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Former Blues players

The debate on whether Ched Evans should be allowed to resume his football career has reminded me of the discussion among Birmingham City fans before Marlon King was signed. Evans is being released from prison after serving time for rape; King had served time for sexual assault before playing for Coventry and then coming to Birmingham.  Continue reading

Good and bad news from Birmingham City FC

The good news is that Keith Fahey played 90 minutes in a development squad game this afternoon.  Any player returning to action after a long absence is good news and Fahey has always been one of my favourites.  I do have a tendency to overestimate the skills of players that the boo-boys denigrate so my regard for him may be due to the fact that some sections of the crowd used to treat him as their scapegoat.  Yes, some of his passes went astray but that’s true of all our players.  I felt that he usually did try to pass the ball rather just boot it away.

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