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May 30, 2011
Posted by Arun Verma on 05/30/2011

The sadness, the despair, the anger. The three factors have meant that I’ve had a reasonably miserable time recently. Bluenoses have seen success and failure, they have felt happiness and sorrow, but this is one of those times when disbelief and anger are the emotions which cloud your judgement. It’s taken this long for me to even want to write this article, but with scaremongers circling around the club, and with the pack of wolves looking to take away our biggest stars, it’s time to face up to the darkness that threatens to engulf our club.

May 22, 2011
Posted by Arun Verma on 05/22/2011

Believe the impossible, dare to dream, take it all in and fight with all you got. Believe.

May 8, 2011
Posted by Arun Verma on 05/08/2011

Birmingham City stand within touching distance of safety and another season in the Barclays Premier League, and in all honesty, it's down to the old heads. A select group of players have performed once again, and it is a core nucleus of players who are looking to see Blues over the line. Numerous players have joined the club, but once again, it is the same old faces who have done the business

April 23, 2011
Posted by Arun Verma on 04/23/2011

A few good results and how the tide turns. Blues have won a couple of games and all of a sudden they look a good bet for survival. Thank god for that.

March 28, 2011
Posted by Arun Verma on 03/28/2011

Nine games. Nine games to save our Premier League dream. Nine games to get as many points as possible and keep our heads above the water. Nine games to avoid the depth back into the abyss.
Carling Cup Champions, tick.
Survival specialists?

March 4, 2011
Posted by Arun Verma on 03/04/2011

It still hasn't sunk in. 27/2/2011. Possibly the greatest day in the history of Birmingham City Football Club. Forget Carlsberg's claim to making dreams come true, it's all about the Carling Cup for Bluenoses everywhere...

February 22, 2011
Posted by Arun Verma on 02/22/2011

The big day is nearly upon us. In five days time, Stevie Carr will lead out a Birmingham City side spurred on by the presence of 31,000 Bluenoses, roaring them on.

As the players line-up for the start of the game, they will take a look behind them and see a sea of Blue and White behind them. They will fight for every ball, jostle and scrap for every bit of possession and never give up. They will make history.

February 2, 2011
Posted by Arun Verma on 02/02/2011

...kill our spirit.

A week can change an awful lot. A week ago, this article would've been pessimistic, and this correspondent on a downer. Blues were close to the relegation zone, and looked a less than certain bet to reach the Carling Cup Final.

January 30, 2011
Posted by Arun Verma on 01/30/2011

Where were you when Craig Gardner stole the show? Where were you when he hit the back of the net? Where were you when Blues completed one of the greatest turn-arounds in their recent history? Where were you when spirit, true grit, guts, determination and passion won the day? Where were you when Blues booked their first return to Wembley since the mid-50's?

January 8, 2011
Posted by Arun Verma on 01/08/2011

It has been a long time coming, but finally it clicked. Birmingham City strikers did what they are paid to do, and the club reaped the rewards. Into the next round of the FA Cup and marching on after their biggest result of the season.

Arun Verma Arun Verma - I'm a student, and a massive Birmingham City fan. Football has played a massive part in my life since I was just a child, and the World Cup in '98 turned me into a footballaholic; my very first love was the beautiful game. My aim for the future is to become a sports journalist and in little over a year, I can say that I feel extremely privileged to have received the opportunities that have come my way. Apart from ESPN Soccernet, I also write for the official Birmingham City Football Club Matchday Magazine, Made in Brum, which is an unofficial Blues magazine, and (using the tagname akvbcfc). If you would like to contact me about anything I have written about, feel free to email me at

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