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Rugby
Neil Mitchell realistic on ambitions for Stourbridge RFC 

8 Mar 16

Neil Mitchell is fully aware of how much would need to change for Stourbridge to prosper in English rugby’s third tier.


Rugby
Stourbridge RFC 15 Sedgley Park 7: Match Report 

7 Mar 16

Stourbridge’s promotion hopes were boosted after a hard-fought victory against second-placed Sedgley Park.


Rugby
Neil Mitchell signs new deal with Stourbridge RFC 

4 Mar 16

Stourbridge director of rugby Neil Mitchell has signed a new five-year contract with the National Two North club.


Rugby
Stourbridge RFC 12 South Leicester 6: Match Report 

22 Feb 16

Stourbridge RFC came from behind to beat South Leicester in a tryless encounter at Stourton Park.


Rugby
Stourbridge RFC are ready for Leicester forward fight 

19 Feb 16

Stourbridge will need to tame South Leicester in order to record a win this weekend.


Rugby
Stourbridge RFC 25 Huddersfield RFC 19: Match Report 

15 Feb 16

Stourbridge returned to winning ways after coming from behind to beat Huddersfield 25-19.


Rugby
Stourbridge RFC need to rediscover form after play-off bid falters 

12 Feb 16

Stourbridge are looking to end their three-match losing run against Huddersfield tomorrow.


Rugby
Broadstreet RFC 19 Stourbridge RFC 12: Neil Mitchell plans for future as promotion hopes fade 

8 Feb 16

A third consecutive defeat has left Stourbridge’s hopes of promotion theoretical rather than practical.


Rugby
Stourbridge 3 Leicester Lions 10: Promotion hopes fade for Stour after Lions mauling 

1 Feb 16

A second consecutive defeat left Stourbridge needing a meltdown by the teams around them in the National Two North promotion pack.


Rugby
Neil Mitchell warns Stourbridge: Stick to the script 

29 Jan 16

Stourbridge host Leicester Lions tomorrow knowing they can afford very few slip-ups if they are to challenge for the National Two North play-off spot.


Rugby
Stourbridge RFC 23 Harrogate 10: Neil Mitchell makes a crucial point despite Stour victory 

18 Jan 16

Stourbridge led all match but despite the win, director of rugby Neil Mitchell was frustrated they did not score a fourth try and gain a bonus point.


Rugby
Stourbridge RFC on guard as they become the team to beat 

15 Jan 16

Stourbridge hope to continue their recent run of good form tomorrow when Harrogate visit Stourton Park.


Rugby
Caldy RFC 10 Stourbridge RFC 15: Stour victory proves a defining moment for Neil Mitchell 

11 Jan 16

Stourbridge put breathing space between themselves and fourth-placed Caldy in National Two North leaving them as one of three teams battling for promotion and play-off places.


Rugby
Neil Mitchell fancies Stourbridge to make things hot for Caldy 

8 Jan 16

Stourbridge RFC will face another clash crucial to the National Two North play-off race tomorrow.


Rugby
Stourbridge RFC 33 Sandal RFC 15: Match Report 

4 Jan 16

Stourbridge wrapped up a five-point win against Sandal in an 11-minute try blitz.


Rugby
Stourbridge RFC 27 Luctonians 18: Stourbridge are in a good place at the halfway point 

21 Dec 15

Satisfactory is the half-term report on Stourbridge, according to Neil Mitchell, after a spirited derby win over Luctonians.


Rugby
Neil Mitchell: Derby is make-or-break for Stourbridge RFC’s season 

18 Dec 15

After losing narrowly at Sale in difficult conditions last weekend, Stourbridge RFC host North Midlands’ rivals Luctonians tomorrow.


Rugby
Neil Mitchell’s joy as Stourbridge RFC near full fitness 

11 Dec 15

Stourbridge RFC’s director of rugby is confident that his team will pose plenty of problems for their hosts, Sale Sharks.


Rugby
Stourbridge RFC 25 Otley 8: Stour in a good place as title race is blown wide open 

7 Dec 15

Third-placed Stourbridge lead the chasing pack in National Two North after a comfortable defeat of fourth-placed Otley at Stourton Park.


Rugby
Neil Mitchell looking up as attacking Stourbridge RFC head north 

27 Nov 15

Stourbridge RFC seek to extend their recent run of good National Two North form at Chester tomorrow.


