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

Redmond's promise takes the edge off elimination for Hughton

Birmingham City 1 NK Maribor 0

Nick Barmby is keeping an eye on Birmingham

Barmby predicts lift-off for Blues

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.

The Cardiff City players congratulate Kenny Miller (centre) after the Scottish striker got the winner against Birmingham City yesterday

Cardiff cash in on Davies' dodgy week

Cardiff City 1 Birmingham City 0

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

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

Midfielder claims senior players were frozen out over bonus row which led to sacking of Hughton

Colin Calderwood has been fired by Hibernian

Calderwood in at St Andrew's

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

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Burke timing is perfect for Birmingham

Birmingham City 2 Burnley 1

Zigic back on score sheet for upbeat Birmingham

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Europa League round-up: Pugh strike has Stoke looking plastic fantastic

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.

Europa League preview: Jol and Ramos go head-to-head

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

Derby County 2 Birmingham City 1

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

Malky Mackay targets promotion with Cardiff

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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