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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1875 as Small Heath Alliance
Turned Professional: 1885

Current Division: EFL Championship
Home Stadium: St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium (St Andrew's)
Address: Cattell Road, Bordesley, Birmingham, West Midlands B9 4RL

Nickname: The Blues
Main Sponsors 2019/20: BoyleSports
Club Mascot: Beau Brummie


Derby Matches

Aston Villa, Coventry City, West Bromwich Albion, Walsall, Wolverhampton Wanderers

Official 2019/20 Kits by Adidas

Home

Birmingham City FC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

Royal blue shirt with navy blue sleeves and white and yellow trim. White shorts with royal blue trim. Navy socks with white trim.

Away

Birmingham City FC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

Charcoal grey shirt with diagonal tonal chest stripes and white trim. Charcoal grey shorts and socks with white trim and detailing.

Third

Birmingham City FC - Official 2019/20 Third Kit

Yellow shirt with blue trim. Blue shorts with yellow trim. Yellow socks with blue trim.


History and Honours

Previous Names

Small Heath Alliance (1875-1888)
Small Heath (1888-1905)
Birmingham (1905-1943)


Stadium History

St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium (St Andrew's) (1906-Present) / View Stadium
Muntz Street (1878-1906)
Ladypool Road (1877-1878)
Arthur Street (1875-1877)


Club Honours

Division 2 Champions: 1892/93, 1920/21, 1947/48, 1954/55
Division 1 (2nd Tier) Play-Off Winners: 2001/02
Division 2 (3rd Tier) Champions: 1994/95
Football League Cup Winners: 1962/63, 2010/11
Football League Trophy Winners: 1990/91, 1994/95
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Winners: 1959/60, 1960/61
Wartime League South Champions: 1945/46

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1st Team Squad 2019/20

Jude Bellingham (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Caolan Boyd-Munce (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Lee Camp (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Jake Clarke-Salter (Defender, On loan from Chelsea) /  Soccerbase  
Maxime Colin (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Jack Concannon (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Harlee Dean (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Craig Gardner (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Gary Gardner (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jonathan Grounds (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Wes Harding (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Scott Hogan (Forward, On loan from Aston Villa) /  Soccerbase  
Lukas Jutkiewicz (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Cheick Keita (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Maikel Kieftenbeld (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jacques Maghoma (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Josh McEachran (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jefferson Montero (Midfielder, On loan from Swansea City) /  Soccerbase  
Kerim Mrabti (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Kristian Pedersen (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Moha Ramos (Goalkeeper, On loan from Real Madrid, Spain) /  Soccerbase  
Marc Roberts (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Ivan Sunjic (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Connal Trueman (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff

Boardroom

Owner: Trillion Trophy Asia
Directors: Wenqing Zhao, Chun Kong Yiu, Gannan Zheng, Yao Wang, Xuandong Ren
Chief Executive Officer: Xuandong Ren


Management & Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Aitor Karanka (Age 47 years) / Appointed 31st July 2020 (2 months, 19 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Coach: James Beattie
Goalkeeping Coach: Darryl Flahavan

