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5 Things we learned from the opening weekend of the Premier League

1. Ashley Young is a Footballer of the Year candidate Ashley Young is a quite outstanding English footballer. Technically very adept, extremely skillful and something which many of his English contemporaries can’t similarly have said about them, mentally adaptable. Whilst … Continue reading

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Charles N’Zogbia set for Aston Villa

Wantaway winger Charles N’Zogbia is set to be unveiled as an Aston Villa player, after the Midlands club agreed a fee of £9.5m with Wigan Athletic for the transfer of the 25-year-old Frenchman. Villa boss Alex McLeish is set to … 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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Birmingham City win League Cup

Birmingham City have won the League Cup, beating Arsenal 2-1 at Wembley. Alex McLeish won the tactical battle with Arsene Wenger, as Blues 4-5-1 formation stifled the Gunners creativity, whilst his sides never say die attitude, gave the Gunners more … Continue reading

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Stoke and Birmingham advance to FA Cup Quarter-Finals

Premier League duo Stoke City and Birmingham City have advanced to the last eight in the FA Cup, as both recorded comfortable 3-0 wins over Brighton & Hove Albion and Sheffield Wednesday respectively. Birmingham, in front of a sparsely filled … Continue reading

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Quick Hits

16th February 2011 Birmingham boss Alex McLeish has rubbished rumours that central defensive duo Roger Johnson and Scott Dann are unhappy at St. Andrews. Big ‘Eck was responding to reports that the defenders at the heart of the Blues backline … Continue reading

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Curtis Davies and Sebastian Larsson swap deal on the cards

Birmingham City and Aston Villa are in advanced talks over a deal that would see Curtis Davies, the out-of-favour central defender at Villa Park make the move to St Andrews for a fee of £1.5m and Birmingham’s Swedish international midfielder … Continue reading

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League Cup Final: Arsenal v Birmingham City

The final for the League Cup is on the last Sunday in February and after semi-finals over the course of the last two nights, we now know that it will be Arsenal and Birmingham City who will meet at Wembley. … Continue reading

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Robbie Keane looks bound for Birmingham

Tottenham Hotspur have accepted a £6m bid for their 30 year-old striker Robbie Keane from Birmingham City. Robbie Keane Keane has struggled to break into the Tottenham first team this season, making 13 appearances for Spurs, 11 of which have … Continue reading

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