On Sunday 3rd April 2022, 19th placed Birmingham City will take on 12th placed West Bromwich Albion (WBA) in the EFL Championship. In the reverse fixture back in October 2021, it was West Brom that came out on top with a 1-0 win, with Karlan Grant scoring the only goal of the game. Coming into this game, Birmingham City drew 0-0 with Swansea City, and West Brom drew 2-2 with Bristol City.
Birmingham City boss Lee Bowyer might be force to go into the free agent market on the back of the news that George Friend will not return to full fitness until March at least. Ex-Middlesbrough star Friend has been ruled out of action for four weeks after picking up a calf strain to leave the club with limited options at the back. Friend is a versatile defender who can play as a left-back or on the left side of the central defence.
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Birmingham City teenager Jordan James has signed a first professional contract at the club. The English Championship outfit confirmed the news of a first professional contract for James at the weekend.
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Birmingham City manager Lee Bowyer and his players have lost their way in the English Championship after a good start to the season. Ex-Leeds United and Newcastle United midfielder Bowyer has been a success in his first months as a Birmingham City manager.
Relegation from the English Championship was starting to look like a possibility for Birmingham City until Bowyer intervened and was able to secure the club’s safety upon his appointment in the final weeks of last season. Bowyer led Birmingham City into the playoff places at the end of the first six matches of the new Championship season but things have fallen apart in the last four games. Continue reading “BIRMINGHAM CITY WINLESS RUN CONTINUES”
English Premier League giants Manchester United are popularly known for producing some fine talents through their youth academy and they have maintained that status for decades now. They are also well known for the habit of integrating these young players into the first team and handing them debuts but while some of them will not perform up to expectations, in the long run, a lot of others will go on to live up to the hype. Over the years, the likes of Marcus Rashford, Scott McTominay, and Mason Greenwood have all risen through the ranks at Old Trafford and they are currently constantly competing for places in the first team.
One of the most promising youngsters that have come out of the club’s famous academy is Tahith Chong. The young attacking midfielder is not very happy that he has not been able to permanently find his way into the first team but truth be told, it’s not the manager’s fault. Olé Gunnar Solksjaer is under pressure to win titles at United and it will be hard for him to put faith in youngsters instead of using the top players that will promise him more assured results on the pitch.
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Birmingham City will have to fend off English Championship rivals Middlesbroughin their quest to sign Nottingham Forest star Sammy Ameobi according to Football Insider. Sammy Ameobi has few days left on his current deal at Nottingham Forest and he’s expected to leave the club when the contract expires.
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Birmingham City fans were stunned and also delighted with the signing of former hot prospect AlenHalilovic at the end of last year. He signed a short-term deal at the club until this summer having joined on a free transfer.
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Birmingham City will be wary of potential clubs that will try to poach their youngsters as the summer transfer window draws nearer. The club have a couple of young talented stars that have come through their ranks in recent times, but the latest one that seems to be making headlines currently is Amari Miller who has been attracting interest from other clubs after being sighted as a potential future star.
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Birmingham City manager Lee Bowyer has made it clear that he would love to have Johnnie Jackson join him at the club as his assistant manager, according to a recent report published by London News Online. Bowyer wants Jackson to join him at St. Andrew’s so they could work together in making sure that they help the club witness an upturn in fortunes over the course of their tenure.
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It is now becoming a tradition at Birmingham to breed young, talented stars that would go on to make a name for themselves in a bid to earn big moves to top European clubs. The Birmingham City academy has done well in recent times to produce a crop of young, hungry players who would end up catching the eye of top clubs across Europe, with the latest on the lost being Jude Bellingham.
Bellingham was Birmingham’s best player at such a young age but because of his excellent performances, he attracted a lot of interest from clubs abroad and eventually signed for German Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund last summer. Bellingham was just one of the top players that have come through the ranks at Birmingham, including the likes of Demarai Gray, Jack Butland, and Nathan Redmond. Continue reading “Liverpool May Have Signed The Next Jude Bellingham From Birmingham”