Fran the Man Villalba

October 7, 2019 2

Fran Villalba is a 21 year old attacking midfielder. Blues acquired Villalba from Valencia and handed the youngster a 3-year contract. The diminutive midfielder made his debut in Blues home opener against Bristol City and impressed fans with some fancy flicks and neat passing. Villalba was born in Valencia and Read More

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Zero to Montero

September 11, 2019 3

This is Matt’s look at Ecuador international Jefferson Montero, who is at Blues on a season-long loan from Swansea. Montero is a winger who will bring much needed pace to the Blues attack. However Montero plays more of the role of an impact substitute. He averages approximately 30 minutes per Read More

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Álvaro Giménez

September 6, 2019 3

Matt has done some more players profiles. Here is the first looking at Álvaro Giménez. After the transfer window closed, Blues were unable to recruit any further reinforcements in the forward areas, which could affect their odds on the Championship betting with Paddy Power site. This makes it all the Read More

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Scout Report: Jake Clarke-Salter

July 26, 2019 0

Jake Clarke-Salter (JCS) is a 21-year-old left footed centre back who stands at 6 foot 2. It seems that he has been brought in to compete with Krystian Pedersen for the left sided centre back role in Blues’ back three. I have looked back on JCS’s previous loan spells to Read More

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A Technical Look at Campo!

April 11, 2019 6

I’m pleased to welcome Bluenose Matt Fox with his first article for Joys and Sorrows. He has used his recent experience with Statsbomb to put together this brilliant analysis of Lee Camp. Kev Introduction Recently I was lucky enough to experience Statsbomb’s Introduction to Analytics course presented expertly by James Read More

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