A look ahead to the big Midlands games in the Championship tonight.
Former Wolves boss Mick McCarthy is among a group of former Midlands managers being connected with the vacant post.
Following Birmingham City's new sponsorship deal with electronic cigarette company Nicolite, here are five other controversial deals.
Birmingham City manager, Lee Clark, says his players are gaining confidence and praised the discipline of his players during last night's 3-1 win over Swansea in the Capital One Cup.
The Blues won thanks to goals from Dan Burn, Matt Green and Tom Adeyemi. They now face East Midlands rivals, Stoke City, at St Andrew's in the next round.
Striker Marlon King has left Birmingham City by mutual consent, the club has announced.
The former Coventry man has been allowed to leave, as the Championship side try to reduce their wage budget.
Birmingham City striker, Marlon King, has left the club by mutual consent.
The striker’s contract was due to run until next summer, but after talks, both parties decided to part company.
King’s departure is likely down to Birmingham City’s need to reduce their wage bill, in order to meet financial fair play regulations.
The Jamaican international will be available as a free agent from September 2.
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Birmingham City Football Club has signed a new defender from Fulham on a season-long contract.
Dan Burn, 21, scored three goals in 41 appearances while on loan with Yeovil Town last season.
The 6ft 7in centre-back began his professional career with Darlington in 2009.
Lee Clark has also signed striker Matt Green on a two-year contract from Mansfield Town.
The Bath-born 26-years-old scored 56 goals over two seasons for Mansfield, who were promoted to League Two this year.
Birmingham City has signed Swansea defender Kyle Bartley on a season-long loan.
Bartley, 22 was bought by Swansea from Arsenal in August 2012.
The Stockport-born defender began his youth career with Bolton, before joining Arsenal in 2007 to become part of the successful Premier Academy League and FA Youth Cup side in 2008-09.
Birmingham City have signed midfielder Tom Adeyemi on a two year deal.
The 21-year-old was a free agent after leaving Norwich City.
He will officially become a Blues player on 1 July.
Nicolites, the company that will sponsor Birmingham City Football Club next season, say they their products target adults and not children.
The club will also work with the charity Help Harry Help Others. The logo of the charity will be carried on the junior, infant and baby shirts.
– Nikhil Nathwani, Nicolites
We are keen to ensure that our products are in no way targeting young children. Our products are for adults that already smoke, who are looking for a tobacco free alternative. As a result we are delighted to be able to donate the space to the charity in order to promote all its good work helping young people and families hit by the disease."