Rugby
A victory over Tynedale could propel Stourbridge RFC into top three 

20 Nov 15

Victory at Sedgley Park last weekend means victory over tomorrow’s visitors Tynedale could propel Stourbridge into the top three.


Rugby
Sedgley Park RFC 19 Stourbridge RFC 24: Stour end Sedgley’s home record in awful conditions 

16 Nov 15

Stourbridge RFC inflicted a first home defeat of the season on second-placed Sedgley Park.


Rugby
No fears as Stourbridge RFC head to high-fliers Sedgley Park 

13 Nov 15

With one of the best defensive records in National Two North, Stourbridge RFC head to high-fliers Sedgley Park tomorrow with no fear.


Rugby
South Leicester RFC 27 Stourbridge RFC 26: Agony for Neil Mitchell as Stour fall just short 

9 Nov 15

For the fourth time in nine matches Stourbridge RFC came within a whisker of victory in the dying moments only to fall short at the last.


Rugby
Stourbridge RFC keen to extend their unbeaten run 

6 Nov 15

Stourbridge RFC head to National Two North new boys South Leicester tomorrow keen to extend their unbeaten run to four games.


Rugby
Neil Mitchell aims to pull strings against yo-yo opposition 

23 Oct 15

Stourbridge RFC head to National Two North strugglers Huddersfield tomorrow with a handful of injuries.


News
Birmingham DJ Mykee McKenzie took lethal combination of drugs and alcohol, inquest told 

21 Oct 15

Inquest heard that Michael McKenzie, 34, known as Mykee, had sent a text to a friend saying he was going to take “lots of pills.


Blues
Birmingham City move up to second and a Blues player asks Gary Rowett: ‘Are we safe yet?’ 

21 Oct 15

The 1-0 away victory over Bolton Wanderers took Rowett’s men to 24 points from 12 Championship games…


Blues
Birmingham City: True to form Gary Rowett gets his message spot on as Blues climb to second 

20 Oct 15

Rowett treads the fine line between excitement and realism as his team beat Bolton to move to second in the Championship…


Blues
Birmingham City: 9 pictures that sum up the joy of being a Bluenose right now – contains traces of a goal machine 

20 Oct 15

Blues are up to second and club captain Paul Robinson’s delight is shared by supporters as Gary Rowett’s men Keep Right One…


News
Armed robber held up terrified Birmingham student and said: ‘It’s not your lucky day’ 

20 Oct 15

Saffraz Ali, 18, jailed for three years and eight months after a series of attacks in city centre…


Blues
Live: Bolton Wanderers v Birmingham City – Brian Dick provides updates from Blues’ Championship encounter 

20 Oct 15

Birmingham City writer Brian Dick
is at the Macron Stadium this evening…


News
Birmingham Christmas Parade cancelled because of council budget cuts 

20 Oct 15

Colourful procession that celebrates switch-on of festive lights is latest casualty of Birmingham City Council cash crisis…


News
Government hints at tax breaks for steel firms as 1,700 Midland jobs at risk 

20 Oct 15

Business Secretary Sajid Javid said the Government would consider a review of business rates for the crisis-hit steel industry.


Blues
Birmingham City fans at the Macron, Gary Rowett’s credentials, a Wanderers scouting report – the view from a Bolton fan 

20 Oct 15

Joseph Chapman
spoke to Bolton Wanderers fan James Aldred
ahead of Birmingham City’s match this evening…


News
Police dog Ivan kicked in taxi hammer attack 

20 Oct 15

Teenage scrap metal dealer charged with string of offences…


News
M6 closed as man talked down from overhead bridge 

20 Oct 15

Motorway shut near Walsall on Monday night…


News
George Osborne told Chinese President to visit Manchester instead of Birmingham 

20 Oct 15

China wanted President China Xi Jinping to come to Birmingham as part of an historic state visit – but the Chancellor insisted he go to Manchester instead…


News
Two Birmingham churches added to ‘at risk’ register 

20 Oct 15

The Church of St George, in Edgbaston, which dates back to 1836, and the Roman Catholic Church of St Thomas More, in Sheldon, have been added to the Heritage At Risk Register…


Blues
Birmingham City number tens training hard to earn starting place, says Gary Rowett 

