Not many managerial stints in Championship history are as bad as Gianfranco Zola’s time at Birmingham.
Gary Rowett was boss at the Blues and was doing a great job, but the board strangely sacked him.
In fact, Rowett’s side were sitting eighth in the table upon his dismissal.
Ex-Watford boss and Chelsea legend Gio Zola took the reigns at St Andrews to wide debate in the press.
From the very first minute, Zola was on the back foot, and the players weren’t on his side.
After a terrible run, Zola was sacked and Birmingham haven’t really recovered since.
Here, we look at the 3 worst moments of his tenure.
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