Birmingham will be home to one of eight new high performance centres for women’s football across the UK.
Birmingham City fans can sign up to watch the club’s U23 side take part in a pre-season friendly with Stourbridge for free.
The latest stage of Aston Villa’s pre-season campaign will be screened live online.
Aston Villa are set to add Hull City’s Ahmed Elmohamady to their ranks.
Solihull Moors claimed a Football League scalp in pre-season as they saw off Walsall in a friendly encounter.
John Terry has been confirmed as Aston Villa’s new captain for the 2017/18 season.
Aston Villa youngster Easah Suliman scored as England won the Under 19 European Championship.
Amateur footballers in Birmingham could be among the first in the world to be sin binned.
Former Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given is training with Macclesfield Town as he bids to extend his career.
Harry Redknapp has continued to revamp the Birmingham City side after completing the signing of Cheikh Ndoye.