Friday, December 14, 2018
Birmingham City were going into this one in good form under Garry Monk with two back to back home wins and one away win. The first home win against Hull and the other against Ipswich, the away win against survival rivals Bolton. His side knew a win today could more or less relegate their opponents Burton Albion, but also...
Blues travelled to Lancashire to take on Bolton Wanderers in a game which both teams needed to clinch three points. Bolton themselves were in a fight to survive, Birmingham were on a bit of a run with back to back home wins against Hull City an Ipswich Town. Blues bought nearly 5,000 fans to the Macron Stadium, an incredible...
Ipswich Town at home for Birmingham City after the international break and a chance to really show why they should remain in this league for next season. Ipswich come to the second city knowing their manager, Mick McCarthy, won’t be at Portman Road next season after announcing he won’t be extending his contract. One change from the side that...
Birmingham City Ladies moved up to third in the Women’s Super League with a 2-0 win over Sunderland at Damson Park. The Blues avenged their 3-0 defeat to the Lady Black Cats, back in January, thanks to goals from Ellen White and Rachel Williams. Marc Skinner’s side started slowly and uncharacteristically gave away possession with stray passes early on. Sunderland looked...
Birmingham City Ladies move up to fourth in the Women’s Super League with a 2-0 win away to Bristol City. Two goals from England international Ellen White sealed the victory for the Blues at the Stoke Gifford Stadium. White is now the new leading goal-scorer in WSL1 with nine goals in eight league games for the Blues. Birmingham started the better of...
Birmingham City Ladies produced one of their best performances of the season to beat Liverpool 4-0 at Damson Park. Goals from Rachel Williams, Paige Williams, Jess Carter and Ellen White gave the Blues their biggest win over the Merseyside team in seven years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vvc5oSPenMY Birmingham began brightly with early warning shots from Hayley Ladd and Rachel Williams going wide of the mark. The...
Horrific snowy conditions at St. Andrews for a game which was pretty much do or die for Birmingham City. The fans still made the effort to come and support their club and St. Andrews was practically a sell out; you must give the Hull fans credit as well for making the trip down the M1. It was a huge...
Garry Monk’s second game in charge, and after a tough first outing against Middlesbrough on Tuesday night he’d be wanting his Blues side to at least put up a fight vs a Cardiff team in superb form. Sam Gallagher was introduced back into the side leading the line with Lukas Jutkiewicz who keeps his place. Che Adams drops to...
A new dawn, a new day and the first match of the new Monk era. After a season full of shambolic football and continuous losses, Steve Cotterill was sacked and former Swansea, Leeds & Middlesbrough manager came in with his backroom staff including Pep Clotet and James Beattie. Middlesbrough, under the management of former West Brom boss Tony...
A night to forget in the minds of anybody associated with Birmingham City, a 5-0 loss at the hands of Brentford who Blues themselves took three players off in the summer transfer window. A shocking game in West London on Tuesday night for Blues but the side Steve Cotterill fielded you’d have thought was good enough to snatch a...