Birmingham City vs Rotherham United injury news with three key players missing

Birmingham City will be without three senior players for today’s Championship clash with Rotherham United.

Having seen their four-match losing streak come to an end and end in a 1-1 draw at Wigan Athletic last time out, the Blues go into the weekend looking for what would be just a third win in 13 games when the Millers visit St Andrew’s. Saturday.

They will do so 18th in the table, one place and one point ahead of City, with the winner taking a big step forward in the race to stay clear of the bottom three.

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However, John Eustace’s side will have to do without Gary Gardner, Troy Deeney and Krystian Bielik, with the top two absent for the long term.

“Gaz, I think it’s still two or three weeks away,” said John Eustace. “I know he is progressing quite well, but unfortunately he still has a few weeks to go. That’s going to be a huge blow for us, a very experienced Championship player and a great player for Birmingham City.

“Troy probably after the international break as well, hopefully, but there’s no real timescale on that.”


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