A strange incident from the Championship game between Blackpool and Birmingham, where Liverpool youngster Jack Robinson was shown a red card for a foul on team-mate Jordon Ibe.
Robinson, on loan with the Seasider, was deemed to have denied a clear goalscoring opportunity to Ibe, who made his loan move to Birmingham last week.
The two Reds kids got in a tangle as Ibe attempted to race in on goal, and Robinson was given his marching orders.
Liverpool youngster Jordon Ibe has agreed a loan switch to Birmingham.
The Reds confirmed that the 18-year-old winger has moved to St Andrew’s until the end of the season. read more »
Birmingham startlet Reece Brown is reportedly attracting the attention of Manchester City and Liverpool.
The 17-year-old has broken into the Blues’ first-team this season and signed his first professional contract at St Andrew’s last month.
Now, both City and the Reds are watching his progress as they consider a move for the youngster.
The young midfielder is said to be wanted by other clubs, too, but Liverpool and City are the current front-runners to sign him.
The Daily Mail reports that a link that has seen City players join Birmingham on loan in recent seasons could give them the edge.
In any case, Lee Clark’s cash-strapped side are unlikely to be able to resist a serious offer from a Premier League side.
Birmingham City have claimed all the trophies ever won by Aston Villa as their own in an official club diary.
The diary has now been recalled after the cock-up was spotted. read more »
Newcastle director of football Joe Kinnear allegedly made a move to sign Birmingham winger Shane Ferguson – only to discover that he’s on loan at St Andrew’s from the Magpies.
Kinnear thought he had spotted a great talent during a scouting trip to Birmingham but was later informed that Ferguson already played for his club, reports the Sunday People. read more »