20 Oct 15

Birmingham City boss Gary Rowett reveals Blues have been training with both Andrew Shinnie and Jon Toral in order to break down opposition when chasing games…


News
Handmade Burger customer ‘found dead FLY in her meal’ at Bullring venue 

19 Oct 15

Chris Sargeant defended the company’s hygiene standards…


Blues
Birmingham City blog: A message of thank you and congratulations to our club captain 

19 Oct 15

Birmingham City blogger Alex Lowe
has heaped praise on the rejuvenated Paul Robinson…


Blues
Bolton Wanderers v Birmingham City: Brian Dick predicts selection continuity from Gary Rowett at Bolton 

19 Oct 15

Birmingham City writer Brian Dick
says the 4-3-3 formation will be retained at the Macron Stadium…


News
Two charged after police officer hit by car in Dudley 

19 Oct 15

Man to appear in court charged with dangerous driving after police sergeant injured in collision on Wolverhampton Street…


Blues
Birmingham City poll: Just which of these three Aston Villa scenarios would Bluenoses prefer next season? 

19 Oct 15

Play against Aston Villa or wave to them on the way past…


News
Birmingham City cannot afford to take foot off gas, warns Gary Rowett 

19 Oct 15

Blues boss wary of Bolton threat as he his side takes its unbeaten away record to the Macron.


News
Heartlands and Good Hope hospitals collect £2.6m in car parking fees in one year 

19 Oct 15

New Cross in Wolverhampton is also named in Top Ten for charging patients and relatives…


News
Shirley Police station plan slammed 

19 Oct 15

Controversial plans to close Shirley police station have been roundly criticised by Solihull politicians and local residents’ representatives.


News
Birmingham City team news: Demarai Gray fit, while ‘whinging’ winger is on longer road to recovery 

19 Oct 15

Gray set to play against Bolton Wanderers but David Cotterill and Neal Eardley will have to wait until Hull match at the earliest…


News
Solihull agrees to join super-council 

19 Oct 15

Solihull residents are now one step closer to being part of a super-council after borough councillors approved a recommendation to join the new West Midlands Combined Authority.


News
‘Another childhood memory gone’ – your reactions as Pype Hayes fireworks display is cancelled 

19 Oct 15

Birmingham has been reacting to the news there will be no Bonfire Night celebrations at the Erdington park for November 5, 2015, as city council pulls the plug on popular event…


Blues
Birmingham City’s evergreen Paul Robinson – a look at the in-form veteran’s stats 

19 Oct 15

Birmingham City writer Brian Dick takes a closer look at ‘Robbo’ and how he’s aided the side since his return…


News
We must protect working people from tax credit cuts, says Birmingham Tory Andrew Mitchell 

19 Oct 15

Birmingham Conservative Andrew Mitchell urges Chancellor George Osborne to think again about cuts to tax credits which rob working people of hundreds of pounds.


News
Inspirational photos from the Great Birmingham Run 2015 – can you spot yourself crossing the finish line? 

19 Oct 15

There was plenty of emotion when runners crossed the finishing line in Broad Street after the gruelling half marathon course around Birmingham – and here is a bundle of pictures to prove it…


News
Well done Brum! 49 inspirational finishing-line photos from the Great Birmingham Run 2015 

19 Oct 15

There was plenty of emotion when runners crossed the finishing line in Broad Street after the gruelling half marathon course around Birmingham – and here is a bundle of pictures to prove it…


Blues
Birmingham City loan striker Lee Novak returns to upset League One leaders Walsall 

19 Oct 15

Striker plays key role in knocking the Saddlers off the top of the table after month out with injury.


News
Blaze engulfs two homes and a former pub 

19 Oct 15

Experts probe the cause of the fire in West Bromwich…


News
Woman fights for life after being struck by car in Birmingham 

19 Oct 15

She suffers cardiac arrest in incident which is causing major traffic disruption in Hockley…


News
Woman fights for life after being struck by car in Birmingham 

19 Oct 15

She suffers cardiac arrest in incident which is causing major traffic disruption in Hockley…


News
Pype Hayes Bonfire Night fireworks axed – meaning no council show anywhere in Birmingham 

19 Oct 15

Cash-strapped council can’t agree deal with sponsor for popular community event…