Tag: Blues

9 April 2024 0

Birmingham City: Blues owners complete purchase of new home site

By Total Football News
The Birmingham Wheels site has been closed since 2020
The Birmingham Wheels site has been closed since 2020

Birmingham City have moved a step closer to a new stadium after their owners completed the purchase of land to the east of the city – less than a mile from their St Andrew’s home.

Knighthead Capital Management’s deal to buy the 48-acre, former Birmingham Wheels site on Bordesley Park will mean Blues leaving St Andrew’s.

But there is not yet

27 March 2024 0

Birmingham City: Gary Rowett says Blues ‘need results, not words’

By Total Football News
Gary Rowett was last in the last manager's dug-outs at St Andrew's for the visit of Millwall in September
Gary Rowett was replaced by Gianfranco Zola at Birmingham when he was previously sacked, in 2016

Birmingham City interim boss Gary Rowett says his return to Blues after more than seven years away – to stand in for the recovering Tony Mowbray – is simply about getting good results.

Rowett has eight games to keep Blues in the Championship, starting with Friday’s trip to Queens Park Rangers.

“We have to

11 March 2024 0

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino would ‘never’ quit struggling Blues

By Total Football News
Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino
Former Tottenham and Paris St-Germain boss Pochettino took over at Chelsea last summer

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino has insisted he would “never” quit his job amid the club’s struggles this season.

He was booed by some Blues fans, who also called for him to leave, during last weekend’s draw at Brentford.

Chelsea have earned five points from the last 15 and go into Monday’s game against Newcastle United in 11th

10 March 2024 0

Watford 1-2 Coventry City: Haji Wright double seals Sky Blues victory

By Total Football News
Haji Wright scores for Coventry City
Haji Wright has now scored 14 goals this season for Coventry

Two goals from Haji Wright maintained Coventry City’s Championship play-off hopes as they came from behind to beat Watford at Vicarage Road.

Ryan Porteous put the home side in front after a bright start from the out-of-form hosts.

USA forward Wright scored a penalty just before half-time to level after Josh Eccles was fouled, before adding another 18 minutes