Cutbacks Continue at St Andrews

July 21, 2011 18

As you all know relegation was a hammer blow for our club that will lead to inevitable cutbacks as the club is required to balance the books for the season ahead. This has already started with the release of many players and the sales of Craig Gardner and Roger Johnson Read More


Aston Villa Defector or Bluenose Prose?

July 13, 2011 6

Here at Joys and Sorrows, we received a rather intriguing email from a guy named Aron Vine.  He claims to be an Aston Villa fan with an interesting story to tell, which involves having to come see Birmingham City play this season.  We’re not entirely sure he’s legitimately a Villa Read More


Chris Hughton – Birmingham City Manager

July 8, 2011 1

I wanted to have a closer look at Chris Hughton, to see what we should expect as a manager. As a player, he won two FA Cup winner’s medals, a UEFA Cup winner’s medal and even a Charity Shield (Community Shield) winner’s medal with Tottenham, and as a manager, he achieved Read More


It’s Not All Doom and Gloom!

July 7, 2011 7

Here is an article by John Baker who runs Blues Muse. John is a regular on the forum, and is a friend of mine. John provided the image we use as our backdrop. He has given me permission to re-publish this which he first published on his own site here. Read More



June 27, 2011 39

That’s a word I’ve heard a bit over the last two weeks. Firstly it was used for Alex McLeish’s exit and now I’m hearing it aimed at Craig Gardner. But are we betrayed when players and managers want to return to the highest level? Let’s look at the manager first. Read More

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