Mowbray’s Birmingham era begins with Swansea draw after James’s late leveller

13 January 2024 17:16
These days an American flag flies high above the main stand at St Andrew’s but the owners’ big dream for Birmingham City was anything but a battle against relegation to League One. At the start of this week they turned to Tony Mowbray, who cancelled a new-year trip to New York to succeed Wayne Rooney, whose appointment proved, as widely predicted, a grave and giddy misstep.It is a well-told story by now but when, in October, Birmingham sacked John Eustace the club was stationed sixth in the Championship. Fast-forward three months and they could be forgiven for peering below given they are seven points above the relegation zone, with two wins from their past 16 league games. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian