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Swansea’s on-form Erwin Mulder keeps out Birmingham for a draw

Swansea’s goalkeeper Erwin Mulder proved he was worth the wait as he played a significant part in his side holding on for a point at Birmingham.Mulder – in for the injured Kristoffer Nordfeldt – had to wait 408 days for his Swans debut, which he made l…

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Championship: fans from all 24 clubs preview the 2018-19 season

Aston Villa, Derby and Stoke fans are feeling a lot more positive than their friends at Reading, Leeds, Middlesbrough and WiganAfter a turbulent off-season where administration looked like a real possibility, there is an air of positivity around the cl…

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EFL stands firm as Birmingham attempt to lift transfer embargo

• Birmingham remain unable to register new players• Shaun Harvey: ‘We are hoping to help the club through this’Shaun Harvey, the EFL chief executive, said Football League clubs do take rules regarding profit and sustainability, formerly financial fair …

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Fulham denied automatic promotion as Birmingham end their unbeaten run

Fulham succumbed to stage fright as their 23-game unbeaten run and dreams of automatic promotion unravelled. For a team that had forgotten how to lose, taking the race to finish in the top two to the very end, this was the worst time to slump to defeat…

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Championship clockwatch: Cardiff v Reading, Birmingham v Fulham – live!

Cardiff and Reading battle for promotion to Premier LeagueNeil Warnock: Cardiff may not stay up but I’d enjoy every minuteEmail Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg with your thoughts 1.29am BST It’s a Clockwatch! On a Sunday! Which can only mean that it’s t…

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Diogo Jota strike sets promoted Wolves on the way to win over Birmingham

Molineux enjoyed its most jubilant atmosphere since 2009, when Wolverhampton Wanderers last gained promotion to the Premier League. Nuno Espírito Santo had demanded victory against Birmingham City, and Wolves duly delivered on a day to remember for the…

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Championship roundup: Oskar Buur saves Wolves from sinking at home

Defender to rescue with late header in 2-2 draw; Fulham beat Leeds 2-0; Aston Villa see off Reading 3-0; Birmingham win 1-0 at BoltonWolves’ cruise towards the Championship title hit a patch of rough water in a 2-2 draw with Hull. They were 2-1 down at…

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Can Boro stun Wolves? Will Derby wake? Key Championship questions | Louise Taylor

With vital Championship games across the Easter period, we look at some of the most important issues, including Fulham’s push for promotionAssumptions are dangerous. Just ask Steve Bruce. “There’s going to be a lot of twists and turns before it all fin…

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Garry Monk will draw on Leeds experience to heal Birmingham

• New manager confident of avoiding drop from Championship• Former assistant Pep Clotet will link up with Monk againGarry Monk has said he will use the experience from his time at Leeds United to galvanise Birmingham City after becoming the Championshi…

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Birmingham City look to Garry Monk after Steve Cotterill departs

• Cotterill leaves St Andrew’s after defeat at Nottingham Forest• Blues keen on former Swansea and Boro managerSteve Cotterill has left Birmingham, with Garry Monk in pole position to replace him as manager.Cotterill, 53, was appointed in September but…

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Conor Hourihane volley adds flourish to Aston Villa’s victory over Birmingham

Aston Villa vaulted into the automatic promotion spots for the first time this season after a fabulously supported, fiercely contested but ultimately one-sided derby.The match was decided by two second-half goals, the second of which was a moment of br…

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The Joy of Six: Aston Villa v Birmingham City memories | Scott Murray

Bitter rivalry, free-scoring marksmen, stretchers, rage and Peter Enckelman: half a dozen Second City derby storiesVilla dominated the Football League during its Victorian infancy – they racked up five titles by 1900 – so their early command of the Bir…

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Tom Ince makes Huddersfield’s Premier League pedigree count at Birmingham

Manchester United may hardly be quaking in their boots at the prospect of facing Huddersfield Town, whom they defeated 2-0 at Old Trafford last Saturday, but for David Wagner’s relegation-threatened side the FA Cup is providing a refuge from the rigour…

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FA Cup clockwatch: Swansea City v Notts County and more – live!

Updates from Tuesday’s FA Cup fourth-round replaysLive scoreboard: the latest from all tonight’s gamesAnd y ou can email Scott here with your thoughts 7.17pm GMT Birmingham City make just one change to the team sent out at Huddersfield in the original …

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Championship roundup: Robert Snodgrass winner lifts Aston Villa

• Midfielder’s 90th-minute goal gives Villa victory at Sheffield United• Derby draw at Millwall as Sunderland stumble again at BirminghamRobert Snodgrass scored a 90th-minute winner to give in-form Aston Villa a 1-0 win at Sheffield United. The Scotlan…

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FA Cup fourth round: match previews

All the news and match previews for this weekend’s FA Cup fourth-round matchesIf Manchester City are to complete the quadruple they will have to get past a team whose form has been somewhat mixed in recent weeks. Cardiff are undefeated in four games ha…

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Championship roundup: Nuno delighted as Wolves go 12 points clear

• Championship leaders beat Brentford 3-0 at Molineux• Fulham come from behind to thrash 10-man Ipswich 4-1Nuno Espírito Santo praised Wolverhampton Wanderers’ second-half display after they powered to a 3-0 win against Brentford at Molineux to open up…

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Behind the scenes on Birmingham derby day with football fans and police – video

Police on the streets separating rival supporters, cordons restricting access around the ground, holding the away end back after full time: these are familiar experiences for football fans attending derbies up and down the country. Here we go behind th…

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Ellie Brazil, the English teenager testing herself at Serie A champions Fiorentina

When offered the chance to swap Birmingham for Florence, the 18-year-old decided to learn a new language, a new style of football and how to cookBy Rich Laverty for for These Football Times, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkFlorence, the city of lilie…

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Léo Bonatini downs Birmingham to give Wolves four-point lead at the top

Stretching their lead at the top of the Championship to four points, Wolverhampton Wanderers proved that they know how to win ugly. Léo Bonatini’s early goal proved sufficient for them to win their sixth successive game to cement their mantle as title …