Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Tebily leaves Birmingham City

Tebily leaves Birmingham City

Defender Olivier Tebily has left Birmingham City after the club paid up the rest of his contract, which was due to expire in the summer.

The 32-year-old former Ivory Coast international moved to St Andrews from Celtic in 2002 for around £700,000. Tebily was initially a regular but has made just a handful of appearances in the past 18-months.

Tebily told the club's official site: "I would like to thank the club, the staff and my team-mates, and of course the fans for the backing that I received during my time at Birmingham.

"I really enjoyed my time at the club and I had some fantastic times during almost six years that I was here. But I have now reached a stage in my career where I felt it was time to move on."

Despite not holding down a regular first-team slot for an extended period since damaging his medial knee ligaments in December 2002 - an injury that kept him out for the season - Tebily's versatility was such that he was given a new three-year deal in September 2005.

Tebily's last game in a Birmingham shirt was against Norwich in October 2006. He is now free to find another club in order to try and find some first-team football for the few years that presumably remain of his career.

Writer:Jasper's Parrot
Date:Monday January 14 2008
Time: 1:24PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Conor Benn Wins on Points

Comments

0
Colchester should move for him.
StevieG Col U
14/01/2008 15:35:00
0
Possibly one of the more random destinations I could never think of!
Jasper's Parrot
14/01/2008 15:38:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Shotton's disappointment is a testament to his own belief

Vital Birmingham editor Tom Heslop discusses why Ryan Shotton's disappointment proves how far he has come since the last trip to Loftus Road

Blues' points average indicates play-off spot

Blues have averaged 1.77 points per game after today's draw at QPR

The Duke is no fluke

Rob Wildey praises the impact of loanee Lukas Jutkiewicz

Stephen's Glee over Ireland call-up

Stephen Gleeson has been called up to the Republic of Ireland squad

Archived Vital Birmingham Articles

Vital Birmingham articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Heslop
Editor email
Profile
Christopher Handy
no email
Profile
Saskia Bowes
no email
Profile
Rob Wildey
no email
Profile
Luke Turner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where do we need to strengthen in the emergency loan window?
Suggested By: Tom Heslop
In goal5%
In defence21%
In midfield5%
In attack69%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
2 Huddersfield 9 6 1 2 19 4
3 Brighton 9 5 2 2 17 6
4 Reading 9 5 2 2 17 0
5 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
6 Birmingham 9 4 4 1 16 4
7 Barnsley 9 5 0 4 15 6
8 Wolves 9 4 3 2 15 3
9 Brentford 9 4 2 3 14 6
10 Bristol City 9 4 2 3 14 5
11 Sheff Wed 9 4 2 3 14 -1
12 Leeds Utd 9 4 1 4 13 -1
13 Fulham 9 3 4 2 13 -2
14 Ipswich 9 3 3 3 12 0
15 Forest 9 3 2 4 11 -2
16 Q.P.R. 9 3 2 4 11 -4
17 Aston Villa 9 1 6 2 9 0
18 Burton 9 2 3 4 9 -2
19 Preston 9 3 0 6 9 -4
20 Blackburn 9 2 2 5 8 -6
21 Cardiff 9 2 2 5 8 -7
22 Derby County 9 1 3 5 6 -6
23 Rotherham 9 1 3 5 6 -12
24 Wigan 9 1 2 6 5 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 14 2016 7:45PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 21 2016 7:45PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 30 2016 12:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.WayCoolBlue50
2.gazal45
3.David Village12
4.Plynch6
5.Rob Wildey4
6.BcfcTom4
7.LukeTurner2
8.Mark Jones2
9.savaloy1231
10.Sask1