Birmingham City
Founded 1875
Nickname The Blues

Club colours
Blue shirts with white trim, white shorts with blue trim, white socks with blue trim

Ground St Andrews (30,009)

Manager Alex McLeish

Chairman David Gold

Last season 2nd in the Championship (promoted)

Record appearance maker Frank Womack 491

Record league goalscorer Joe Bradford 267

Website www.bcfc.com

Honours League Cup Winners 1963 Trivia Triple
  • Arsenal's Jason Crowe was sent off just 33 seconds after coming on as a substitute for his debut against Birmingham City on October 14, 1997. It stands as the fastest debut sending-off in English football history.
  • In the 2006/07 season Birmingham's promotion-winning squad included three Arsenal loanees. Nicklas Bendter, Fabrice Muamba and Sebastian Larsson all featured for the Championship side. Muamba and Larsson went on to sign permanent deals with the Blues. 
  • Former Arsenal star Anders Limpar made his last appearance on English soil for Birmingham City. The Swedish midfielder helped the Blues to a 2-1 win over Southend United on March 8, 1997.
Glory Days Gallery
 

League Cup Winners 1963

League Cup Winners 1963

League Cup Teamsheet 1963

League Cup Teamsheet 1963


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