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The End 

17 Oct 16

So that’s it.

All done bar the trading… 

14 Oct 16

After what seems like an eternity of false dawns, today saw the final announcement prior to the takeover of Birmingham International Holdings by Trillion Trophy Asia.

BIH: Resumption Confirmed 

14 Oct 16

Birmingham International Holdings have confirmed in an announcement to the stock exchange that trading in shares in the company will resume trading at 9am on Monday morning.

GAMEDAY: Forest Away 

14 Oct 16

Birmingham City take on Nottingham Forest tonight hoping to extend their unbeaten streak and potentially go second in the division.

Happily Ever After 

11 Oct 16

We’re less than a week away from the completion of what must be the longest-running saga in football – the takeover of Birmingham City by Trillion Trophy Asia.

Reduction in Capacities 

9 Oct 16

Birmingham City confirmed in the last week that the capacity of St Andrew’s for the derby game will be set at just 25,000 – some 4,500 short of the segregated capacity in the ground.

BIH: Open Offer Complete 

7 Oct 16

The first of three announcements in the lead up to the resumption of trading in shares was made by Birmingham International Holdings today.

BIH: The Home Straight 

6 Oct 16

It’s now just eleven days before the scheduled date for the resumption of trading in shares in Birmingham International Holdings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange – and with it the completion of the takeover of the company by Trillion Trophy …

Managers and Them 

4 Oct 16

It’s that time of year again when Gary Rowett is linked to the once again vacant manager post across the expressway as their latest saviour fails miserably.

October Positivity 

2 Oct 16

Birmingham City enter the October international break in a strong position after beating Blackburn Rovers 1-0 at St Andrew’s on Saturday.

Accounts Due 

30 Sep 16

At some point today before 4pm BST, Birmingham International Holdings are due to issue their accounts for the year ending June 30 2016.

Preston Reflections – Continuing Revolution 

28 Sep 16

Birmingham City twice equalised in a barnstorming game that finished in a 2-2 draw with Preston at St Andrew’s.

GAMEDAY – Preston at Home 

27 Sep 16

Blues face Simon Grayson’s Preston North End side at St Andrew’s tonight as the Championship games come thick and fast before the next international break.


24 Sep 16

Blues travel to London today to take on Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s QPR looking to add to their recent excellent of results.

The Return of Reece Brown 

22 Sep 16

After much publicised troubles last season off the pitch, this season Reece Brown has been properly rehabilitated into the first team squad and has started showing glimpses of just why so many Blues fans see him as the next big thing to come…

Minutes Applause 

21 Sep 16

The Birmingham Mail reported today on social media efforts to have a minute’s applause during the upcoming derby to mark the passing of seven-year-old Jack Edwards from leukaemia.

BIH Confirm Board Meeting to Approve Accounts 

19 Sep 16

Birmingham International Holdings have today announced to the stock exchange that the Receivers would be meet on Friday 30 September to approve the yearly accounts for the company.

New Additions Making The Difference 

18 Sep 16

Birmingham City won a spirited game against Sheffield Wednesday at St Andrew’s yesterday, coming back from a goal down to take the three points in injury time.

GAMEDAY – Sheffield Wednesday at Home 

17 Sep 16

Blues welcome Sheffield Wednesday to St Andrew’s in today’s televised game looking to build on a run of form that has seen them pick up four points from two good away performances.

Money Can’t Buy Me Promotion 

15 Sep 16

Paul McCartney once sang “Money Can’t Buy Me Love”.

Blues Development Squad in Scrappy Draw With Lions 

12 Sep 16

Blues Development squad played out a tough 2-2 draw in a scrappy Professional Development League encounter against Millwall this evening.

Attacking Intent 

11 Sep 16

Birmingham City inflicted Fulham’s first league defeat of the season yesterday at Craven Cottage.

GAMEDAY – Fulham Away 

10 Sep 16

Blues travel to Craven Cottage today for their first game after the international break hoping to continue their winning ways against a Fulham team flying at the top of the division.

Positive Intent from Paul Caddis 

8 Sep 16

It must be hard to be a player who has been completely bombed from a football squad.

Who is Paul Suen? – Part II 

5 Sep 16

As there hasn’t been much in the way of football happening of late due to the international break, I thought it might be interesting to see if it was possible to find out a little bit more about what Blues’ would-be new owner, Paul Suen Cho…