Calderwood in at St Andrew's


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Colin Calderwood has been appointed assistant manager at Birmingham, the Championship club confirmed yesterday.

The former Nottingham Forest manager is reunited with manager Chris Hughton for a third time and joins a backroom team at St Andrew's which also includes first-team coach Paul Trollope.

Birmingham tried to prize Calderwood away from his role as manager at Hibernian in the summer, seeing a compensation offer in the region of £300,000 turned down. However, his sacking at Easter Road on 6 November following just over a year in charge paved the way for him to link back up with Hughton.