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Video: Steve Nicholson on Ryan Shotton's move to Birmingham and...

Video: Steve Nicholson on Ryan Shotton's move to Birmingham and...

RYAN Shotton has left Derby County to join Birmingham City on a permanent basis. Birmingham have signed the defender for an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of £500,000. Shotton spent the second half of last season on loan with the Blues and has now put pen to paper on a three-year contract at St Andrew's. The 27-year-old made 36 appearances for the Rams and scored twice - but had found his first-team opportunities increasingly limited. In his latest...
Starbucks manager at iPro Stadium launches coffee lounge in...

Starbucks manager at iPro Stadium launches coffee lounge in...

THE manager of the Starbucks chain at Derby County's iPro Stadium is full of beans after setting up her own coffee shop and cafe. Mandy White has opened Sadler Bridge Coffee Lounge, at Sadler Bridge Studios in Derby's Cathedral Quarter, creating two jobs. The married Chaddesden mum is staying on in her role at Starbucks, entrusting her staff to run the new cafe, in Bold Lane. Above: Charlotte Hart, Mandy White and Catrin OHara-SmithAfter launching Sadler Bridge Coffee Lounge, Mandy vowed to...
Derby County: Ryan Shotton raring to go after joining Birmingham...

Derby County: Ryan Shotton raring to go after joining Birmingham...

RYAN Shotton is raring to get started following his move from Derby County to Birmingham City. The 27-year-old defender has joined the Blues for an undisclosed fee, believed to be around £500,000, and he has signed a three-year deal. Shotton says the move had been discussed for the past couple of weeks. READ: Rams announce changes to four Sky Bet Championship fixturesWe finally got it over the line last night and passed a medical today. So we are happy, yes, he told the...
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Stoke City: Stokie Ryan Shotton leaves Derby County for...

Stoke City: Stokie Ryan Shotton leaves Derby County for...

RYAN Shotton has left Derby County and joined Championship rivals Birmingham for the 2016/17 campaign.Shotton, now 27, has made the move across the Midlands for a modest undisclosed fee after nine games there on loan in the second half of last season.The Fenton-born defender, whose agent is former Stoke favourite Clive Clark, came through the ranks at Stoke City and played 69 times before heading out to Derby, initially on loan, at the start of the 2014/15 season.Deployed at full back, wing back...
Derby County: Birmingham City complete signing of Ryan Shotton...

Derby County: Birmingham City complete signing of Ryan Shotton...

BIRMINGHAM City have completed the signing of defender Ryan Shotton from Derby County. The 27-year-old has joined the Blues for an undisclosed fee, believed to be around £500,000. Shotton makes a permanent return to St Andrew's, where he spent time on loan last season. READ: Changes to Forest, Birmingham and Brentford fixturesHe made nine appearances for Gary Rowett's side and scored one goal. Shotton, who has signed a three-year contract with Birmingham, did not start a league game...
Derby County: Changes to Rams fixtures against Nottingham Forest,...

Derby County: Changes to Rams fixtures against Nottingham Forest,...

DERBY County's two Championship fixtures against rivals Nottingham Forest this coming season will now kick off at 1pm rather than 3pm on police advice. The games are at the iPro Stadium on Saturday, December 10, 2016, and at the City Ground on Saturday, March 18, 2017. The kick-off of Rams' home game against Birmingham City on Boxing Day, December 26, has also been brought forward to 1pm. READ: Date set for EFL Cup tie against Grimsby TownIn a change of date, Derby's Easter league clash at...
Football: Steve Bruce vows to stay with Derby County's conquerors...

Football: Steve Bruce vows to stay with Derby County's conquerors...

STEVE Bruce has revealed he intends to remain as manager of Hull City. There had long been speculation surrounding whether boss Bruce would stay at the club beyond the end of last season or in the event that owner Assem Allam is bought out. Reports have also suggested he is interested in succeeding Roy Hodgson as England's new manager but he told Hull's official website: I am looking forward to joining up with my players and staff in Portugal next week for our pre-season training...
Derby County: Rams defender close to joining Birmingham City

Derby County: Rams defender close to joining Birmingham City

DERBY County defender Ryan Shotton is close to signing for Birmingham City in a permanent move.A deal for the 27-year-old could be completed on Thursday.Shotton spent part of last season on loan at Birmingham and made nine appearances.He joined the Rams from Stoke City, initially on loan, in August 2014, before making the move permanent in January 2015.READ: Rams in talks with La Liga club over defender dealIn total, he has played 36 times for Derby and has a year to run on his contract.It is...
Derby County: I want to keep playing into my 40s, says Rams...

Derby County: I want to keep playing into my 40s, says Rams...

SCOTT Carson says his game has moved to another level thanks to the input of Derby County's goalkeeper coach Pascal Zuberbühler. Carson established himself as Rams number one last season and the 30-year-old felt it was his most consistent campaign yet. He made 39 appearances after signing from Wigan Athletic last summer on a two-year deal with the option of a further year. And the former England international is feeling in good enough shape to set his sights on playing into his...

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