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Thoughts on Sunday and today’s game

It is a pity that Sunday’s game is probably going to be remembered for the clappers that were used as missiles rather than for anything that happened on the pitch.  Clappers, inflatables, big flags and flames are not necessary to create an atmosphere at a Birmingham City versus Aston Villa game; you only need the fans. Continue reading

No news was good news

Butland and Mutch

Butland and Mutch

After the game on Saturday, Demarai Gray and Darren Randolph walked off the pitch with Nathan Redmond. And I couldn’t help wondering if that might be the last time I would see Gray in a Birmingham City shirt. Seeing Redmond in a Norwich shirt on Saturday had started me thinking about young Blues players who have been sold: Jordan Mutch in July 2012, Jack Butland in January 2013 and Nathan Redmond in July 2013. I remember Mutch being in the Cardiff team that beat us in January 2013 and walking off after the game with Butland, who was about to be sold. Continue reading