Birmingham City news: Blues striker eyed by Yorkshire club, ex-West Brom man joins new club

Today’s Championship news from across the division as clubs gear up for their next round of league fixtures.

Birmingham City picked up an impressive win away at Preston North End last time out.

Maxime Colin’s first-half goal was enough for John Eustace’s side to leave Deedpael with all three points.

The Midlands outfit will be looking to build on that result this weekend against Swansea City at home.

Here is a look at the latest news from across the division...

Birmingham man to be watched by Sheffield Wednesday

Sheffield Wednesday will keep a ‘close eye’ on Birmingham City youngster Keyendrah Simmonds on loan at Grimsby Town in League Town ahead of a potential future move for the attacker (Sheffield Star).

New home for winger

Ex-West Brom winger Robert Snodgrass, who left Luton Town at the end of the last campaign, has signed for Scottish Premiership side Hearts on a free transfer (Official club website).

Middlesbrough sweating over defender

Middlesbrough boss Chris Wilder has admitted Darragh Lenihan’s ankle injury is ‘not a great one’ as his side sweat over how long he could be out of action for (Northern Echo).

Sunderland boss excited by loan man

Sunderland boss Tony Mowbray is excited by Manchester United loanee Amad Diallo and has said: “We know he’s sharp, he’s quick, he’s nippy. He has to bring it really. In every football match he gets his opportunity and he will get opportunities.” (Manchester Evening News).

Hull injury latest

Hull City new boy Dogukan Sinik is expected to be back from injury after the September international break which would be a boost for the Tigers (Hull Live).

Preston have room for signings

Preston North End have three vacant spaces in their 25-man squad which gives them room to bring in free agent reinforcements (Lancashire Evening Post).

Huddersfield man was eyed by fellow Championship sides

Huddersfield Town attacker Josh Koroma was eyed by Coventry City and Rotherham United last month but ended up joining Portsmouth on loan (Coventry Live).

Blackpool trialist plays again

Blackpool played Grant Ward as a trialist again as their development squad played Accrington Stanley in the Central League Cup yesterday (Blackpool Gazette).