UK time is: 17:44:59
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

something to make u feel better: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu_bYcnnXSY&feature=related
Avillian136
This is great news :D hahaha
Valiant Villan™
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
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Rowett Would Sign Zigic (Saturday November 22 2014)

Novak Fighting for Start (Saturday November 22 2014)

What The Stats Say: Rotherham (Saturday November 22 2014)

Rotherham v Birmingham (Saturday November 22 2014)

Evans Downplays Rowett Influence (Friday November 21 2014)

Norwich Have Not Banned Homophobic Fans (Friday November 21 2014)

Video: Blues Focus Ep 13 (Friday November 21 2014)

Midfielder Joins Birmingham City (Friday November 21 2014)

Robinson: Everyone is Still Confident (Friday November 21 2014)

Archived Birmingham City Articles

List All Vital Birmingham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Millwall 17 4 6 7 -5 18
19. Rotherham 17 4 6 7 -9 18
20. Brighton 17 3 8 6 -3 17
21. Bolton 17 5 2 10 -7 17
22. Wigan 17 3 7 7 -4 16
23. Birmingham 17 3 7 7 -15 16
24. Blackpool 17 1 4 12 -18 7

Breaking League News

» Leeds Utd : 22/11/2014 17:30:00
» Brighton : 22/11/2014 17:28:00
» Millwall : 22/11/2014 17:21:00
Half Time: Blackpool 0-0 Bolton
» Blackpool : 22/11/2014 15:48:00
Adkins slams poor away form
» Reading : 22/11/2014 14:24:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Rotherham v Birmingham
Suggested By:  
Home win 16%
Draw 15%
Away win 69%