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Blues Buzzing With Victory Over the Bees

Birmingham City returned to winning ways with a 1-0 victory over Brentford in an entertaining game at St Andrews. A James Tarkowski own goal was the difference between the two sides and means Blues are now eleven points outside of the relegation slots with twelve games to go.

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Brentford Preview in Association with EZE Group

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Gary Rowett’s Birmingham City meet Mark Warburton’s Brentford hoping to end their recent winless streak at St Andrews. Brentford however will be hoping to push on towards the playoffs with another win.

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Referee Report in Association with EZE Group – Darren Bond

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Barring any late changes, Darren Bond from Lancashire will be in the middle for Blues’ Championship game against Brentford today. Here is a look at his stats.

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Football League Statement

The Football League have issued a statement with respect to Birmingham International Holdings going into receivership, having now met with Ernst and Young.

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Past, Present and Future

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Four years ago today a Frenchman collided with a Pole allowing Obafemi Martins to score probably the easiest goal in his career and secure the Carling Cup for Birmingham City, the first major trophy for the club in 48 years. Watching in the crowd was the then-President of Birmingham City, Carson Yeung – who was celebrating his 51st Birthday (and apparently winning a £250,000 bet with Balram Chainrai).

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When is an EGM not an EGM?

Just when you thought things looked like they have been sorted out, it appears that they are a bigger mess than ever. Carson Yeung, in a 5 page notice in the Hong Kong Standard has unilaterally called an EGM for March 12.

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BIH Debunk Carson’s Claim, Hearing Cancelled

Birmingham International Holdings have confirmed to the HKSE today that owing to errors made by Carson Yeung’s legal team, there will be no hearing on May 6 to hear his application against the company and that it has been thrown out by the Judge.

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Are You Titan Bet’s Ultimate Football Fan?

Think you’re the ultimate Birmingham City fan? Then listen up because Titan Bet has a great offer for you! Open to anyone whose second home is St Andrews, the “Ultimate Fan” competition is a great opportunity to win amazing prizes by showing your love for the Blues.

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U18s Hope for Further FA Youth Cup Glory

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Birmingham City’s u18 squad travel to the King Power stadium tonight to take on Leicester City in their FA Youth Cup quarter-final tie. Steve Spooner’s charges reached this stage after overcoming Liverpool 3-2 after extra time with a plum semi-final tie against giants Manchester City or famed producers of quality young players Crewe Alexandra.

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What’s Going On? An Analysis of Carson’s Latest Move

Lawyers representing Carson Yeung were in the High Court yesterday to make an application against Birmingham International Holdings, the receivers from Ernst and Young and the share registrars Tricor Tengis to prevent the sale of Birmingham City by EY, to force through the EGM he requested in December and to examine the share register.

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Haircuts and League Cups

You can read regular previews on the book by Daniel Ivery (author of OP) and Will Giles (HK Solicitor) chronicling the rise and fall of Carson Yeung by clicking here.

You can order the book by clicking here.

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