Birmingham-born 17-year old Nathan Redmond was a surprise starter but impressed with his pace

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Nick Barmby is keeping an eye on Birmingham

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Hull City's caretaker manager, Nick Barmby, expects today's opponents Birmingham City to make a concerted push for promotion from the Championship in the new year.

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Cardiff cash in on Davies' dodgy week

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Joey Barton has been typically outspoken about his time on the Tyne

Barton: 'Ashley tried to cut my wages when I was in jail'

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Colin Calderwood has been fired by Hibernian

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

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Burke timing is perfect for Birmingham

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Stoke City manager Tony Pulis was delighted with how his players overcame FC Thun's artificial pitch last night to take away a 1-0 win from the first leg of their Europa League play-off in Switzerland.

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Martin Jol will face Juande Ramos tonight for the first time since he was replaced as Tottenham manager by the Spaniard in 2007. Jol's Fulham host Ukrainian side Dnipro, now managed by Ramos.

Shackell unshackles Rams to best Birmingham

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Joey Barton made available on free transfer

Joey Barton has been made available on a free transfer, Newcastle have confirmed on their official website.

McLeish compensation deal agreed

Aston Villa have reached agreement with Birmingham over the compensation paid to the Carling Cup holders following manager Alex McLeish's move across the city.

Sunderland turn attention to Craig Gardner

Sunderland boss Steve Bruce was last night working to tie up a move for midfielder Craig Gardner after landing teenage striker Connor Wickham.

Five come alive as bosses' wheel of fortune takes a turn for the better

Up and down the country, new managers are pumping up expectations. But will it all end in tears? Steve Tongue reads the runes

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Malky Mackay spoke of both his and Cardiff's lofty ambitions having this afternoon been unveiled as the new manager of the npower Championship club.

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