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New start

Birmingham City fans greeted the arrival of new owners in 1993 and 2009 with hope and great expectations. David Sullivan and the Gold brothers were heroes when they rescued us from the receivers. Carson Yeung was welcomed when he talked of investing money in the club. Continue reading


I remember a protest on the Kop after Birmingham City’s loss to Portsmouth on February 1993.  The club was in the hands of the receivers following the financial collapse of the Kumars and the fans were getting impatient because it was taking a long time for it to be sold. Some of them stood on the Kop after the game and chanted, “Receivers out!”  I can remember thinking how illogical that was but how understandable.  The club was in a miserable state, the receivership had been dragging on for about three months and they wanted it to be over.  Continue reading