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Nikola Zigic

Born: September 25, 1980 (age 40)

Height: 6' 7" (201cm)

Hometown: Backa Topola, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality: Serbia Serbian

Position: Striker
Nicola Zigic of Birmingham celebrates after scoring their third goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Birmingham City at The Den on March 25, 2014
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Career History
Senior2006-2007Racing de Santander
2007-2010Valencia
2008-2009Racing de Santander
2010-2015Birmingham City
Sports Mole has 177 articles about Nikola Zigic. Articles 1 to 40:
Birmingham City's Obafemi Martins celebrates with Nikola Zigic after scoring during the Carling Cup final football match between Arsenal and Birmingham at the Wembley Stadium in London on February 27, 2011
On This Day: Birmingham stun Arsenal to win EFL Cup
The Gunners went into the game as strong favourites but were upset by Birmingham and Obafemi Martins.
Feb 27, 09:32
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Birmingham City complete club-record Jota deal
Birmingham City complete the club-record signing of Jota on a four-year deal from Brentford.
Aug 31, 19:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Nikola Zigic warns Gary Neville of Valencia fan expectations
Ex-Valencia striker Nikola Zigic warns Gary Neville that he will have to secure Champions League qualification if he is to keep the club's fans happy.
Dec 5, 23:19
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Preview: Aston Villa vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole previews Tuesday night's Second City derby, as Aston Villa host Birmingham City in the third round of the League Cup.
Sep 21, 16:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Bolton Wanderers vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Bolton Wanderers and Birmingham City.
Apr 30, 23:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gary Rowett: 'Contract talks next week'
Birmingham City's out-of-contract players will learn their fate next week, according to manager Gary Rowett.
Apr 28, 14:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Birmingham City stun Blyth Spartans with three-goal comeback
Birmingham City overturn a two-goal deficit to record a 3-2 victory at non-League Blyth Spartans in the FA Cup third round.
Jan 3, 16:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Robert Dale double gives Blyth Spartans lead over Birmingham City
Two goals from Robert Dale earn Evostik Northern Premier side Blyth Spartans a 2-0 half-time lead over Birmingham City.
Jan 3, 15:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Gary Rowett rings the changes for Blyth Spartans cup tie
Gary Rowett makes 10 changes to his Birmingham City side for this afternoon's FA Cup third-round meeting with Blyth Spartans at St Andrew's.
Jan 3, 14:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gary Rowett hints at Nikola Zigic start
Birmingham City boss Gary Rowett hints that striker Nikola Zigic could start against Blyth Spartans in the FA Cup on Saturday.
Jan 2, 12:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Nottingham Forest vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole previews the lunchtime Championship kickoff between Nottingham Forest and Birmingham as both sides look to bounce back from Boxing Day defeats.
Dec 27, 18:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Birmingham City vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews Saturday's match between Birmingham and Reading at St Andrew's as the hosts look to bounce back from defeat to Blackpool.
Dec 12, 12:04
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Preview: Blackpool vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole takes a closer look at both sides ahead of Saturday's clash between Blackpool and Birmingham City.
Dec 4, 16:31
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Nikola Zigic closing in on Birmingham City return
Nikola Zigic appears to be on the verge of re-signing for Birmingham City after being included in their development squad for a friendly in Liverpool.
Dec 2, 13:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Birmingham City vs. Nottingham Forest
Can Gary Rowett maintain his unbeaten start with Birmingham City? Sports Mole previews their Championship match against Nottingham Forest on Saturday.
Nov 27, 17:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Rotherham United vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship clash between struggling pair Rotherham and Birmingham at New York Stadium.
Nov 20, 21:28
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Nikola Zigic in line for Birmingham City return?
Nikola Zigic could re-join Birmingham City after being invited to train with the club that released him in the summer.
Nov 18, 14:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Nikola Zigic claims interest from Arsenal was genuine
Free agent Nikola Zigic insists that reported interest in him from Arsenal this summer was genuine.
Sep 5, 08:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Agent: 'Arsenal in talks with Nikola Zigic over transfer'
