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OP in HK – Is this the End for Carson?

While the saga of the takeover by Trillion Trophy Asia rumbles on, BIH’s current major shareholder Carson Yeung faces an uncertain time. His final appeal against his money laundering conviction will be heard on May 31 in the Court of Final Appeal – will he emerge a free man or will he have to return to jail to serve out the remainder of his sentence?

Posted in Birmingham City, Carsongate, Finances in Football, OP in Hong Kong | 32 Comments

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GAMEDAY – Boro at Home

Blues play their final home league game of the season at home to Middlesbrough this evening live on TV hoping to snap a streak which has seen them win just one of their last ten games.

Posted in Birmingham City, Gameday, The Championship | 40 Comments

OP Video Podcast – Who else is involved in TTA

I recorded a little video down by the harbour today talking about who else is behind TTA. I’m not going to lie – although I’m confident on at least one of the people definitely being involved this is heading into speculation territory now. Still, with the EGM hopefully being announced soon we should know more soon enough.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football, OP in Hong Kong, Video Podcasts | 6 Comments

OP in Hong Kong – Day 5 – The Future Pt 2

One of the main reasons I came to Hong Kong was because not every piece of information needed about what is happening is available online. While I’ve made as much use of public information records as I can, there comes a time when you need to speak to people to get a true feel for what is going on.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football, OP in Hong Kong | 24 Comments

OP in Hong Kong – Day 5 pt 1 – The Future

Will the club be taken over during the summer? Will there be money for players to be signed?

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been asked those questions in the last few days. Without a crystal ball it’s impossible to say anything for definite – and let’s be honest, if I was that clairvoyant I’d be giving Mystic Meg a run for her money.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football, OP in Hong Kong | 34 Comments

OP in HK – Day 4 – The Announcement

Yesterday saw an announcement made to the HKSE, confirming that BIH have reached an agreement with U-Continent and also putting into the public domain some of what will happen with the upcoming EGM.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football, OP in Hong Kong | 44 Comments

BIH Announcement – Special Deal Reached with U-Continent

Birmingham International Holdings have announced to the Stock Exchange that they have struck a “special deal” with U-Continent, the second largest shareholder in the company and have rescinded all legal action against them.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football | 44 Comments

OP Video Podcast – Desperately Seeking Suen Pt 2

Today I went to try and find out more about the man who would take over Birmingham International Holdings; to seek the offices of Trillion Trophy Asia and see if we could find out who Paul Suen Cho Hung is and what kind of person he might be.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football, OP in Hong Kong, Video Podcasts | 20 Comments

OP in HK – Day 3 – Desperately Seeking Suen Pt 1

Birmingham International Holdings have been in negotiation with Trillion Trophy Asia now for nearly a year for the sale of the holding company and/or Birmingham City FC. Very little is known about TTA – a situation I aimed to rectify today.

Posted in Birmingham City, Finances in Football, OP in Hong Kong | 22 Comments

OP Video Podcast – Visiting BIH

Having tried to correspond with the Receivers by email in the past, I thought it would be a good idea to try and speak to them today, to put faces to names and to ask questions about what is happening.

Posted in Birmingham City, Video Podcasts | 35 Comments

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