BCFC: Trust the Process?

For the first time in nearly two years, Birmingham City came from a losing position to win a game. A 90th minute equaliser from Lukas Jutkiewicz and an injury time winner from Auston Trusty ensured won 4-3 at Swansea, snapping a five-match losing streak. Off the pitch however, the shenanigans of the last few years don’t seem to be ending any time soon.

BCFC: Are OPL The Answer?

On Friday afternoon Matt Slater of the Athletic reported that Jeremy Dale was the front man for a consortium holding talks with Birmingham City for what was described as an investment deal.

BCFC: A New Hope

Birmingham City released a statement on Wednesday evening confirming that talks had been initiated between a shareholder and a third party over an investment in both St Andrew’s Stadium and the club.

BSH: Careful Wording

Both Birmingham City and Hong Kong parent company Birmingham Sports Holdings released statements on Wednesday confirming the end to negotiations with Maxco Capital Ltd. Both of the statements made took a somewhat “bitter ex” theme, with the wording suggesting it was incumbent owners who terminated talks rather than Maxco.

BCFC: What Moved the Takeover Goalposts

With Jude Bellingham once again turning it on for England in the round of 16 World Cup match against Senegal, it’s somewhat deflating to turn attention back to the never-ending saga that is Birmingham City’s ownership travails.

BCFC: The End of Maxco

News broke on Friday afternoon that 136 days after holding a conference on the Kop Car Park to tell fans the deal was done, Paul Richardson and Maxi Lopez have pulled out from their attempt to buy Birmingham City.

BCFC: The Wang Yaohui Investigation

It wasn’t exactly a full chamber when Shabana Mahmood MP talked about the travails surrounding the ownership of Birmingham City in the House of Commons on Monday night, but hopefully it will be another step on the journey to better regulation in football.

BCFC Takeover: Crypto, Chrysler and Consortiums

The takeover saga at Birmingham City took another twist on Monday morning with a report in the Daily Mail that “cryptocurrency businessman” Haydn Snape of the Dubai-based Decentralised Investment Group was a new backer within the Maxco consortium led by Maxi Lopez and Paul Richardson. This was followed by a further report from the Mirror that Snape was merely a conduit to American real estate magnate Michael Fuchs.

BCFC: Time to Support Eustace

For the first time in a long time, hope has a home at St Andrew’s. A good 2-0 win against Queens Park Rangers on Friday elevated Blues into the top half of the table and has got some supporters dreaming of a top six position come the end of the season. While the playoffs are still realistically some way off, things definitely look to be brightening up for Birmingham City.

BCFC: Stadium Update

Birmingham City released an update to fans on Thursday evening, confirming plans to proceed with the next stage of repairs of the St Andrew’s Stadium. The update confirmed that work would be done to remove the pre-cast concrete units from both the lower Tilton and Kop during the World Cup break.