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Craig Gardner will take co-charge of Birmingham against Stoke after Pep Clotet left the club

Craig Gardner and Steve Spooner will take charge of Birmingham for Sunday’s video game against fellow strugglers Stoke– survive on Sky Sports.

Pep Clotet was due to leave at the end of the season however it was equally concurred he would leave after Wednesday night’s 3-1 house defeat to Swansea left them 17 th in the Sky Bet Championship, 4 points above the transfer zone with 4 matches to play.

Senior Professional Development Coach Spooner will work together with first-team coach Gardner, who played 125 video games for the Blues in 4 different spells at St Andrew’s, consisting of 2 loan relocations.

A Birmingham declaration on Wednesday read: “Pep Clotet has this night left his position as head coach.

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Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship match in between Birmingham and Swansea

Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship match in between Birmingham and Swansea

“He was due to action down at the season’s end however it was equally concurred that he ought to give up the function instantly.

“The board would like to put on record its genuine thanks to Pep for his efforts throughout the previous 2 years.

“We will be making no additional remark at this time.”