Oct 25, 2014 at 3pm UK at ​St Andrew's
BirminghamBirmingham City

Novak (11')
Edgar (7')
FT(HT: 0-3)
Pitman (3'), Wilson (36'), Richie (40'), Pugh (63', 69', 84'), Rantie (82' pen., 86')
Cook (28'), Surman (32'), Elphick (51'), Arter (54')

Team News: Demarai Gray out for Birmingham City

A general view of Birmingham City's St Andrews stadium on February 25, 2012
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Highly-rated teenager Demarai Gray misses out for Birmingham this afternoon as they host Bournemouth in the Championship, in the first game since Lee Clark's sacking.

Demarai Gray misses out for managerless Birmingham City this afternoon as they host Bournemouth in the Championship.

The 18-year-old winger is absent after picking up an ankle injury, while Wes Thomas starts for the Midlands outfit.

Malcolm Crosby is in caretaker charge of the Blues at St. Andrews following the sacking of Lee Clark this week.

The visitors hand a start to on-loan goalkeeper Artur Boruc, while Brett Pitman is given the nod up top.

Birmingham: Randolph; Hall, Edgar, Robinson, Grounds; Cotterill, Gleeson, Caddis, Novak; Donaldosn, Thomas

Bournemouth: Boruc; Francis, Cook, Elphick, Daniels; Pugh, Arter, Surman, Ritchie; Wilson, Pitman.

Callum Wilson of AFC Bournemouth in action during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between AFC Bournemouth and Northampton Town at Goldsands Stadium on August 26, 2014
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