It’s February and I can stop worrying about losing Che Adams; the transfer window has closed and we still have him. This is the month for worrying about the EFL sanctions but I’m hoping that Daniel was correct in thinking that “if Blues are deducted points, I don’t think it will be an absolute disaster” and that “Blues have enough points on the board to be safe from” relegation.
Norwich’s last-minute equaliser left me feeling very disappointed as I walked away from St Andrew’s on Saturday but I’m feeling better now I’ve calmed down a bit. We didn’t lose and Garry Monk is still with us. He has acknowledged that the club is facing adversity and said that his job is “to lead us through that and onto better and brighter days”. I think Birmingham City fans will respond to that kind of message. Continue reading
I’m not sure I’m ready for this season to begin but I’m hoping that the Birmingham City players are. Garry Monk’s press conference helped to alleviate some of my anxiety. He seems to be able to find a positive aspect in every situation and I can understand why he can get a good response from players. Continue reading
The Fulham game reminded me of why I first fell in love with football. When my dad first took me to St Andrew’s it was like going to a different world: a world of noise and excitement. As J B Priestly said, going to a football match “turned you into a member of a new community, all brothers together for an hour and half … having pushed your way through a turnstile into another and altogether more splendid life.” Continue reading
A photo in a Tweet set me thinking. It showed a Cityzens card, the Manchester City membership card which fans can personalise by adding their own photos. I spent a few minutes thinking about what picture I’d put on my card if Birmingham City allowed that and then decided that I’d probably not bother to add one. But it’s a nice idea. Continue reading