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GETTING TO KNOW: BIRMINGHAM CITY

3 June 2016

Getting to know our Championship opponent Birmingham City.

Club Name: Birmingham City

Nickname: Blues

Founded: 1875 as Small Heath Alliance

Stadium: St Andrew’s

Capacity: 30,016

Distance to Birmingham City: 67-mile round-trip

Record Attendance: The record attendance at St Andrew's was set at the fifth-round FA Cup tie against Everton on 11 February 1939; the actual figure is variously reported as 66,844 or 67,341. The highest attendance recorded for a league match is 60,250, against Aston Villa in the First Division on 23 November 1935.

Manager: Gary Rowett

2015/16 League Finish: Sky Bet Championship, 10th

Championship 2016/17 promotion odds: 7/1

Championship 2016/17 relegation odds: 7/1



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