Former Managers

Craig Gardner (Joint Caretaker Manager, Jul 2020)
Steve Spooner (Joint Caretaker Manager, Jul 2020) /  Soccerbase  
Pep Clotet (Jun 2019-Jul 2020) /  Soccerbase  
Garry Monk (Mar 2018-Jun 2019) /  Soccerbase  
Steve Cotterill (Oct 2017-Mar 2018) /  Soccerbase  
Lee Carsley (Caretaker Manager, Sep 2017) /  Soccerbase  
Harry Redknapp (Apr 2017-Sep 2017) /  Soccerbase  
Gianfranco Zola (Dec 2016-Apr 2017) /  Soccerbase  
Gary Rowett (Oct 2014-Dec 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Lee Clark (Jun 2012-Oct 2014) /  Soccerbase  
Chris Hughton (Jun 2011-Jun 2012) /  Soccerbase  
Alex McLeish (Nov 2007-Jun 2011) /  Soccerbase  
Eric Black (Caretaker Manager, Nov 2007) /  Soccerbase  
Steve Bruce (Dec 2001-Nov 2007) /  Soccerbase  
Mick Mills (Joint Caretaker Manager, Oct 2001-Dec 2001) /  Soccerbase  
Jim Barron (Joint Caretaker Manager, Oct 2001-Dec 2001) /  Soccerbase  
Trevor Francis (May 1996-Oct 2001) /  Soccerbase  
Barry Fry (Dec 1993-May 1996) /  Soccerbase  
Terry Cooper (Aug 1991-Nov 1993) /  Soccerbase  
Lou Macari (Feb 1991-Jun 1991) /  Soccerbase  
Dave Mackay
Garry Pendrey
John Bond
Ron Saunders
Jim Smith
Alf Ramsey
Willie Bell
Fred Goodwin
Stan Cullis
Joe Mallett
Gil Merrick
Pat Beasley
Arthur Turner
Bob Brocklebank
Harry Storer
George Liddell
Leslie Knighton
William Harvey
Billy Beer
Frank Richards
Bob McRoberts
Alec Watson
Alfred Jones

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Useful Contacts

Club Reception:  / Phone: 0344 557 1875  / Email:  
Ticket Office:  / Phone: 0344 557 1875 (+ Option 2)  / Email:  
Retail Enquiries:  / Phone: 0344 557 1875 
Customer Service:  / Phone: 0121 202 5265 
Supporter Liaison:  / Phone: 0121 202 5265 
True Blue Juniors:  / Phone: 0344 557 1875 (+ Option 2) 
Media & Communications:  / Phone: 0844 557 1425 
Conference & Events:  / Phone: 0344 557 1875 (+ Option 5) 

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Club Media

Official Websites

/ Website: bcfc.com
/ Online Store: bluesonlinestore.co.uk
/ Ticket Information: bcfc.com/tickets-membership
/ Buy Tickets: eticketing.co.uk/bcfc
/ Blues TV: bcfc.com/blues-tv
/ Disabled Access Guide: bcfc.com/fans/disabled-information
/ Visiting Fan Guide: bcfc.com/media/away-fans-guide
/ Stadium Tours: bcfc.com/tickets/stadium-tours
/ Disabled Supporters Association: accessiblues.wordpress.com
/ Supporters Trust: bluestrust.org


Official Social Media

Birmingham City FC - Official Facebook  / Facebook: facebook.com/bcfcofficial
Birmingham City FC - Official Instagram  / Instagram: instagram.com/bcfcofficial
Birmingham City FC - Official Twitter  / Twitter: twitter.com/bcfc
Birmingham City FC - Official YouTube  / YouTube: youtube.com/officialbcfc


Official Apps

/ Club App: (iOS Compatible (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))


Local Radio Stations

/ BBC WM 95.6: (95.6 FM / 11C (220.352MHz) DAB)

Club Trivia

Famous Supporters

Jasper Carrott: (Stand-up comedian, actor and TV presenter)  / Website: jaspercarrott.com  / Twitter: @carrottofficial
Simon Fowler: (Ocean Colour Scene singer-songwriter)  / Website: oceancolourscene.com  / Twitter: @simonfoxyfowler
David Harewood: (Actor)  / Twitter: @davidharewood
Jeff Lynne: (ELO singer-songwriter)  / Website: jefflynneselo.com  / Twitter: @jefflynneselo
James Phelps: (Harry Potter actor)  / Twitter: @James_Phelps
Glynn Purnell: (Chef and restaurateur)  / Website: purnellsrestaurant.com  / Twitter: @yummy_brummie
Mike Skinner: (The Streets rapper)  / Twitter: @TheStreetsMike
Roy Wood: (ELO and Wizzard singer-songwriter)  / Website: roywood.co.uk  / Twitter: @drroywood

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