According to a tweet from Czeslaw Michniewicz (below), Poland’s Under-21 coach, Middlesbrough are showing interest in Arsenal’s giant Polish defender Kristian Bielik. 20-year-old Bielik arrived at North London side Arsenal in late January 2015, arriving as a 17-year-old from Legia Warsaw for a fee believed to be in the region of £2million. In his time [...] The post Middlesbrough target towering young Arsenal defender – “very highly rated” appeared first on The72.
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According to The Birmingham Mail, Birmingham City are set to listen to offers from abroad for attacking midfielder Diego Fabbrini. Birmingham’s Diego Fabbrini has spent the last two seasons out on loan at Spezia in Italy’s Serie B and Real Oviedo in Spain, and the Blues are looking to cut ties with the one time [...] The post Birmingham City set to allow Italian playmaker to leave the club appeared first on The72.
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Conor Shaughnessy was much discussed last season, a player who was moved to play centre-back early in his first-team career and someone who impressed. As the season ticked on he was moved into what was seen as his more natural role, but he struggled before an injury meant the end of his season. Shaughnessy has [...] The post Irish youngster back in contention for Leeds United after long injury lay-off appeared first on The72.
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This week’s Championship action saw goal-fests take place at Pride Park, Carrow Road and Villa Park. Whilst Leeds United were 4-1 winners away at Derby County, West Midlands sides, West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa earned dramatic 4-3 and 3-2 wins over Norwich City and Wigan Athletic respectively. With two games taking place in midweek, [...] The post FL72 Championship Team of the Week- Matchday 2: Leeds raise Roofe appeared first on The72.
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Swansea City head coach Graham Potter has told The Independent that Oli McBurnie epitomizes all the club is about. McBurnie has spent most of his career being loaned out from Swansea but has been given a chance in the first team following their relegation from the Premier League. He scored in their season opener to [...] The post Graham Potter gives verdict on Oli McBurnie after starting in first two Swansea City matches of season appeared first on The72.
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Bolton Wanderers have signed Jonathan Grounds on loan from Birmingham City for the season as confirmed by the club website. The 30-year-old defender started his career at Middlesbrough but failed to break through into their first team. Instead he went on loan to teams such as Norwich City, Yeovil Town and Chesterfield before leaving the [...] The post Bolton Wanderers snap up Birmingham City defender on loan appeared first on The72.
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Reading head coach Paul Clement has told the club website that he will be freshening up the line up for their Carabao Cup match against Birmingham City. The Royals have had a poor start to the season. They opened up their season with a 2-1 loss against Derby County before following that up with another [...] The post Paul Clement previews Reading’s Carabao Cup match against Birmingham City appeared first on The72.
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Middlesbrough maintained their unbeaten start to the season this week with a 1-0 home win over Garry Monk’s Birmingham City. Middlesbrough now have seven points out of nine so far this campaign, and sit top of the league, albeit after just three games played. Birmingham City were their opponents on Saturday afternoon, but were outdone [...] The post Three things we learnt from Middlesbrough’s 1-0 win over Birmingham City appeared first on The72.
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West Bromwich Albion fans were a mixture of delighted and relieved as they edged a 4-3 win over Norwich City. The Baggies got off to a nightmare start last week as their return to the Sky Bet Championship was marred by a shock 2-1 loss to Bolton Wanderers. They then followed that up with a [...] The post West Brom fans react as they edge seven goal thriller against Norwich City appeared first on The72.
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Middlesbrough fans were very happy as they were able to continue their unbeaten start to the season with a 1-0 win over Birmingham City. Unlike most of the teams in the Sky Bet Championship, Middlesbrough had to play a mid-week game this week. However it was good news for them as it gave the Boro [...] The post Middlesbrough fan reacts as they get win over Birmingham City appeared first on The72.
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|Birmingham City's Results|
|Aug 14||Reading||0 - 2||A|
|Aug 11||Middlesbrough||0 - 1||A|
|Aug 4||Norwich City||2 - 2||H|
|Birmingham City's Fixtures|
|Aug 17||Swansea City||H|
|Aug 22||Bolton Wanderers||A|
|Aug 25||Nottingham Forest||A|