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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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Blackburn’s Sorry Decline Continues With Relegation On Dramatic Championship Final Day

BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 7: Danny Graham of Blackburn Rovers reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Blackburn Rovers at Griffin Park on May 7, 2017 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Harry Murphy/Getty Images)

Blackburn Rovers’ descent into the abyss continued on Sunday as they were relegated to the third tier of English football. The 1995 Premier League champions went down on a dramatic final day of the Championship season, as despite beating Brentford 3-1 at Griffin Park, victories for fellow strugglers Nottingham Forest and Birmingham City put them down on goal difference. Results …

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Birmingham Moseley Make Fantastic International Signing

The recently relegated Midlands side (now known as Birmingham Moseley) have pulled off a significant transfer coup by signing Scotland centre Alex Grove from Worcester. Despite being demoted down to National League One this season, Grove has committed to Birmingham Moseley and will come as a big boost to the club as they begin their first season outside of the …

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The Battle For The Midlands: How Wasps Are Taking Over

COVENTRY, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: Wasps fans arrive at their new home ground prior to the Aviva Premiership match between Wasps and London Irish at the Ricoh Arena on December 21, 2014 in Coventry, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

In the beginning it was Leicester and Northampton, with Coventry and Moseley thrown in for good measure. Those were clubs that ruled the roost in the Midlands during the amateur days. Then along came the professional era and with it exciting pioneers and entrepreneurs that wanted to splash the cash and upset the apple cart. Birmingham’s premier rugby club, Moseley, …

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Opinion: The Great Rugby Struggle Of Birmingham

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 31: The Aviva Premiership Trophy is displayed before the Aviva Premiership Final between Saracens and Northampton Saints at Twickenham Stadium on May 31, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Birmingham, England’s second city, is constantly growing and improving, and home to a world class test cricket ground and three top football clubs. However the city’s biggest rugby side Moseley are bottom of the Championship table and were relegated today. Back in the halcyon days of amateur rugby, Moseley was one of Britain’s great clubs. The club acquired freehold rights to its old …

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Opinion: The RFU Need To Host More England Fixtures Outside Of Twickenham

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 10: Chris Robshaw of England walks down the tunnel after the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between England and Uruguay at Manchester City Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

So many fans find it a struggle to get to Twickenham to watch their national side play Test and international matches, particularly with the rise and rise in the cost of train tickets each year. Every season England international rugby fixtures are held at Twickenham in greater London at the RFU’s dedicated 82,000-seater stadium. However, for many fans from the rest …

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