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Ireland Hopeful Daniel Crowley To Sign For Birmingham City


Daniel Crowley is set to sign for Birmingham City in a move that could greatly benefit his international career. The midfielder, who has been scouted by Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy, will join Birmingham from Dutch side Willem II in a deal worth a £700,000, according to The Telegraph. Crowley has represented Ireland and his native-England at underage level. …

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Harry Redknapp And Birmingham City Have “Parted Ways”

In breaking news this evening, Birmingham City and Harry Redknapp have “parted ways”. Redknapp has not lasted long in the manager’s hot seat at St. Andrew’s after guiding them to safety from relegation from The Sky Bet Championship last season. The journeyman boss was brought in on short notice last season with just three games remaining. Having won the final …

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Harry Redknapp Announced As Birmingham City Manager

Harry Redknapp has been appointed as the new manager of Championship side Birmingham City FC after the resignation of Gianfranco Zola on Monday.  The side are currently lying 20th in the SkyBet Championship, 3 points above the relegation zone after Monday’s disappointing 2-0 defeat to Burton Albion. The 70-year-old Englishman brings with him vast experience having managed West Ham, Portsmouth (winning …

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Martin O’Neill Targeting Another Irish-Qualified Striker

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND-DECEMBER 17: Lukas Jutkiewicz of Birmingham City and Dale Stephens of Brighton & Hove Albion in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Brighton & Hove Albion at St Andrews Stadium on December 17, 2016 in Birmingham, England (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images).

Martin O’Neill’s search for a striker has led him to an unlikely source. The Ireland manager has spoken of his eagerness to find more options up front following the retirement of Robbie Keane. The Irish Daily Star (via the Irish Independent) have reported that O’Neill will attempt to encourage Lukas Jutkiewicz to switch allegiances to Ireland. The striker’s inclusion could soften …

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Mourinho Expected To Send Promising Striker Out On Loan Once Again

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Ahead of the imminent arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the rise of both Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford and ongoing speculation linking Manchester United to numerous strikers across Europe, it is becoming clear that the immediate future of forgotten man James Wilson lies away from the club. Wilson burst onto the scene two years ago; however, the arrival of Louis Van Gaal as …

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Football Fourfold: Turn €10 Into €500 With This Promising Punt

football SWANSEA, WALES - FEBRUARY 13: Shane Long of Southampton celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Southampton at Liberty Stadium on February 13, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Football fans face a financially challenging summer (although we’re not complaining). Following your country across France for Euro 2016 is the dream ticket for any self-respecting supporter, but such an expedition does come at a cost. Campervans, as many of you may have realised by now, do not come cheap but we are Pundit Arena are here to help. The bookies’ have …

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The Sunday Times Have Named Three Premier League Clubs In Their PEDs Investigation

PEDs Premier League

Today, the Sunday Times have released a potentially game-changing article profiling a doctor who claimed to have helped elite footballers and other athletes to cheat, using Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs). The article has implications on several sports, and includes Premier League clubs. Dr Mark Bonar, based in Britain, treated a Sunday Times undercover athlete, and offered PEDs. Bonar in an …

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Stephen Gleeson On What It’s Like To Be Back After Nine Years Out Of The Ireland Frame

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: Stephen Gleeson of Birmingham celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Derby County at St Andrews (stadium) on August 21, 2015 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Birmingham City midfielder Stephen Gleeson has opened up on his relationship with his cousin, and Stoke City and Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan, after Gleeson was recalled to the Ireland squad for the upcoming friendlies against Switzerland and Slovakia. The Dubliner has performed well this season for Gary Rowett’s Birmingham and his strong form for the Blues has earned him a …

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Capital One Cup Draw: Two Derbies And Potential Giant Killers

Capital One Cup draw

There were some cracking games in the second round tonight, and the Capital One Cup draw for the third round looks fantastic. Stoke scraped past Luton Town 8-7 on penalties after drawing 1-1 in the match after Cameron McGeehan’s late equaliser, Sunderland won an entertaining match against another League Two side in Exeter City 6-3, whilst Carlisle shocked Championship side Queens …

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Video: Birmingham Skipper Takes An Almighty Tumble

Despite Paul Caddis’ hilarious tumble, which can be viewed below, Birmingham City managed to keep a clean sheet and beat Charlton Athletic 1-0 on Saturday.  The incident happened as Caddis back-pedalled in order to take up position for a pass across the back. Luckily his defensive partner had already decided better of playing the ball to the Blues skipper, before …

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The FA Cup: Five Possible Upsets This Weekend

It’s FA Cup third round weekend and here we look at five ties which could just possibly cause some upsets as plenty of non-league and lower league clubs still find themselves in the mix.  West Brom vs Gateshead  In a time of transition for West Brom this could be a tougher test than it first looks. Gateshead, currently 11th in the …

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Premier League Heroes: Sunderland Legend Kevin Phillips

This week’s Premier League hero is Sunderland legend Kevin Phillips. A striker renowned for being a key player in the promotion and relegation battles that his clubs were involved in. Phillips experienced being promoted to the Premier League a whopping five times but also is no stranger to being relegated from the top flight (three times). The striker wrote his name into the …

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Arsenal News: Wenger Targeted Birmingham Reject

In today’s Arsenal news, goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has warned new signing David Ospina to expect to spend some time on the bench, and reports suggest Arsene Wenger made a move for Nikola Zigic during the transfer window. Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has not exactly welcomed new employee David Ospina to Emirates with open arms telling him in no uncertain terms that the …

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One To Watch: Liverpool Youngster Jordon Ibe

Jordan Ibe has enjoyed a fruitful pre-season with Liverpool, but is he the man to step up to the mark and aid Liverpool’s title challenge? Jordon Ibe was born on 8th December 1995 in South London and began his football career in the Charlton Athletic youth academy who let him go at the age of 12. The youngster was then …

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