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.