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  1. Birmingham fans cheer Carson Yeung's absence

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter Simpson Birmingham City soccer fans yesterday welcomed the decision by a Hong Kong court to block chairman Carson Yeung's return to the UK to attend to his financially troubled ... is or isn't in the directors' box,' said Andy Webb of the Small Heath Alliance- Birmingham City's original name- fan club. Yeung was hoping to attend the home match at St Andrews ...

  2. Yeung to help disabled people on mainland

    Posted Nov 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Carson Yeung Ka-sing, the former struggling hairstylist who rose to become the first Chinese owner of an English Premier League football team, has set up a mainland charity in the club's name. Through his Hong Kong-listed company Grandtop International Holdings, Yeung (left) has set up the Birmingham City Charity Fund and has pledged to donate 10 million yuan (HK$11.35 ...

  3. Step down, Blues fans tell Yeung

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter Simpson in Birmingham Angry Birmingham City fans are calling for embattled club president Carson Yeung Ka-sing to quit after making their team 'a laughing stock' by appointing his teenage son as a director of the troubled team. The surprise appointment yesterday of 18-year-old Ryan Yeung following Yeung Snr's arrest in Hong Kong this month on money ...

  4. How about investing in HK soccer clubs?

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong of English Premier League soccer, it is easy to imagine local tycoon Carson Yeung Ka-sing using it to explain his investment company's option to buy nearly a third of the Birmingham City club for GBP15 million (HK$234 million). In fact it is surprising that Mr Yeung is the first Hong Kong investor to buy into the Premier League, and that Asian investors generally have been ...

  5. Lesson in Liverpool's decline

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... The decline in fortunes of the Liverpool football team is a useful reminder of how important it is to change with the times, Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa said yesterday at a meeting with reporters. Mr Tung, a Liverpool fan, said they 'are no longer ...

  6. HK interests plan China flavour at Birmingham

    Posted Jul 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robin Pang Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung Ka-sing (pictured) said yesterday he hopes to recruit up to three Chinese players to play for newly promoted Premier League side Birmingham City, in which his company has a major stake. 'We are looking for one Hong Kong player and one or two mainland players,' said Yeung, executive director and chairman of the Grandtop ...

  7. Injured Macca to play role as a fan

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... to support his friend, Rangers chairman Carson Yeung Ka-shing. 'With the injuries I have got, I don't think I can play. I would have loved to have played in this game. Unfortunately, it can't happen,' he said. Yeung added: 'There's always a chance that Steve will return here and play in an exhibition match. 'He really wanted to play but he hurt his knee ...

  8. Team talk

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Grandtop International made a HK$234 million bid for a stake in English Premiership club Birmingham City. Would you want a firm in which you were a shareholder to spend money in this way? Write to us. ...

  9. Birmingham chance for HK players

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Ambitious Hong Kong soccer players will have the opportunity to train at English Premier League team Birmingham City, local businessman Carson Yeung Ka-sing, whose company Grandtop International is bidding for a major stake in the side, has promised. 'I love football very much and also want to see more opportunities for Hong Kong players,' said Mr Yeung ...

  10. Blues supporters want trust to give them a louder voice

    Posted Jul 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... China and Hong Kong. The more the better,' said supporter Daniel Ivery, who is setting up the trust. 'The aim of the Supporters Trust should not be to force Carson [Yeung Ka-sing, ... in the club,' Ivery said. Some supporters are calling for Yeung and the mainly Chinese board to quit following Yeung's arrest on money laundering charges and rising club debts. The plea ...




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