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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.


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:

Harry Redknapp pays tribute to Ugo Ehiogu

Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp pays tribute to former Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu who died after a cardiac arrest at the age of 44.


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