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Last updated : 18 December 2005 By Brian Cartlidge

Blue murder leaves Bruce looking lonely

In a city where he enjoyed so much success, Steve Bruce suffered what must have been one of the biggest humiliations of his career. The Birmingham manager cut a lonely figure on the touchline as his underachieving side turned in the sort of display that had relegation stamped all over it. The Observer

Sibierski gives City head start

Birmingham's manager, Steve Bruce, felt he had a slice of good luck when Andy Cole was suspended for this match. Sometimes things simply don't work out as you envisaged. The Telegraph

'Humiliated' Bruce vows to find cure for Blues

Steve Bruce confessed to being "embarrassed and humiliated" by his Birmingham team's latest abject performance in a season threatening to end in relegation. The Independent

Sublime Sibierski leaves Bruce 'sick to the guts'

Manchester City's supporters enjoyed their rendition of Blue Christmas but nowhere will the festive season be bluer than at St Andrew’s after a humiliating defeat that raised questions about Birmingham’s stomach for the struggle ahead. The Times