Category Archives: Birmingham City

Carabao Cup: Round One Draw Announced

The Carabao Cup Round One draw was made on Thursday evening from Morrisons, Colindale, North West London. There were two stand out ties from the draw with AFC Wimbledon playing MK Dons, while newly-promoted Salford City will face Leeds United. The draw was conducted by two former England internationals in John Barnes and Ray Parlour and was split into two

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Monk To Potentially Replace Lampard…

As the speculation, grows over whether or not, Frank Lampard will leave Derby to Join his beloved Chelsea as a replacement for Maurizzio Sarri, it was further added to yesterday, when Gary Monk, was sacked by Birmingham, due to differences with the chairman at City. Almost Immediately, he was linked with Derby County, who themselves were putting out a statement,

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Birmingham City| 9 point deduction

Birmingham City have been hit with a 9 point penalty for breaching profitability and sustainability rules. The rule was introduced at the start of the 2016/17 season. Why did this happen? It’s understood that Birmingham exceeded the £39m allowable losses over a three-year period (up to the end of 2018 financial year). Under the EFL’s profitability and sustainability rules, Championship clubs

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The make-or-break nature of Championship promotion

In recent years, the Premier League has flourished as one of the best leagues in the world, and with its success, the financial implications of the league have grown exponentially. Clubs have started to be managed as international businesses, and team crests have become commonplace icons across all cultures throughout the globe. TV rights have skyrocketed, with the Premier League’s

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Jack Grealish lands final blow as Aston Villa claim bragging rights in local derby

Jack Grealish has wrote his name in Second City derby history as the local lad scored the winner as Villa triumphed 1-0 over city rivals Birmingham. But it was an incident in the 8th minute that stole all the headlines, as a Birmingham fan stormed the pitch and struck Grealish in the face from behind. The fan managed to break

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