Lee Clark succeeds Riga as Blackpool manager
Lee Clark succeeds Riga as Blackpool manager

English second-tier strugglers Blackpool announced the appointment of Lee Clark as manager on Thursday, just 10 days after he was sacked by fellow-Championship side Birmingham City.

Birmingham appoint former defender Gary Rowett as manager
Birmingham appoint former defender Gary Rowett as manager

Birmingham City have appointed former defender Gary Rowett as their new manager following the club`s record 8-0 home defeat by Bournemouth, the Championship (second-tier) side said on Monday. 

Wolfsburg sign up Nicklas Bendtner

Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner, released by Arsenal at the end of last season, has joined Wolfsburg, the Bundesliga club announced on Friday.

Fabrice Muamba hails Mourinho as `best manager of his generation`

Former Arsenal footballer Fabrice Muamba has hailed Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho as the best manager of his generation.

Birmingham football club boss Carson Yeung jailed for 6 years

Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung was sentenced to six years in jail on Friday for money laundering in a high-profile case that law enforcement officials hailed as an important victory to combat money laundering in the global financial hub.

Jose Mourinho`s smart Chelsea outwit Manuel Pellegrini`s stunned Manchester City

Jose Mourinho proved why he is one of the most revered coaches in the world as he masterminded a 1-0 win that ended Manchester City`s 100 percent home Premier League record this season.

Ex-Liverpool, Chelsea striker Hateley dies

Former Liverpool striker Tony Hateley has died at the age of 72 following a period of illness, the Premier League club have announced.

Manchester United striker, Federico Macheda joins Birmingham City on loan

Manchester United striker Federico Macheda has joined Birmingham City on loan until the end of the season, the Championship club said on their website (www.bcfc.com) on Friday.

Hong Kong`s Sammy Yu looking to buy English club

Former Birmingham City director Sammy Yu of Hong Kong is heading a consortium that is interested in buying English football club Sheffield on Wednesday.

Birmingham City striker Marlon King arrested on `dangerous driving` charges

An English footballer has been arrested over charges of dangerous driving following an accident involving three cars that left a man seriously injured.

Birmingham confirm Liverpool talks with Butland

The Championship club have stated that they are in discussions with the Premier League side about the possibility of the English keeper moving to Anfield in January.

Chelsea begin life under Di Matteo with Cup win

Chelsea started life after Andre Villas-Boas with an improved performance as goals from Juan Mata and Raul Meireles secured a 2-0 win over second tier Birmingham City in an FA Cup fifth-round replay on Tuesday.

Woeful Arsenal dumped out of Cup

Arsenal`s miserable week got worse on Saturday when they were knocked out of the FA Cup in a 2-0 fifth round defeat at Sunderland while beleaguered Chelsea fared only slightly better by scraping a 1-1 draw against second tier Birmingham City.

Chelsea held by second tier Birmingham in Cup

Daniel Sturridge headed in the equaliser as Chelsea drew 1-1 with Birmingham City on Saturday to force a replay of their FA Cup fifth-round encounter after a performance that did nothing to alleviate the pressure on manager Andre Villas-Boas.

Birmingham dump Wolves out of FA Cup

Second-tier side Birmingham City knocked Premier League Wolverhampton Wanderers out of the FA Cup after Wade Elliott broke the deadlock 16 minutes from the end of the third round replay to secure a 1-0 away win.

HK police arrest Birmingham City owner

The Hong Kong-based owner of Birmingham City football club was charged Thursday with five counts of money laundering involving more than 720 million Hong Kong dollars (USD 92 million).

HK police arrest Birmingham City owner

The Hong Kong-based owner of Birmingham City football club was charged Thursday with five counts of money laundering involving more than 720 million Hong Kong dollars (USD 92 million).

Alex McLeish resigns as Birmingham manager

Alex McLeish resigned as the manager of Birmingham City on Sunday following their relegation from the Premier League.

Alex McLeish resigns as Birmingham manager

Alex McLeish resigned as the manager of Birmingham City on Sunday following their relegation from the Premier League.

Blackpool and Birmingham relegated, Man City take third

Blackpool and Birmingham City were relegated and Manchester City took third place on a dramatic final day of the Premier League season on Sunday.