THERE have been 24 winners of the top division in English football, ranging from the real heavyweights to faded Edwardian giants and one-off shock champions. Most of the country’s biggest clubs have lifted the title, but there are a few sizeable exceptions. Birmingham City are, arguably, one of the largest football clubs never to have won the league. Given that the Blues represent, along with Aston Villa, the nation’s second city, they have been one of the game’s great underachievers. Birmingham City’s honours list doesn’t take long to read, two Football League Cups and five runners-up slots across the FA Cup, League Cup and the non-UEFA endorsed Inter-Cities’ Fairs Cup. Throughout their history, they have been overshadowed by their neighbours Aston Villa, so the…