Posts Tagged "Birmingham City"

Birmingham City: Peter Pannu Posts – Part Two

By on May 14, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

Right, where were we… ah, yes. Peter Pannu, whingeing about, accurate, press coverage. The bits below about the BIH AGM last Friday are but the tip of a curious corporate iceberg. So, this article is to become a trilogy. Good, eh?…no…wait…COME BACK… And just in case I didn’t give due credit in part one, immense credit is due to the Blues Trust and the Often...

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Birmingham City: Peter Pannu Posts – Part One

By on May 13, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 3 comments

Birmingham City’s handsomely remunerated but still acting chairman Peter Pannu recently responded to media focus on his financial affairs with a lengthy statement on the club’s website. It said much about the man, his attitude and the Blues’ off-field problems – little of it good. This morning 200% reproduces the statement, with Mark Murphy’s comments interspersed...

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Peter Pannu Is Considerably Richer Than You

By on Apr 28, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

It is a comparison I have made before but it remains as true today as ever. If anyone outside Burnley has reason to be glad that the Rao family own Blackburn Rovers – bar Rovers’ idiotic ‘global advisor’ Shebby Singh – it is Birmingham City’s all-powerful, increasingly rich but still “acting” chairman Peter Pannu. All the available evidence suggests Pannu doesn’t...

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Birmingham City: Peter Pannu In A Pickle

By on Jan 19, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 11 comments

It is exactly three years since the press-release heavy article in the Birmingham Mail newspaper announcing Birmingham City’s new sponsorship deal with Chinese sportswear manufacturers X-Tep. But even allowing for the spin, it shows how large a failure Carson Yeung and his associates’ Blues ownership has been. Three years on from heady days of live Chinese TV...

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100 Owners: Number 76 – Ken Wheldon (Walsall & Birmingham City)

By on Dec 18, 2012 in History, Latest | 5 comments

The 1980s were a period of decline for football in the West Midlands. A decade which had started with one of its clubs, Aston Villa, winning the Football League Championship and the European Cup in successive season soon saw several of its most notable clubs hit hitherto unseen low points in their histories and one man, a scrap metal dealer from the Black Country,...

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