Hartlepool have suffered an injury blow after learning defender Stuart Parnaby faces nine months out following knee surgery.
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka has released eight players including defenders Stuart Parnaby and Frazer Richardson.
Stuart Parnaby is to take in a second spell at Middlesbrough, with the North East outfit having snapped him up as a free agent.
Carlisle boss Greg Abbott expects more talks with Stuart Parnaby about the former Middlesbrough defender returning to Brunton Park.
Birmingham boss Chris Hughton has admitted that Stuart Parnaby and James McFadden could be offered fresh terms by the club.
Middlesbrough have taken Jurica Vranjes on trial along with former Blackpool man Malaury Martin.
Stephen Carr is staying at Birmingham in their wake of their relegation while a number of players have departed.
Birmingham have announced that Stuart Parnaby has signed a new one-year contract with the club.
Birmingham defender Stuart Parnaby could be facing another spell on the sidelines.
Birmingham duo Lee Carsley and Stuart Parnaby have been ruled out of the game against Manchester United.
Birmingham full-back Stuart Parnaby admits his latest injury has had him fretting over his career.
Birmingham boss Alex McLeish has played down the chances of signing Wolfsburg duo Edin Dzeko and Grafite.
Birmingham boss Alex McLeish has received a welcome boost ahead of Saturday's clash with Sunderland.
Birmingham City have confirmed James McFadden will be out for two months with a knee injury.
Stuart Parnaby has insisted that Birmingham 'will never throw in the towel' in the battle to avoid relegation.
Stuart Parnaby will continue to work hard in an attempt to push himself into Alex McLeish's plans.
Liam Ridgewell, Stuart Parnaby and Franck Queudrue have expressed their disappointment at seeing Steve Bruce leave Birmingham.
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