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Half-time score: Aston Villa v Birmingham City

Aston Villa's Mile Jedinak is challenged by Birmingham City's David Davis. Credit: PA Images

It's currently 0-0 at half-time in the Second City derby.

Harry Redknapp is making his managerial debut for the Blues since he took over from Gianfranco Zola.

Aston Villa are currently unbeaten in their last nine league games in comparison to Birmingham City.

Fans leave flowers and messages for Ugo Ehiogu

Football fans have left flowers and scarves as a tribute to Ugo Ehiogu before the Aston Villa versus Birmingham City game at Villa Park.

The former England, Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion player passed away on Friday following a cardiac arrest.

Credit: PA Images
Credit: PA Images
Credit: PA Images

Bruce & Redknapp look ahead to Villa v Blues derby

Harry Redknapp takes charge of Birmingham City for the first time this weekend - and his managerial debut couldn't be much tougher.

With just three games to save Birmingham from relegation his side are away to their biggest rivals Aston Villa.

Here's the thoughts of both managers:

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