Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Pannu Angry At Quitter McLeish

Pannu Angry At Quitter McLeish

While many Blues fans are dancing in the street after the news that Alex McLeish has moved on, acting chairman Peter Pannu is not quite so happy and he has criticised the Scot for quitting Birmingham.

McLeish quit as manager in an email sent yesterday to Pannu, which seems a bit fishy after agreeing deals for Marlon King, Chris Burke and Morgaro Gomis. Pannu was expecting McLeish to stay on at St Andrews and fight to get Blues back into the top flight at the end of next season.

Straight after the news about McLeish leaving broke, he was linked with the vacant manager`s job across the City at Aston Villa, which would be very funny if it was to happen. Vile fans are not happy to say the least about that news.

Pannu said in the Daily Express: 'I have just bought him [McLeish] three players of his choice.

'Having secured him the fourth one, Koevermans, I get an email on Sunday. It speaks volumes.

'We spent £40million, supported McLeish all the way, and what we get is a relegation and a snub when Carson gave him unwavering support.'


McLeish had two years left on his Birmingham contract, and the club will almost certainly be seeking compensation should he mysteriously walk straight into another job.

Pannu added: 'He is still our contracted staff and Birmingham City FC does not grant him any right to speak to any outsiders until the matter is resolved. I'll be meeting my legal team tomorrow. It's about time discipline is instilled into this game and I am not a person who gets pushed about.'

Subscribe to RSS headline updates from:
Powered by FeedBurner



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

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



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

Writer:Foxxy
Date:Monday June 13 2011
Time: 11:18AM

Comments

0
Steve Cotterill? What the hell?? On Sky sports it states he's the first name linked with the blues. If this is true League 1 beckons...
Massa
13/06/2011 11:51:00
0
You do Steve Cotterill a huge injustice 'Massa' he's done great at Pompey considering the crap he has had to deal with down here.. that said he won't join the blues it's no more than a betting scam.. evens this morning .. he'll be out to 10-1 by this time tomorrow.. you wait and see.. Wish you luck with whoever you get .. but be careful if Alex Mc goes to Villa .. he might just come back again .. it has been known to happen.. a la Redknob from Pompey to Saints... and back again.. it's bitter pill..
Chix
13/06/2011 19:14:00
0
According to Sky Sports, Chris Hughton wants to become the next Blues Boss. I hope so..
Mr Parker
13/06/2011 19:51:00
0
Unfortunately it aint up to him, but yeah out off whats been touted so far I would like to see him or matteo as the new man . Both play decent football and both know the division
JJ McDuff
13/06/2011 19:53:00
0
Pannu JOKE....end of!!
bentonm
14/06/2011 11:43:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Opinion: Ryan Shotton deal is a great piece of business

Tom Heslop, Vital Birmingham editor, has his say on the news that Ryan Shotton is close to signing for Birmingham City

Ex-Blues loanee admits he'll be 'looking for a new club'

Northern Ireland international Kyle Lafferty has accepted that it is now time to move onto pastures new

Rowett Steps-Up Recruitment Plans

The search for new players is set to intensify as Gary Rowett and his scouting team step-up their summer recruitment plans

Under 21's striker moves to League Two side

Birmingham City have agreed to the sale of Denny Johnstone to League Two side Colchester United

Archived Vital Birmingham Articles

Vital Birmingham articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Heslop
Editor email
Profile
Christopher Handy
no email
Profile
Saskia Bowes
no email
Profile
Rob Wildey
no email
Profile
Luke Turner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where do we need to strengthen in the emergency loan window?
Suggested By: Tom Heslop
In goal4%
In defence21%
In midfield6%
In attack69%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.WayCoolBlue57
2.BcfcTom40
3.sotv198412
4.Rob Wildey12
5.David Village5
6.Sask3
7.Le Hane1
8.rob_wildey1
9.Mark Jones11
10.Linda Anne Goodman1