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The antics of Roger Johnson further add to Wolves supporters woes

After the humiliation suffered by Wolverhampton Wanderers in the 5-0 decimation by Fulham on Sunday, you could be forgiven for thinking that members of the sides defence would be keeping a low profile. As Pavel Pogrebnyak helped himself to a … Continue reading

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Ben Foster makes West Brom move as Boaz Myhill moves to St Andrews

Ben Foster, the highly-rated Birmingham City goalkeeper, has moved across the West Midlands to join West Bromwich Albion on a season-long loan deal, with Boaz Myhill moving in the opposite direction. The two clubs agreed a loan fee, believed to … Continue reading

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Roger Johnson bound for Wolves

Birmingham City central defender Roger Johnson looks set for Wolverhampton Wanderers in a £7m deal. Johnson held talks at Molineux with senior Wolves officials on Monday afternoon, as a deal which would make him Wolves highest-paid player – in the … Continue reading

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Sunderland close to double deal

Sunderland are close to a double transfer that would see them spend almost the entirety of the £20m they recouped from the sale of Jordan Henderson to Liverpool. Sunderland boss Steve Bruce is close to taking 24-year-old midfielder Craig Gardner … Continue reading

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McLeish moves in at Villa Park

Alex McLeish has penned a three-year deal to become manager of Aston Villa, despite the fury of supporters who are irate at the arrival of the former Birmingham City manager. And the new boss says that he is looking forward … Continue reading

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Aston Villa to interview Alex McLeish, as Big ‘Eck looks like alienating both sides of Birmingham

Aston Villa are planning to interview Alex McLeish, the manager of Birmingham City who tendered his resignation at St Andrews on Sunday, imminently, despite opposition from the club’s supporters to the man most recently in charge of their most bitter … Continue reading

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Chelsea sack Ancelotti as Blackpool and Birmingham tumble

English football’s worst kept secret – well apart from ‘that one’ – was thrown into the open today as Carlo Ancelotti was ruthlessly sacked by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich just hours after the Blues final Premier League game of the … Continue reading

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Birmingham City stopper Ben Foster taking a break from international football

Birmingham City goalkeeper Ben Foster has announced that he is to take his leave from international football for an indefinite period. The 28-year-old Birmingham goalkeeper has been No2 to Manchester City stopper Joe Hart since last year’s World Cup, but … Continue reading

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The Happy Da Silva’s

Manchester United beat Arsenal 2-0 in the FA Cup quarter-final at Old Trafford – and look how pleased their Brazilian twins Rafael Da Silva and Fabio Da Silva are with Fabio’s opening goal. A dogged display by United denied Arsenal, … Continue reading

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Premier League round-up: Arsenal held by Sunderland – Bolton pip Villa

Arsenal, looking to go within one point of league-leaders Manchester United, were unable to find a way past a resolute Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium today. Arsene Wenger’s side, without the injured trio of Robin van Persie, Cesc Fabregas and … Continue reading

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