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Football mad family turn home into shrine for Birmingham City

A football mad family have transformed their home into a shrine to Birmingham City Football Club.

Blue and white wheelbarrows emblazoned with the club’s name fill the front garden of the Thomas family’s Small Heath home – with a sign taken from St Andrew’s taking pride of place at the top of the house.

The Thomas family have turned their home into a shrine Credit: BPM

Even the hanging baskets are made from astro turf.

Inside, the Blues theme continues.

"We try not to talk to our two sisters, Tracey and Andrea, because they both support Villa,” Gareth Thomas says.

“The Blues are a life-long love for all of us, so we can’t understand it.

“I remember going to my first match when I was nine. My mates picked me up and threw me over the fence and I fell into the men’s outside toilets.

“Unfortunately the police dogs were there before they could get over.”

All the family support Birmingham City - except sisters Tracey and Andrea Credit: BPM
Even the hanging baskets have astro-turf in them Credit: BPM

The family started transforming their semi-detached home five years ago.

Their most prized possession – the sign from St Andrew’s – cost just £2 from a car boot sale.

The boys also have hundreds of programmes between them dating back to 1968.

The family are life-long Birmingham City supporters Credit: BPM

Celebs describe their part in Harry Moseley match

Pop stars, soap stars, film stars & football stars played a special charity match in memory of Harry Moseley today.

The schoolboy from Birmingham died in 2011 from a brain tumour. He spent the last two years of his life making bracelets raising thousands for cancer research.

Today the charity in his name held an annual football match at the home of Birmingham City St Andrews. Harry's mum who runs Help Harry Help Others, says it's touching so many stars are on board.

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Celebrities come to Birmingham for Footy4Harry

Birmingham City Football Club are hosting a celebrity football match this afternoon to raise money for their official charity partner Help Harry Help Others.

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Birmingham City invade pitch at final whistle

Manager Lee Clark invades pitch after the final whistle
Manager Lee Clark invades pitch after the final whistle Credit: Dave Howarth/EMPICS Sport
Paul Caddis scores the goal which keeps Birmingham in the Championship
Paul Caddis scores the goal which keeps Birmingham in the Championship Credit: Dave Howarth/EMPICS Sport
Birmingham City are jubilant at the final whistle
Birmingham City are jubilant at the final whistle Credit: Dave Howarth/EMPICS Sport
A Birmingham City fan is overcome with emotion
A Birmingham City fan is overcome with emotion Credit: Dave Howarth/EMPICS Sport
Players celebrate avoiding relegation
Players celebrate avoiding relegation Credit: Dave Howarth/EMPICS Sport

Birmingham City stay in the Championship

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Bolton Wanderers 2 Blues 2 (Caddis 90+3). Zigic's header cleared off the line by Wheater but falls to Caddis to head home at the far post.

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Full-time at the Reebok Stadium. WE ARE STAYING UP, WE ARE STAYING UP, WE ARE STAYING UP! #bluesLIVE

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