League lowdown: Birmingham City

League lowdown: Birmingham City

We look at our 2019/20 opposition.

One of the most exciting days in the football calendar- fixture release day, is nearly upon us as we find out when and where Leeds United will be playing next season.

Fixtures for the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship campaign will be announced online at www.leedsunited.com at 9:00am on Thursday 20th June.

Ahead of the fixtures being released, we are bringing you the lowdown on each of the opponents we will be facing in the division next season with our league lowdown.

 

Name: Birmingham City

 

Nickname: The Blues

 

Founded: 1875

 

Stadium: St Andrew’s

 

Stadium capacity: 29,409

 

Distance from Elland Road: 118 miles

 

Manager/head coach: Garry Monk

 

2018/19 league position: 17th (Sky Bet Championship)

 

2018/19 top league goal scorer: Che Adams (22)

 

2018/19 average league attendance: 22,483

 

2019/20 Championship title odds: 25/1

 

2019/20 Championship relegation odds: 7/1

 

Previous encounters: 106

 

Leeds United wins: 39

 

Draws: 26

 

Birmingham City wins: 41

 

Last time at home: Leeds United 1 (Alioski 85) Birmingham City 2 (Adams 8, 29) - Saturday 22nd September 2018 (Sky Bet Championship)

 

Last time away: Birmingham City 1 (Adams 29) Leeds United 0- Saturday 6th April 2019 (Sky Bet Championship)

 

Did you know:  The Blues had three names prior to becoming Birmingham City: Small Heath Alliance 1875-1888, Small Heath 1888-1905 and Birmingham 1905-1944. The club was renamed Birmingham City in 1944.

 

Gold Memberships for the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship campaign are now on sale, giving you a host of benefits such as: priority bookings period for home tickets, exclusive retail offers and much, much more.  Click the image below to secure your Membership now!

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Check out highlights from our last meeting with Birmingham City below:

90in90 |Birmingham V Leeds United

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