Next week the European Court of Justice is due to issue its decision on whether Sky’s ban on pubs showing live football via foreign satellite broadcasts is illegal. Wolves chief execuitve Jez Moxey is hoping the ban is upheld.
With the West Midlands contingent sitting at the wrong end of the Premier League, Bill Howell suggests there is even more at stake when Birmingham City take on Aston Villa at St Andrew's this month. Read
Bill Howell started covering Midlands football for the Sunday Mercury in March 1998. He moved to the Birmingham Mail, writing solely on Aston Villa, following the 2000 FA Cup Final. Previously he was a sports reporter in Aberdeen, covering the Old Firm, and before that he was a news reporter in East London. He now covers Wolves.