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Alex Song fulfilled a childhood dream by clinching a move to Barcelona and now the former Arsenal midfielder wants to build up a trophy collection.

Sebastian Larsson exit from Birmingham confirmed

Winger Sebastian Larsson's five-year spell at Birmingham has come to an end, Press Association Sport understands.

Birmingham rule out sale of leading players

Chairman Peter Pannu insists Birmingham will not sell any of their leading players on the cheap following relegation from the Barclays Premier League.

Injuries ravage relegation threatened Birmingham

Alex McLeish admits a lengthy injury list has taken its toll on Birmingham who face a last-day battle to preserve their Barclays Premier League status.

Birmingham face last-day battle after loss

Birmingham 0 Fulham 2

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Alex McLeish admits Birmingham have not seen the best of Alexander Hleb during his season-long loan from Barcelona.

Alexander Hleb wants return to Arsenal

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Sunderland dragged into survival dogfight

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Alex McLeish delays Birmingham contract talks

Alex McLeish is to delay contract talks with several Birmingham players until the summer.

Birmingham midfielder Alexander Hleb may be fit for Carling Cup final

Birmingham boss Alex McLeish has not ruled out midfielder Alexander Hleb for Sunday's Carling Cup final clash with his former club Arsenal.

Fight to stay up is priority over cup runs, says McLeish

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Five-star United perfomance demolishes Birmingham

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Holloway gets reminder of top-flight home truths

Ian Holloway believes Birmingham's victory at Bloomfield Road on Tuesday night will have given Blackpool's fans a reality check.

McLeish calls for 'wall of noise' to frighten Villa

It is billed as the biggest Second City derby since Birmingham beat Aston Villa in the third Football League Cup final 47 years ago. But with his focus on reaching the Carling Cup semi-finals tonight against City's fiercest rivals – especially with their nemesis Gabriel Agbonlahor fit to return – any sepia-tinted sub-text was lost on Alex McLeish.

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