UK time is: 01:55:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

McLeish Stays, But He Must Deliver Straight Away

Birmingham City have confirmed Alex McLeish's job is safe for now, but he MUST steer the club back up to the Premier League straight away.

McLeish suffered another relegation with Blues at the weekend, they couldn`t manage the win at Tottenham, but it was really all over long before that game kicked off.

Relegation triggered all sorts of rumours about McLeish, some saying that he was on his way to West Ham to join up with ex-owners of Birmingham David Gold and David Sullivan.

However, Blues have released a statement to clarify McLeish's situation.

Peter Pannu told the club's official website: 'The board regrets yesterday's result and subsequent relegation and feels that supporters, who have continued to back us magnificently, have been let down.

'The club can confirm that manager Alex McLeish's job is safe but that the board will expect him to lead the side back to the Barclays Premier League in the 2011/12 season.

'The board will take stock of what went wrong this season despite Carson Yeung's promised injection of £40million in funds - not £80m as the media wrongly assumed - and will closely discuss and implement appropriate procedures to ensure a speedy return to the top flight.

'Finally a word for our terrific supporters, who are no doubt feeling the pain today like everyone else connected with the club.

'We thank you for your tremendous backing - something we are confident we will still have moving forward as we embark on looking to make an immediate return to the Barclays Premier League.'




JOIN US ON...http://www.facebookloginhut.com/facebook-login/

FOLLOW ON...http://www.facebookloginhut.com/facebook-login/




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Foxxy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday May 23 2011

Time: 1:04PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
something to make u feel better: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu_bYcnnXSY&feature=related
Avillian136
Report Abuse
23/05/2011 13:59:00

This is great news :D hahaha
Valiant Villan™
Report Abuse
23/05/2011 16:41:00

Time for McLeish to deliver alright. I'll have a large doner in a naan please Alex, extra chilli. If it's still hot when u get here, will bung you an extra quid.
onlyteaminthemids
Report Abuse
23/05/2011 17:10:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Defender Won't Make Brentford Game (Friday February 27 2015)

Reactions to Ipswich v Birmingham (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Davis: Result Matters the Most (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Rowett: Individual Errors Problem (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Stats: Ipswich Town v Birmingham City (Wednesday February 25 2015)

That Day in 2011 (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Preview: Ipswich Town v Birmingham City (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Stats: Brighton v Birmingham City (Sunday February 22 2015)

Preview: Brighton v Birmingham (Friday February 20 2015)

Archived Birmingham City Articles

List All Vital Birmingham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Leeds Utd 33 11 8 14 -8 41
15. Reading 33 11 7 15 -13 40
16. Charlton 33 8 15 10 -9 39
17. Birmingham 33 9 12 12 -12 39
18. Brighton 33 8 13 12 -4 37
19. Bolton 33 10 7 16 -12 37
20. Fulham 33 10 6 17 -14 36

Breaking League News

Kim Bo-kyung - Man Of The Match v Cardiff City
» Wigan : 27/02/2015 23:10:00
Early Team News - Blackpool v Latics
» Wigan : 27/02/2015 22:51:00
What The Bosses Say - Blackpool v Latics
» Wigan : 27/02/2015 22:26:00
LUFC Blackpool (a) - Ticket Information
» Leeds Utd : 27/02/2015 19:00:00
LUFC Can Leeds get back to winning ways?
» Leeds Utd : 27/02/2015 19:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Birmingham City v Brentford (Championship
Suggested By:  
Home win 34%
Draw 33%
Away win 33%