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The Opposition: Birmingham




Full Club Name:
Birmingham City Football Club

Year Formed:
1875

Nicknames:
The Blues

Ground:
St.Andrews

Capacity:
30,009

Manager:
Alex McLeish (2007 to present)

Chairman:
Vico Hui (2009 to present)

Owner:
Carson Yeung (2009 to present)

Probable Starting Line-Up:

(4-4-1-1)
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1) Taylor
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2) Carr - 14) Johnson - 15) Dann - 6) Ridgewell
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33) Gardner - 12) Ferguson - 4) Bowyer - 18) Fahey
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16) McFadden
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10) Jerome

Top Scorer:
Cameron Jerome: 9 (Premier League)

Player to Watch:
Barry Ferguson - Regarded by many Birmingham fans as their player of the season despite the heroics of Joe Hart and Roger Johnson. Ferguson has formed a formidable partnership with Bowyer in centre midfield and the Scotsman has been key to their success this season. He makes them tick with his passing and his movement and Ferguson can play either as a defensive rock or a creative midfielder. Vieira and Barry will have to shackle the Scot.

Birmingham Last 6 Form Guide:
Win, Draw, Loss, Loss, Draw, Draw = 6 points

City Last 6 Form Guide:
Win, Draw, Win, Loss, Win, Win = 13 points

Current Table Position:
9th. Played 33. Won 12. Lost 11. Drawn 10. Goal difference -4. Points 46

Club Records:
Most Appearances: 551 Gil Merrick
Most Goals: 267 Joe Bradford
Record Win: vs Doncaster 12-0, 1903
Record Attendance: 67,341 vs Everton, 1939
Record transfer fee paid: 5.5m for Dunn from Blackburn, 2003
Record transfer fee received: 6.7 for Pennant to Liverpool, 2006

Famous Birmingham Fans:
Jasper Carrot (Golden Balls)
Frankie Gavin (Boxer)
Mike Skinner (The Streets)
Colin Buchanan (Dalziel & Pascoe)
James Phelps (Fred Weasely - Harry Potter)
Chris Scudder (Sky Sports)

The journalist

Writer: bigal84 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 9 2010

Time: 3:07PM

Your Comments

I reckon another one of this lot are going to get sent off on Sunday. My money's on Ferguson again.
Johnny Baguette
o yes johnny, i bet bowyer lol
Trevj23
I'm going for a City 3 - 0 Birmingham
scragg
 

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