Birmingham City F.C. apps for fans on iPhone & iPad

By Marlon Votta - Sep 16, 2011

Birmingham City Football Club is a professional association football club based in the city of Birmingham, England. Formed in 1875 as Small Heath Alliance, they became Small Heath in 1888, then Birmingham in 1905, finally becoming Birmingham City in 1943. They were relegated at the end of the 2010–11 Premier League season and will play the 2011–12 season in the Football League Championship.

As Small Heath, they were founder members and first ever champions of the Football League Second Division. The most successful period in their history was in the 1950s and early 1960s. They achieved their highest finishing position of sixth in the First Division in the 1955–56 season and reached the 1956 FA Cup Final, progressed to the final of the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup in 1960 and 1961, and won their first major trophy, the League Cup, in 1963, beating Aston Villa 3–1 on aggregate. They won the latter competition for the second time in 2011. They have played in the top tier of English football for the majority of their history. St Andrew’s has been their home ground since 1906. They have a long-standing and fierce rivalry with Aston Villa, their nearest neighbors. The club’s nickname is Blues, due to the color of their kit, and their fans are known as Bluenoses. We thought it would be a good idea to let the supporters in on some great apps available on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Birmingham City – News, Rumours & Gossip by RogueGames is the ideal app for Bluenoses to get all the latest news at their club. Find out about gossip, rumors, transfers and other useful information. Make sure you’re the first to get all the hottest news with inbuilt chat features including Twitter, Facebook and email sharing. For £0.69/$0.99 through the iTunes App Store, this is a great way for fans to find out the latest news about their favorite club.

Birmingham City Total News HD by Bright Artificial Intelligence Ltd contains all the information a supporter needs to keep up to date with their club. Find out scores, fixtures and all the current news with this unofficial application for £0.69/$0.99 at the App Store. Obtain live text commentary, match statistics, line-ups, results, top scorers, league tables and much more. Visit the live match chat room and voice your opinions with other fans including opposing fans. View the club Twitter feed, news ticker and get head-to-head comparisons for current matches.

Birmingham City Fan Chants & Songs by iAppMaker.com gives supporters the chance to access real football chants, by real fans. Professionally recorded and mastered football chants include City (clap), Birmingham, Keep Right On; We’re Birmingham and Time to go. Use these chants as a ringtone, alarm or just play it out to annoy Villa fans. This application is available at the App Store for £0.69/$0.99 and has an accessible upgrade for more chants.

Birmingham City Ringtones 1 by 1st Imp is a great app for Birmingham City fans with six commentaries, recorded by Sky Sports Alan Parry. Have ‘Birmingham City 5 Man Utd 0’ blaring out of your iPhone, something all Birmingham fans want to hear. ‘Birmingham City 5 Liverpool 0’ or ‘The Birmingham fans are celebrating another famous victory”. These are great examples of fun ringtones for fans to enjoy for £0.69/$0.99 at the App Store.

Whether you want to know the current news and scores or you want chants and fun ringtones, useful apps can assist supporters in all their requirements. Do you think Birmingham City will be promoted back to the Premiership League this season? After an unlucky end to the last season Birmingham City still proved they could achieve success winning the Carling Cup beating Arsenal and get into the European cup.

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