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Joys and Sorrows at the EFL Forum 

21 Mar 18

Joys and Sorrows were lucky enough to pick up an invite to the second EFL Fans’ Forum of the season, held at Birmingham’s ‘Bierkeller’ on Broad Street on March 19th… I was lucky enough to get chatting to some Walsall…

View from the South – Birmingham City v Hull City 

18 Mar 18

The Beast from the East was back just in time for the weekend it seemed and indeed on rising early on Saturday morning and taking my first view outside snow was falling which began to get worryingly thick.

BCFC v Hull Joys and Sorrows Match Preview 

16 Mar 18

Breaching the Hull…There’s No Hullternative? by Russell Dempsey This article will appear in Saturday’s ‘Made in Brum‘ fanzine, priced £1.50 and available from sellers around the ground.

Monk’s the Man! 

4 Mar 18

Just 24 hours after Steve Cotterill’s reign at Blues came to an end, the club have moved quickly to appoint the ex Leeds and Swansea man as manager.

The Sacking of Cotterill, Management Musings & Owners 

4 Mar 18

So last night the club confirmed what we thought was coming, Cotterill has been sacked.

Birmingham City Football Club Quarterly Supporters’ Forum February 27th 2018 

3 Mar 18

Joys and Sorrows were proud to attend the most recent Supporters’ Forum on 27th February 2018.

View from the South – Birmingham City v Barnsley 

25 Feb 18

Mrs Bazza and I have just returned from a trip to Australia.

Big Eck is back in the Scotland hot-seat 

24 Feb 18

2012 Olympic Football – Hampden Park (3) by daniel0685 / CC BY 2.0 Former Blues boss, Alex McLeish, must have an impeccable agent.

Can Birmingham City stay in the Championship? 

23 Feb 18

There is a lot of doom and gloom at the moment, it isn’t easy being a Blues fan eh? After the rise and fall of 2016-17, the current campaign has been a long, hard, grinding struggle against relegation so far.

Win Blues Match Tickets Through a Raffle to Support Rwanda Children 

16 Feb 18

I have been given the opportunity to go to Rwanda to help install IT equipment into 2 new schools in Kigali for street children set up through the charity Rwanda Legacy of Hope in March.

The Gallagher Impact 

15 Feb 18

So mention the name Gallagher to people of my age, and they will immediately remember a strapping centre back who was a key player for Blues in the 70’s.

An Improvement Under Cotterill 

14 Feb 18

On the 29th September last year, Steve was appointed as Blues manager replacing Harry Redknapp.

Huddersfield Town v Birmingham City Preview FA Cup 4th Round 

26 Jan 18

Tomorrow sees Blues travel to Yorkshire to take on Premier League side Huddersfield in the cup.

Birmingham City Interested in Miquel Nelom to Further Improve Team’s Defense 

17 Jan 18

The club are always on the lookout for some fresh talent to add to our squad.

View from the South – Birmingham City v Derby County 

14 Jan 18

It was the end of another working week and Saturday morning was once again upon us.

View from the South – Birmingham City v Burton Albion 

6 Jan 18

I awoke as usual, at just after 06.00 and – not being one for lying around in bed – I got up, abluted, and headed downstairs.

Reading v Birmingham City Post Match Thoughts 

3 Jan 18

Although Baz was at the game last night, because of work commitments he has been unable to do a view from the south for last night.

View From The South – Birmingham City v Leeds United 

31 Dec 17

First of all, before I forget my manners in the desolate gloom that is our football season, I hope all of you that read this drivel had a wonderful Christmas although the events of Boxing Day, unless you were like me and asleep, couldn&#8217…

Birmingham City v Leeds Utd Brief Post Match Comments 

30 Dec 17

Well we REALLY needed that win today, and we got a clean sheet! The only disappointment is that the teams just above us also won or drew.

View from the South- Birmingham City v Queens Park Rangers 

16 Dec 17

The Virgin Mary, gravid with child, was carried on a little donkey many miles to the stable where Jesus was born.

View from the South – Fulham v Birmingham City 

10 Dec 17

Birmingham City nil; seems to roll off the tongue doesn’t it? Birmingham City nil is how I answer people who ask me whom I support nowadays.

Birmingham City Football Club WM Police and Supporters’ Forum: December 2017 

8 Dec 17

Joys and Sorrows were proud to attend the most recent Supporters’ Forum on 7th December  2017.

Misfiring Birmingham Heaping the Blues on Themselves 

6 Dec 17

In football, every team is prone to a slight dip in form during the season.

Blues v Wolves Preview 

1 Dec 17

Let’s face facts, Wolves are flying.

Joys & Sorrows – Birmingham City Football Club Supporters’ Forum: November 2017 

29 Nov 17

Joys and Sorrows were proud to attend the most recent Supporters’ Forum on 27th November  2017.