Two people have been charged with murder and affray after footballer Cody Fisher was stabbed to death in a nightclub on Boxing Day.

Kami Carpenter, aged 21, and Remy Gordon, aged 22, both from Birmingham, have been remanded into custody to appear before Birmingham Magistrates’ Court on 2 January.

It comes following the stabbing of Mr Fisher, 23, shortly before 11.45pm at the Crane nightclub in Digbeth on 26 December.

A 22-year-old man also arrested on suspicion of Cody’s murder has been released on bail while our enquiries continue.

Four other people arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender have been released on bail.