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'''Birmingham City Football Club''' are a professional [[soccer]] club that are currently playing in [[English Premier League]] (EPL).  Birmingham were promoted to the EPL in the summer of 2007 after finishing 2nd in the Championship.
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'''Birmingham City Football Club''' is a [[soccer]] (called football in [[England]]) club based in the city of [[Birmingham]], in the English midlands.
  
The club is based in the city of [[Birmingham]], in the English midlands.  Founded in 1875 as Small Heath Alliance, they became Small Heath in 1888 and later Birmingham F.C. in 1905. They finally adopted the moniker Birmingham City F.C. in 1943.
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Founded in 1875 as Small Heath Alliance, they became Small Heath in 1888 and later Birmingham F.C. in 1905. They finally adopted the moniker Birmingham City F.C. in 1943.
  
 
The club's home ground has been St. Andrew's since 1906. Although being the second largest city in England (after London) Birmingham City have known little success in the major competitions and have lived in the shadow of their neighbours and fierce rivals [[Aston CVilla F.C.|Aston Villa]].
 
The club's home ground has been St. Andrew's since 1906. Although being the second largest city in England (after London) Birmingham City have known little success in the major competitions and have lived in the shadow of their neighbours and fierce rivals [[Aston CVilla F.C.|Aston Villa]].
  
The club's nickname is "The Blues" on account of the color of their team strip and their fans are known as ''Bluenoses''.
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The club's nickname is "The Blues" on account of the color of their team strip.
  
  
 
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Revision as of 20:45, 8 March 2008

Birmingham City Football Club is a soccer (called football in England) club based in the city of Birmingham, in the English midlands.

Founded in 1875 as Small Heath Alliance, they became Small Heath in 1888 and later Birmingham F.C. in 1905. They finally adopted the moniker Birmingham City F.C. in 1943.

The club's home ground has been St. Andrew's since 1906. Although being the second largest city in England (after London) Birmingham City have known little success in the major competitions and have lived in the shadow of their neighbours and fierce rivals Aston Villa.

The club's nickname is "The Blues" on account of the color of their team strip.