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James Hurst signs to Birmingham City for one month

James Hurst signs for one month to Birmingham City FC Credit: PA Pictures

West Bromwich Albion's right back, James Hurst, has signed a one month loan deal with Birmingham City FC.

His first game with the team will be the npower Championship fixture at Cardiff City.

Sutton Coldfield-born Hurst came through the ranks at the Baggies before joining Portsmouth in 2008. After a loan spell with Icelandic outfit IBV, Hurst left Pompey to rejoin West Brom in the summer of 2010.

Hurst has been given first-team squad number 31.