Championship club reveals transfer embargo

St Andrews, home of Birmingham City
Birmingham City FC has publically addressed for the first time the transfer embargo that has tied the club's hands during the summer. The Championship club, which starts the season at home to Norwich on Saturday, had hoped to bring the end-of-season momentum into August as it aimed to avoid the relegation battles that have plagued the last two seasons. However it has now confirmed the English Football League (EFL) is "currently refusing to allow" the club to sign any players. It said talks "remain ongoing in regard [to] profi... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...