Preview: Manchester United v Birmingham

Birmingham will travel to Old Trafford to face Manchester United on Saturday, aiming to win there for the first time since 1978. The last two times the sides have clashed have been at St Andrews Ground, where United were held to a 1-1 draw on each occasion. City’s last trek to Old Trafford ended in a 1-0 loss in August 2009, courtesy of a Wayne Rooney goal. But Rooney has…

January 20, 2011

Preview: Birmingham v Aston Villa

Points will be at a premium on Sunday when Birmingham host Aston Villa at St Andrews in the Second City derby. Gerard Houllier’s Aston Villa are languishing in the English Premier League relegation zone with just 21 points from as many games, although in their most recent match they enjoyed a 3-1 away win over Sheffield United on Saturday to book a spot in the fourth round of the FA…

January 14, 2011