Nikola Zigic is in talks with Arsenal over a potential move to the club this summer, according to the striker's agent.
Aug 27, 14:10
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Championship club-by-club transfer latest: June 10
Sports Mole brings you the latest transfer news for all 24 clubs in the Championship.
Jun 10, 19:49
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Birmingham City manager Lee Clark expects Nikola Zigic, Chris Burke departures
Nikola Zigic and Chris Burke are both likely to leave Birmingham City this summer, according to manager Lee Clark.
Jun 10, 14:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lee Clark praises Nikola Zigic influence
Birmingham City manager Lee Clark praises striker Nikola Zigic's influence at the club during the final weeks of the season.
May 7, 07:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Paul Caddis: 'Birmingham City must learn from experience'
Paul Caddis urges his Birmingham teammates to use their close shave with relegation as motivation to avoid similar scenarios next season.
May 3, 15:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Birmingham City fightback secures their Championship safety
Birmingham City come back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Bolton Wanderers and secure their place in next season's Championship.
May 3, 14:20
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Birmingham City 45 minutes from relegation
Birmingham City have 45 minutes to save preserve their Championship status after taking a 0-0 draw in at half time against Bolton Wanderers.
May 3, 13:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Nikola Zigic handed start for Birmingham City
Striker Nikola Zigic is recalled to the starting lineup for Birmingham City's crucial Championship fixture at Bolton Wanderers.
May 3, 11:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Bolton Wanderers vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between Bolton and relegation-threatened Birmingham at the Reebok Stadium.
May 1, 17:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Wigan Athletic seal playoff spot
Wigan Athletic are in the Championship playoffs following a 1-0 win over Birmingham City.
Apr 29, 21:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Three changes for Wigan Athletic, Birmingham City
Wigan Athletic and Birmingham City both make three changes to their starting lineups for their Championship match at St Andrew's.
Apr 29, 19:17
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Three in attack for Birmingham City
Birmingham City decide to start three strikers in attack for their Championship clash with Leeds United this afternoon.
Apr 26, 14:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Rudy Gestede hat-trick leads Blackburn Rovers to win
A first-half hat-trick from Rudy Gestde leads Blackburn Rovers to a 4-2 win over Birmingham City.
Apr 21, 17:01
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Matt Derbyshire's early goal enough to earn win for Nottingham Forest
Matt Derbeyshire's strike in the second minute is enough for Nottingham Forest to defeat Birmingham City 1-0 at the City Ground.
Apr 19, 16:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Middlesbrough vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole casts its eye forward to preview Tuesday night's Championship match between Middlesbrough and Birmingham City.
Apr 7, 19:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Ian Holloway: 'I will not give up, we can avoid relegation'
Millwall manager Ian Holloway says that he will not write off his side's chances of avoiding relegation to League One.
Mar 26, 00:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Birmingham City edge out Millwall
Birmingham City edge out Millwall to record a 3-2 victory in their Championship clash at the The Den thanks to goals from Jordan Ibe, Andrew Shinnie and Nikola Zigic.
Mar 25, 21:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Four changes for Millwall for Birmingham City clash
Millwall boss Ian Holloway makes four changes to his side for their Championship clash with Birmingham City this evening at The Den.
Mar 25, 19:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Millwall vs. Birmingham
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Championship clash between Millwall and Birmingham City.
Mar 24, 14:21
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Result: Ravel Morrison brace hands Queens Park Rangers victory
Goals either side of half time from Ravel Morrison earn Queens Park Rangers a 2-0 victory away at Birmingham City.
Mar 8, 16:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Ravel Morrison gives Queens Park Rangers half-time lead
Ravel Morrison's first-half free kick hands Queens Park Rangers a 1-0 lead over Birmingham City.
Mar 8, 15:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Three up top for Birmingham City against Queens Park Rangers
Birmingham City decide to start with an attacking formation as they welcome Queens Park Rangers in the Championship this afternoon.
Mar 8, 14:16

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