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Coventry City v Plymouth Argyle 

18 Aug 18

Live coverage of Saturday’s League One game between Coventry City and Plymouth Argyle.


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Solihull Moors v Sutton United 

18 Aug 18

Live coverage of Saturday’s National League game between Solihull Moors and Sutton United.


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Grant Elliott: Birmingham Bears captain to retire at end of 2018 season 

17 Aug 18

Birmingham Bears captain Grant Elliott plans to retire from cricket at the end of the 2018 season.


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T20 Blast: Notts Outlaws & Sussex Sharks claim final two T20 quarter-final spots 

17 Aug 18

Holders Notts Outlaws and Sussex Sharks both win their final group games to go through to the T20 Blast quarter-finals.


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Birmingham mosque attacks ‘random criminal damage’ 

17 Aug 18

Further reports of damage to property and a car dissuade police from “racial motive” theory.


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Cannock man jailed for stab attack on partner 

17 Aug 18

Timothy Philpott’s murder bid left his victim with a knife sticking out her chest.


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Smartphone traffic lights app trialled in Birmingham 

17 Aug 18

The app, being trialled in Birmingham, lets drivers know when traffic lights will change.


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Leicester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers 

17 Aug 18

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday’s Premier League game between Leicester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers.


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Jack Grealish: Aston Villa offer deal to ‘best young player’ Steve Bruce has worked with 

17 Aug 18

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce hopes “the best young player” he has ever worked with, Jack Grealish, will sign a new deal.


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Ipswich Town v Aston Villa 

17 Aug 18

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday’s Championship game between Ipswich Town and Aston Villa.


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‘Trojan Horse’ hearings against teachers and governor cost £1.27m 

17 Aug 18

Misconduct cases were brought against 14 teachers in Birmingham but only one was found at fault.


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London Euston station closed for three weekends in a row 

17 Aug 18

Network Rail is urging people not to travel on the West Coast Main Line for the next three weekends.


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Danny Cipriani fined for assault in Jersey nightclub 

16 Aug 18

The England rugby player says he is “truly sorry” after admitting assault and resisting arrest.


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Mitchell Clark: Aston Villa loan Wales Under-19 defender to Port Vale 

16 Aug 18

Port Vale sign Wales Under-19 international defender Mitchell Clark on loan from Championship side Aston Villa.


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Wallaby seen near Wombourne Sainsbury’s 

16 Aug 18

Holly the wallaby is missing from a zoo after reportedly being spooked by children.


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Two Birmingham mosques attacked with catapults 

16 Aug 18

Worshippers feared “someone with a gun” was attacking one of two mosques targeted in Birmingham.


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Derby County: Coventry City sign winger Luke Thomas on half-season loan 

16 Aug 18

Coventry City sign winger Luke Thomas from Derby County on a half-season loan.


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Birmingham City v Swansea City 

16 Aug 18

Preview followed by live coverage of Friday’s Championship game between Birmingham City and Swansea City.


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Cheikh Ndoye: Birmingham City loan Senegal international back to French club Angers 

16 Aug 18

Birmingham City loan back Senegal international defender Cheikh Ndoye to French club Angers.


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Josh Poysden: Yorkshire sign Warwickshire leg-spinner on three-year deal 

16 Aug 18

Yorkshire sign Warwickshire’s Josh Poysden on loan, with a three-year deal to follow at the end of the season.


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T20 Blast: Surrey & Birmingham Bears win to maintain quarter-final hopes 

15 Aug 18

Surrey and Birmingham Bears keep their T20 Blast quarter-final hopes alive by winning their penultimate group games.


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Images capture cyclist riding on Aston Expressway 

15 Aug 18

It is the fourth incident in three days where bikes have been seen on motorways, police said.


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Post Office worker told to reapply for job after 27 years 

15 Aug 18

Sue Key, whose postmaster husband is dying, is told to reapply for job after 27 years in the business.


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Tree fall and landslip disrupts trains for second day 

15 Aug 18

Services on the Cross City route via Birmingham are cancelled at least until end of service.


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Swan ‘trespassers’ halt traffic on bypass 

15 Aug 18

Police apologise to anybody caught up in traffic on the A444 between Coventry and Nuneaton.