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Rowett sacking: Twitter reacts

People have taken to social media following news that Gary Rowett has been sacked from Birmingham City after two years at the club.

Gary Rowett's contract has been terminated with immediate effect Credit: PA Wire

Blues fans reacted in disbelief to the news.

Many tweeted messages of support for Mr Rowett who is a popular figure in the game.

James Allen tweeted: "Gary Rowett one of the best young British coaches around... shows how shallow clubs have become."

Blues fan Dan Rice tweeted: "I've seen some crazy things happen down the Blues over the years. But sacking Gary Rowett comes top of the lot #Baffled."

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FT: Burton Albion 2-0 Birmingham City

Birmingham City's Che Adams has a shot on target Credit: Tim Goode EMPICS Sport

In the Championship, Burton took on Birmingham City - the first time the two sides had ever met competitively.

Former Blues man Lloyd Dyer opened the scoring, getting on the end of a Jamie Ward pass to make it one nil.

Ward then went onto make it two nil in the sixty second minute - and that is how it stayed, giving the Brewers their fourth win of the season.

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Burton Albion 1-0 Birmingham City

A general view of the pitch at the Pirelli Stadium before kick-off Credit: Tim Goode EMPICS Sport

Burton Albion have just scored in their Championship match against Birmingham City.

It is the first time the two teams have ever met competitively.

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