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Birmingham City Football Club

boiniznamena – Birmingham City Football Club is a professional football club based in Birmingham, England. The club was founded in 1875 as Small Heath Alliance, and later changed its name to Small Heath, Birmingham and Birmingham City.  The club has competed in the EFL Championship, the second tier of English football, since 2011.

History Birmingham City Football

The club began playing in the Football Alliance in 1889, before becoming one of the founders and first champions of the Football League Second Division in 1892.  The club was promoted to the First Division in 1894, after beating Darwen in a trial match.  The club changed its name to Birmingham Football Club in 1905, and moved to their new stadium, St Andrew’s, the following year.

The club achieved their greatest success in the 1950s and early 1960s, when they finished sixth in the First Division in the 1955–56 season, and reached the FA Cup final in 1956.  The club also played in two City Cup finals -Messe City, in 1960 and 1961, as the first English club to reach a European final.  The club won the League Cup in 1963 and 2011.

The club has played in the top division of English football for about half of their history, but has also experienced difficult times, especially between 1986 and 2002, when they dropped to the third division twice, and won the Football League Trophy twice. The club has a fierce rivalry with Aston Villa, their closest neighbours, who they face in the Second City derby.

Player Birmingham City Football

The club’s main squad currently consists of 25 players, led by manager Tony Mowbray, who was appointed in January 2024. Notable players who have played for the club include Trevor Francis, Joe Bradford, Bob Latchford, Christophe Dugarry, Mikael Forssell, and Nikola Zigic.

The player with the most appearances for the club is Frank Womack, who played 515 times between 1908 and 1928. The player with the most goals for the club is Joe Bradford, who scored 267 goals in 445 appearances between 1920 and 1935.

Performance Birmingham City Football

The club has won several trophies throughout their history, both at national and international level. The following is a list of the club’s achievements:

  1. Juara Football League Second Division (3): 1892–93, 1920–21, 1947–48
  2. Juara Football League Third Division (1): 1994–95
  3. Juara Football League Third Division North (1): 1927–28
  4. League Cup Champions (2): 1962–63, 2010–11
  5. FA Cup runners-up (1): 1955–56
  6. Messe Cities Cup runners-up (2): 1959–60, 1960–61
  7. Juara Football League Trophy (2): 1990–91, 1994–95

Stadium Birmingham City Football

The club’s stadium is St Andrew’s, which has a capacity of 29,409, but is limited to around 21,000 due to ongoing repairs. The stadium has been the club’s home ground since 1906, and is named after the nearby church.

The stadium has four stands: the Kop, Tilton Road End, Spion Kop and the Gil Merrick Stand. The stadium also has a club museum, which displays club memorabilia and history. The stadium has hosted several international matches, including the 1966 World Cup, 1996 European Cup and 2015 Women’s World Cup.

Fans Birmingham City Football

The club’s fans are known as Bluenoses, due to the blue color of their kits. They have several songs and chants that they sing to support their team, such as Keep Right On, We Are the Lads from the Tilton, and Mr Blue Sky.

The club’s fans are also involved in various social and charitable activities, such as raising funds for children’s hospitals, helping local communities, and supporting anti-racism campaigns. This club’s fans also have good relations with several other clubs, such as Hibernian, Cardiff City, and Borussia Mönchengladbach.