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Reading rise to beat Birmingham in Carabao Cup

Posted Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by PA2 hits

Reading secured their first victory of the season when they eased past Sky Bet Championship rivals Birmingham 2-0 in the Carabao Cup first round.Yakou Meite gave Reading a half-time lead with a thumping drive and John Swift’s clever free-kick secured the win against a hugely understrength Birmingham team.Reading, who are bottom of the Championship after losing their opening two matches, we...Full Story »

Aluko a Royals doubt for Birmingham visit

Posted Monday, August 13, 2018 by PA20 hits

Reading will check on Sone Aluko ahead of the Carabao Cup meeting with Birmingham.The winger, who began his professional career with Birmingham, picked up an injury in training on Friday and although he travelled with the squad to Nottingham Forest at the weekend he was not involved.Defender Liam Moore also missed the 1-0 defeat at the City Ground following the recent transfer speculation surrou...Full Story »

Assombalonga strike earns dominant Boro victory over Birmingham

Posted Sunday, August 12, 2018 by PA5 hits

Middlesbrough maintained their fine start to the season with a 1-0 win over Birmingham, a victory that would have been more comprehensive had they been more clinical.They remain unbeaten having drawn 2-2 at Millwall a week ago and followed Tuesday’s 3-0 win over Sheffield United with another three-point haul thanks to an early goal by Britt Assombalonga.Boro hit the woodwork twice and spur...Full Story »

Two-goal Onel Hernandez earns Norwich draw at Birmingham

Posted Sunday, August 05, 2018 by PA8 hits

Onel Hernandez earned Norwich a commendable 2-2 Championship draw at Birmingham with two face-saving goals.Following a goalless first half, Jacques Maghoma put Birmingham ahead in the 55th minute only forHernandez to score an 84th minute equaliser.Substitute Viv Solomon-Otabor then appeared to have won the game for Birmingham when he netted a last minute individual goal only for the persistent H...Full Story »

Fulham miss out on automatic promotion as victorious Birmingham stay up

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA37 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 PA51 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 PA35 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 PA13 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 PA37 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 PA36 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 PA42 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 PA54 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 PA59 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 PA42 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 PA54 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 PA46 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 PA39 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 PA72 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 PA39 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 PA63 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 »

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