You may not be too keen to watch the action from England’s World Cup games, but these highlights from TNT News will make even the saddest England fan smile!
The World Cup is underway. here’s a chance to relive the highs and lows, well lows and lows actually, of World Cup 2006, as seen in this dramatic reconstruction, filmed at the Stadio de Oratory in, er, Ladywood.
125 years ago, in September 1888 the first games were played in the Football League. It was set up by William Mc Gregor. TNT reporters discovered he had great links with Birmingham.
In the week that Gareth Bale was transferred for 100 m euros (£85m) Birmingham City recalled Britain’s first £1 million footballer when a new bar opened at St Andrews. It is packed with facts and figures about the career of Trevor Francis, one of the clubs greatest ever players.
West Brom and Manchester United both scored five goals in one of the most entertaining games ever seen at The Hawthorns. This was Sir Alex Ferguson’s 1,500th and last match as manager of Manchester United, but it was West Brom’s hat trick hero Lukaku who stole the show. This is our look at what the […]
Former Ladywood School pupil Dean Dodd, who was on the first TNT video, then Ladywood School News, in 1986, won a charity auction to play a match against a Villa Lions & Legends XI raising money for Leukaemia research. Aston Villa captain Stilyan ‘Stan’ Petrov was diagnosed with Leukaemia earlier this year and he attended […]
A model has been unveiled of a statue to three former West Bromwich Albion players who were role models for black players in the late 1970s. Cyrille Regis, Laurie Cunningham and Brendon Batson became known as ‘The Three Degrees’. TNT interviewed Cyrille, and also Jim Cadman, a businessman who is helping to run the project, […]
We know you’ve all heard this before, but … there is a new plan for a swimming pool to replace Monument Road Baths. The olympic pool plan for a site near Nelson School has sunk with out trace, but the latest plan for the Icknield Port Loop includes a community sports area that could well […]
See all the England goals as you’ve never seen them before with TNT’s exclusive footage from what looks like the Oratory School playing field!
Rita and Eva Trentham, two former users of Monument Road baths talk about learning to swim. The interviews were conducted a few years ago, since then Eva has passed away, but thanks to TNT and the Ladywood History Group her memories live on. Eva talks about how her school friend at St John’s School, Lizzie […]
Ladywood’s Monument Road baths closed for the final time in February 1992, an amazing twenty years ago this month! The building was demolished in 1994 and since then local people have been campaigning to have a new baths built. This is how TNT presenter Darren Cannan reported the closure of the much loved baths in […]
In the build up to the 2012 Olympic Games Birmingham will welcome the track and field teams from the USA and Jamaica. In this, our first Olympic Report, we meet the US team coaches as they visit their adopted home at the Alexander Stadium and find our why the council wanted to attract them to […]
Fans of Birmingham City usually only visit Wembley as tourists, but in February 2011 history was made when Blues played in their first major final for 48 years… and they beat the favourites Arsenal to lift the Carling Cup. In this special programme watch the goals from Birmingham City’s 2-1 win, with the goals interpreted […]
Birmingham City v Aston Villa Sunday 13 September 2009. There were many empty seats at St Andrew’s for this local derby game. This was possibly because the tickets were so expensive. Some people paid £48 or maybe even more for tickets. For those of you who couldn’t afford to go, or didn’t want to pay […]