Birmingham Sports Holdings have today announced that they are to buy a company in Cambodia. The investment will see BSH own a stake in a mixed office and residential development along with building an international school. Furthermore, the investment will see a new company own a substantial stake in BSH and by extension BCFC.
Financial Fair Play was put into place to try to even the playing field. It was a measure to stop clubs from overspending in a bid to reach the top flight and gain an unfair advantage against those who were frugal. It’s fair to say it’s not working.
In April EFL clubs agreed to a proposal that all clubs in the Football League would have to name a player who was “club-developed” in their matchday squad as one of seven “home-grown” players from the 2018-19 season.
Yesterday I talked about directorial changes at Birmingham City FC. Today I wanted to catch up on what has changed in Hong Kong – and how I think power is shifting away from the fragrant harbours to mainland China.
The summer has seen changes for both Birmingham City and Birmingham International Holdings. The latter went through a name change, becoming Birmingham Sports Holdings as the new regime look to move on from times of old.