Often Partisan

The End

So that’s it. The takeover has finally gone through and the Carson era is over… and with it so is Often Partisan.

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Personalised Gifts

All done bar the trading…

After what seems like an eternity of false dawns, today saw the final announcement prior to the takeover of Birmingham International Holdings by Trillion Trophy Asia. It’s been confirmed all resumption conditions have been met and that everything is finally in place for Monday morning.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football | 44 Comments

BIH: Resumption Confirmed

Birmingham International Holdings have confirmed in an announcement to the stock exchange that trading in shares in the company will resume trading at 9am on Monday morning.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football | 15 Comments

GAMEDAY: Forest Away

Birmingham City take on Nottingham Forest tonight hoping to extend their unbeaten streak and potentially go second in the division.

Posted in Birmingham City, Gameday, The Championship | 31 Comments

Happily Ever After

We’re less than a week away from the completion of what must be the longest-running saga in football – the takeover of Birmingham City by Trillion Trophy Asia. Yes, it’s true it’s going to be anti-climactic because it’s actually the shares in the holding company resuming trading with a different person at the helm – but this is it yeah? Happily ever after?

Posted in Birmingham City, General Ramblings | 106 Comments

Reduction in Capacities

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Birmingham City confirmed in the last week that the capacity of St Andrew’s for the derby game will be set at just 25,000 – some 4,500 short of the segregated capacity in the ground. As one could imagine this has caused some ructions on messageboards – especially after Blues were given the smallest allocation of tickets possible in last year’s League Cup game across the expressway.

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BIH: Open Offer Complete

The first of three announcements in the lead up to the resumption of trading in shares was made by Birmingham International Holdings today. The announcement confirms that the Open Offer has been uncompleted but was under-subscribed.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football | 55 Comments

BIH: The Home Straight

It’s now just eleven days before the scheduled date for the resumption of trading in shares in Birmingham International Holdings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange – and with it the completion of the takeover of the company by Trillion Trophy Asia.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football | 45 Comments

Managers and Them

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It’s that time of year again when Gary Rowett is linked to the once again vacant manager post across the expressway as their latest saviour fails miserably. For the fourth time in less than a year, they’re changing manager – and as you might expect of a fanbase which is oh so slightly obsessed with […]

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October Positivity

Birmingham City enter the October international break in a strong position after beating Blackburn Rovers 1-0 at St Andrew’s on Saturday. That result leaves Blues in 6th place on 20 points having lost fewer games than any other team in the division.

Posted in Birmingham City, General Ramblings | 62 Comments

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