I was at St Andrew’s on Tuesday afternoon to watch the Player of the Season awards presented by supporters clubs and groups. I enjoyed watching the training session and chatting with other fans but the best part, for me, was the chance to get nearer to the players. Continue reading
There was a lot less tension for Birmingham City’s final home game this season than for the corresponding fixture last year. Last year, the 1-0 loss put Wigan Athletic into the playoffs and left Birmingham teetering on the brink of relegation. Continue reading
The pictures below show the final scores of Birmingham City’s last 8 home games.
There was a lot more Birmingham City news than I’d expected in a week when the team hadn’t played. Continue reading
I’m going to need a cheat sheet again next season. I started using one last year after the friendly against Hull in August when I realised I didn’t know most of the Birmingham City players. I am not an expert on football but I do like to know the names of the players in my team. So I compiled a list of names and squad numbers and kept updating it as players kept coming and going. Continue reading
I recently attended a training day on conflict resolution and some of the ideas from that day are rattling around in my brain. The speaker talked about taking responsibility for situations in groups that you belong to and how that is not the same as taking the blame. He said that individuals are accountable for their actions and that there is a time and a place to consider that but that training day was not the time or place. Continue reading
I checked the results of my poll* on who we want as owner of BCFC, 83 voted for Mr Fan and 61 for Mr Moneybags. It’s been a long, long time since I studied statistics but I do remember enough to know that the small number of votes means that result is not statistically significant. However this won’t stop me speculating; this is my personal blog not a serious journal. And I think the results indicate the way Birmingham City fans are fairly evenly divided on the topic of ownership and what they want for their club. Continue reading