Birmingham City CEO Ren Xuandong’s company Winning League are facing allegations of unpaid salaries and non-refunded tuition fees for cancelled classes at their Figo-branded academies across China.
Birmingham Sports Holdings have today confirmed to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong that shareholder approval has been granted for the proposed Cambodia deal at today’s Extraordinary General Meeting.
The international break is normally a period of slow news as far as Birmingham City are concerned. While a few players will be away representing their country, there isn’t much else going on. For those of who write about the club, it’s a time of scratching around looking for stories.
Birmingham City lie in 22nd place, they haven’t won in four and have scored just one goal under the reign of Steve Cotterill. As joys and sorrows go, this is about as sorrowful as you can get.
Birmingham City slipped to their ninth league defeat of the season against Brentford on Wednesday night. A 2-0 defeat ensured that Blues hover just above the relegation zone and remain as the division’s lowest scorers.
Birmingham Sports Holdings have confirmed in a set of announcements to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong that there will be an EGM held on Friday 17 November to acquire shareholder approval for the previously mentioned Cambodia deal.
In his first meeting with the press, Birmingham City CEO Ren Xuandong talked about how the owners of the club are looking at it as a long term project, outlining some of their ideas to improve the club in the future.
It’s safe to say that September could have been a better month. A humiliating 6-1 defeat at Hull City left Blues in 22nd place in the table and new boss Steve Cotterill facing some tough questions at his first press conference on Monday.
Birmingham Sports Holdings filed their accounts for the twelve month period ending June 30, 2017 yesterday. They confirm that the company made a loss of HK$182million (approx. £17.4million), more than triple the loss for the previous year.
The search has started in earnest for Birmingham City’s 36th permanent manager. While Lee Carsley takes on the reins in the interim assisted by Paul Williams and club captain Paul Robinson, the board are looking for just who can turn around what has been a pretty dismal 12 months for Birmingham City.