their promotion to the Premier League in style with a 2-0 Sky Bet Championship win against 10-man Birmingham at Molineux.Diogo Jota’s 17th goal of the season – and his third in the last four games  – put Wolves on course for victory after 21 minutes before substitute Benik Afobe made the game safe three minutes from time.Birmingham were reduced to 10 men ...Full Story »

Wolves vs Birmingham - Wolves look for win against Birmingham to confirm promotion

Posted Thursday, April 12, 2018 by PA40 hits

Wolves stand on the brink of promotion back to the Premier League as they prepare to host midlands rivals Birmingham. The Championship leaders need just three more points to ensure they go up after beating Derby 2-0 at Molineux on Wednesday night. Head coach Nuno Espirito Santo will hope there are no injury issues from that match so the only decision he will have to make will be which of his...Full Story »

Bobby Reid on target as Bristol City beat Birmingham

Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by PA28 hits

Bobby Reid netted his 20th goal of the season as Bristol City kept themselves in the Sky Bet Championship play-off race with a 3-1 victory over Birmingham at Ashton Gate.Marlon Pack fired the Robins in front after 12 minutes with a sweetly-struck right-footed free-kick from 25 yards following a foul by Michael Morrison on Reid.It was 2-0 in the 27th minute as Famara Diedhiou nodded down a Joe Br...Full Story »

Bristol City looking strong ahead of Birmingham visit

Posted Tuesday, April 10, 2018 by PA46 hits

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson is set to have a fully-fit squad at his disposal for the Ashton Gate visit of Birmingham.Callum O’Dowda successfully came through his comeback match in the 2-0 defeat against Millwall on Saturday following a lengthy absence while he recovered from an ankle injury.And Hordur Magnusson returned to training on Monday as he stepped up his recovery from a knee inju...Full Story »

Birmingham leave it late to salvage draw against Burton

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA33 hits

Lukas Jutkiewicz rescued Birmingham City from a shock home defeat with a face-saving 87th-minute equaliser in a 1-1 home draw against Burton.Against all the odds it appeared as if Burton, battered for long spells, would emerge with three points following a 47th-minute goal from Lloyd Dyer.But the Brewers finally capitulated and slipped to the bottom of the Championship table when Jutkiewicz put ...Full Story »

Che Adams suspended for Birmingham’s home clash with Burton

Posted Thursday, April 05, 2018 by PA32 hits

Birmingham will be without the suspended Che Adams when bottom-of-the-table Burton visit St Andrew’s.Adams begins a three-match ban after he was shown a straight red card as the Blues won 1-0 at Bolton in midweek.Adams’ absence leaves Birmingham short of attacking options and boss Garry Monk is keen to get Sam Gallagher back in contention as soon as possible. The on-loan Southampton ...Full Story »

Garry Monk: Birmingham still very much in a relegation fight

Posted Wednesday, April 04, 2018 by PA63 hits

Birmingham boss Garry Monk knows his side still have work to do despite taking a big step towards Championship survival with a 1-0 win against fellow strugglers Bolton.Lukas Jutkiewicz’s 40th-minute goal sank his old club and lifted the Blues level on points with Wanderers, five points clear of the bottom three.Birmingham have won their last three games, keeping a clean sheet on each occas...Full Story »

Lukas Jutkiewicz boosts Birmingham’s survival hopes

Posted Wednesday, April 04, 2018 by PA25 hits

Lukas Jutkiewicz scored the only goal as 10-man Birmingham boosted their survival hopes with a 1-0 win at relegation rivals Bolton.The former Bolton striker’s 40th-minute winner was his first Sky Bet Championship goal in six months and it secured a third successive win for Garry Monk’s side.But the Blues played the final 23 minutes with 10 men after Che Adams’ dismissal for a f...Full Story »

Bolton Wanderers vs Birmingham - Darren Pratley could return against Birmingham

Posted Monday, April 02, 2018 by PA51 hits

Bolton midfielder Darren Pratley could come into contention against Birmingham after missing the 2-1 defeat at Leeds because of a leg injury.Josh Vela will hope to continue in midfield should Pratley miss out and Jan Kirchhoff will hope to face Birmingham after returning from a minor hamstring problem against Leeds.Aaron Wilbraham will look to build on his substitute appearance against Leeds by ...Full Story »

Birmingham move out of bottom three with vital win

Posted Sunday, April 01, 2018 by PA22 hits

Birmingham lifted themselves out of the bottom three with a 1-0 Sky Bet Championship home success over Ipswich.In a poor game, Blues sealed a vital victory with a first-half penalty from Jota as they chalked up their second successive home win.Injury-hit Ipswich announced in the build-up to the game that manager Mick McCarthy would leave the club at the end of the season, and they put in a disap...Full Story »

Jonathan Grounds back in contention for Birmingham

Posted Friday, March 30, 2018 by PA52 hits

Jonathan Grounds could return to the Birmingham squad when the Blues host Ipswich.The left-back has been sidelined since being carried off on a stretcher in the away win at Sheffield Wednesday in early February.Midfielder Craig Gardner (hamstring) could also be back in contention and boss Garry Monk will make a decision on his fitness on Friday.However, on-loan Southampton striker Sam Gallagher ...Full Story »

Monk hopes overdue win ‘sets the standard’ for Birmingham

Posted Sunday, March 18, 2018 by PA8 hits

Garry Monk had every reason to have a wide smile on his face after guiding Birmingham to a vital 3-0 Championship home win over below-par Hull.Although they remain in the bottom three, Blues’ survival prospects have greatly improved following a runaway victory which was completed in bright sunshine after long spells of the game had been played in a blizzard.Following his first victory as B...Full Story »

Birmingham end losing run with rout of sorry Hull

Posted Sunday, March 18, 2018 by PA28 hits

Birmingham ended their harrowing run of seven successive Championship defeats with a morale-boosting 3-0 home win over Hull to spark off their bid to avoid relegation.It was sweet revenge for the humiliating 6-1 defeat they suffered at the hands of Hull earlier this season and was their first win under new manager Garry Monk.Showing great determination to improve their precarious position, Birmi...Full Story »

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