Gardner makes Blues bow
FOUR Albion loanees were in footballing action at the weekend.
In the Sky Bet Championship, Callum McManaman played the final five minutes of Sheffield Wednesday's 2-0 win over fellow promotion-chasers Huddersfield Town.
Craig Gardner was a 54th minute substitute as he made his Birmingham City bow in a 0-0 draw with Nottingham Forest.
Ethan Ross kept a clean sheet for Worcester City in a 0-0 draw with FC United of Manchester and is in action again this evening as his side travel to Curzon Ashton in the National League North.
Alex Palmer, meanwhile, was also unbeaten as Kidderminster Harriers beat Ebbsfleet United 3-0 to progress into the next round of the Buildbase FA Trophy.