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Carabao Cup 2019/20 first round draw to be held in Morrisons supermarket

The Carabao Cup first-round draw for the 2019-20 campaign will take place in a London supermarket.

The switch comes after being held in Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City in the past two seasons.

Excitement is building ahead of the 2019/20 season.

Of course, the Carabao Cup is the ...

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‘Absolute steal’ Our verdict on Aston Villa’s latest summer signing

He’s Our Hause. It’s official.

And now, Kortney, Aston Villa’s third summer signing can start preparing for another crack at the Premier League.

Signed from Wolves on a £3million deal , the 23-year-old has been welcomed with open arms.

‘An absolute steal’ suggested ...

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'Wolves have been robbed' Aston Villa fans react as fourth transfer is completed

Aston Villa have exercised the option in Kortney Hause's loan deal to bring him to the club permenantly.

The 23-year-old joined the Villans on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers in January and was part of the team that earned a record number of consecutive wins to gate crash the ...

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These are the most crime-hit ASDA stores in the Black Country

A leaked staff newsletter has revealed which ASDA supermarkets are the most affected by crime and disorder – with the Black Country stores dominating the list.

The eye-opening security newsletter, which was obtained by BirminghamLive, was spotted at ASDA’s 24-hour Queslett store in ...

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'Levels' The Wolves reaction as Aston Villa complete fourth signing

Kortney Hause has confirmed his Wolverhampton Wanderers exit after completing a move to Aston Villa.

The 23-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at Villa , helping them to achieve Championship promotion.

Dean Smith had an option to bring the left sided central ...

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'Birmingham turned down £6 million' - This Aston Villa target in the words of his managers

Aston Villa are way out in front in the chase for Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland.

It’s been claimed a bid from Villa is imminent and that an offer is expected ‘this week’.

Bournemouth are also reported to be interested - although they are also considering a move for Joe ...

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‘Ignored’ Chairman takes fresh swipe at Aston Villa over Financial Fair Play

Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson has taken a swipe at Aston Villa and other clubs over Financial Fair Play and repeated his calls for a crackdown on what he describes as ‘cheating’.

The Riverside chief has made no secret of his scepticism over the spending of some sides in the ...

2019-06-15 10:50 open_in_new
Backstreet Boys tour Birmingham - setlist, start and finish times, support and tickets

The Backstreet Boys come to Birmingham this weekend as part of their DNA World Tour.

It ties in with the release of their latest album DNA, which came out in January 2019.

The US group, formed in the 90s, consists of AJ McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, and Brian ...

2019-06-14 19:02 open_in_new
These four dogs need forever homes - can you help?

Meet Banff, Winter, Missy and Duchess -  just four of the handsome hounds under the care of a Black Country animal rescue charity.

Can you give them their forever home?

They are all currently being looked after by Dudley-based  Raven’s Rescue, which was set up in 2012 to ...

2019-06-14 11:41 open_in_new
EastEnders' Bobby Beale returns as shocked fans spot BIG problem

Bobby Beale is back on EastEnders - but fans of the BBC One soap have spotted a MAJOR issue.

Actor Clay Milner Russell made his TV debut last night as an older Bobby.

The character is back in Walford this summer having served a three-year prison sentence for killing his older sister ...

2019-06-14 11:41 open_in_new
Bride-to-be's brain tumour missed for FIVE years as she lay two weeks away from paralysis

Finding her soul mate and becoming a charity ambassador has given Chelsea Yeomans - who took FIVE YEARS to be diagnosed with a brain tumour when she was two weeks away from paralysis – a new lease of life.

Poring over wedding brochures, Chelsea Yeomans and her fiancé Michael ...

2019-06-14 11:41 open_in_new
Nike Air Max women's trainers blasted by fuming customers - over looking like an IRON

Sportswear giant Nike has been slammed by customers after unveiling a controversial new item of footwear.

Shoppers have claimed that a new women's Nike Air Max shoe looks like an iron.

The shoe from the brand has a thick clear plastic sole.

And some say it bafflingly ...

2019-06-14 11:41 open_in_new
Fortnite down - gamers in Birmingham report they can't connect online

Fortnite is down across the UK with Birmingham experiencing the most problems.

Thousands of gamers are reporting they're unable to access the popular video game, according to DownDetector .

Problems started around 4.15pm and are showing no sign of getting better anytime ...

2019-06-13 19:53 open_in_new
Love Island rocked by EXPLOSIVE row as Michael and Amber fiercely clash

Michael Griffiths and Amber Gill's blossoming relationship will be thrown into doubt when the firefighter's dinner date with newcomer Maura Higgins turns flirtatious.

Beauty therapist Amber's attempts at sabotaging their special dinner will backfire, encouraging Michael to ...

2019-06-13 19:53 open_in_new
How good is Aston Villa-bound striker Wesley Moraes? We asked Football Manager

According to recent media reports, Aston Villa are on the verge of signing 22-year-old Wesley Moraes from Club Brugge, in a deal that is rumoured to be worth around £22 million.

The Belgian striker was in great goalscoring form domestically last season, scoring 17 goals in 48 appearances ...

2019-06-13 19:53 open_in_new
Tory members think Sajid Javid has the best chance of winning over younger voters and ethnic minorities

Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid is the Tory leadership candidate with the best chance of winning over younger voters and ethnic minorities - according to Conservative members.

Polling by YouGov found Tory members also believed Mr Javid was better than other candidates at relating to the ...

2019-06-13 19:53 open_in_new
Jamie Oliver's remaining UK restaurants saved - sparing 250 jobs

Jamie Oliver's last remaining UK restaurants have been saved from closure, after being snapped up by food-to-go specialist SSP Group.

The three outlets at Gatwick Airport - Jamie Oliver's Diner, Jamie's Italian and Jamie's Coffee Lounge - have been bought out of ...

2019-06-13 19:53 open_in_new
Vodafone DOWN across Europe as customers fume over mobile and broadband outage

Vodafone is working to fix a fault which has affected some customers' access to its mobile data and broadband services.

Users across the UK and Ireland took to Twitter to report the issue, as well as other countries where the firm operates in Europe, including Spain, Italy and ...

2019-06-13 19:53 open_in_new
Slaven Bilic closes in on the West Brom job and targets first signing

Slaven Bilic is set to become the new boss of West Bromwich Albion as the finer details of the move are wrapped up.

As reported last week by BirminghamLive, the 50-year-old has been targeted as the man Albion want to lead the Championship charge next season.

And the former West Ham ...

2019-06-13 06:11 open_in_new
Boss earmarks Birmingham City star for shock call-up as defender makes this admission

Scotland manager Steve Clarke is hoping to persuade Birmingham City's Che Adams and two Premier League stars to pledge their international futures to The Tartan Army.

Clarke, who was in charge for his first two games this week is looking to refresh his squad.

Scotland laboured ...

2019-06-13 06:11 open_in_new
This Birmingham community was 'a haven of peace and tranquillity' - now it's been taken over by drug dealers

The Stockland Green area of Birmingham is racked with crime, blatant drug dealing and anti-social behaviour, according to the local MP.

MP Jack Dromey (Lab Erdington) told the House of Commons that residents “are fearful of walking the streets” because drug dealers are selling their ...

2019-06-13 06:11 open_in_new