Birmingham City F.C.

Carson Yeung's Birmingham City reject takeover bid

Carson Yeung appears at court on money laundering charges.

Officials of Birmingham City have ridiculed a bid from an Italian consortium to buy the English soccer club from troubled Hong Kong tycoon Carson Yeung Ka-sing.

Sunday, 16 September, 2012, 3:00am

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13 May 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Carson Yeung claims bank allowed delayed payment

29 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Birmingham fans cheer Carson Yeung's absence

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 English Championship League club.

Supporters said his presence at last night's crunch European game against Portuguese side Braga would have overshadowed an important date in the club's history.

16 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Carson Yeung cleared to fly to Britain

Tycoon Carson Yeung Ka-sing has been permitted to fly to Britain for four days next month to manage his troubled English League Championship soccer club Birmingham City after his cash bail was doubled from HK$4 million to HK$8 million.

31 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Carson Yeung refused permission to travel to UK

Hong Kong tycoon Carson Yeung Ka-sing, the owner of English League Championship soccer club Birmingham City, was yesterday refused permission to travel to Britain to deal with club affairs. Yeung, facing charges of money laundering, asked a court to lift a bail condition imposed earlier that required him to surrender travel documents.

12 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Blues supporters want trust to give them a louder voice

Birmingham City supporters in Hong Kong and mainland China are being urged join a supporters trust to help save the troubled club from a financial meltdown.

The trust is being set up to stop a split among angry Blues fans and ensure a louder voice is officially heard on the Hong Kong-based board of directors.

31 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Club warns of fire sale of players

Acting Birmingham City chief Peter Pannu has warned fans in England that the axe is about to fall on the already depleted squad.

28 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Step down, Blues fans tell Yeung

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.

20 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Police charge Carson Yeung

Hong Kong tycoon Carson Yeung Ka-sing (pictured), the owner of English Premier League football club Birmingham City, has been arrested and charged with money laundering.

30 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

McLeish cools expectations as Blues warm up

Birmingham City will not set any grandiose targets in the new season despite enjoying their best finish in the top-flight for more than 50 years.

The English Premier League side arrived in Hong Kong yesterday for an invitation match against a Hong Kong League XI on Sunday. They will leave for matches in Beijing and Shenyang after their appearance at Hong Kong Stadium.

16 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

You Bet

The top form teams in the English Premier League clash tonight when Birmingham host Manchester United in an intriguing late kick-off. It is rare enough for Birmingham to be at the head of the eight-match form table, but even more unusually this match heralds the start of a month that is likely to see them outspend their illustrious visitors in the transfer market.

9 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Blues deal still on track, says Yeung's spokesman

Sammy Yu Wai-ying, the man helping Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung Ka-sing's bid to complete a takeover of Birmingham City, last night urged the Premier League club's board to keep a cool head as a deadline to close the deal enters its final weeks.

3 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Team talk

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.

30 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

The man behind Birmingham bid

After weeks of speculation in Hong Kong and Britain, the identity of the mystery bidder for football club Birmingham City has finally been revealed.

The team's owners have offered Carson Yeung Ka-sing's newly acquired Grandtop International Holdings the chance to buy up to 29.9 per cent of the club for HK$234 million.

The only question now: who is Carson Yeung?

29 Jun 2007 - 12:00am