Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

And Everyone Loves Each Other Again

And Everyone Loves Each Other Again

Well we can now take the barbed wire down and get back to the good old days when Blues fans and Villa fans shared a pint, gave each other gifts and generally had a good old time together after the two clubs reached an agreement for Alex McLeish`s compensation.

McLeish resigned as Blues boss after three-and-a-half-years at St Andrew's last month, following Birmingham's relegation from the Premier League, but no sooner had he put the pen down, he was talking of joining Villa and after much fuss, he eventually did.

Blues wanted compo for the two years he had left on his contract at St Andrews and were willing to take legal action against the neighbours. No win no fee and everything.

But now a joint statement issued on behalf of both clubs said: 'Birmingham City and Aston Villa can confirm that agreement has been reached between the parties ending the legal disputes surrounding Alex McLeish's departure.

'Aston Villa has agreed to pay Birmingham City an undisclosed figure following negotiations whereby the parties have agreed to bring to an end all disputes, including the further recruitment of Peter Grant and Dr Ian McGuinness by Aston Villa.'


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:Tuesday July 12 2011
Time: 12:22PM

Comments

0
We should all hold hands and dance around in a big circle. love and peace man.
Big Trev
12/07/2011 13:07:00
0
well at least blues ended up with decent manager. Can’t believe we even had to pay compo for him! You should have paid us as we did you a favour ;-)
bakero
12/07/2011 13:26:00
0
Was part of the agreement Sale or Return, just in case?
VillaBob
12/07/2011 13:33:00
0
we'll give you another 3 mill and AM if we can have Chris Hughton!
eltoro
12/07/2011 15:25:00
0
Might not be that bad people, I'd sooner have Hughton myself but you never know what Eck can do with a bit of cash behind him
Original Prankster
13/07/2011 13:29:00
0
For the record I think you now have by far the better manager out of the two. Things will unfold at Villa. Big mistake.
New York City Wolf
14/07/2011 02:36:00
0
well as a villan i really hope you get this carson thing sorted out , i for one dont want to see the blues go into recievership and i mean that
kevman
28/07/2011 21:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Opinion: Predicted line up Vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers

Vital Birmingham editor Tom Heslop discusses who he thinks will be in the team when Blues take on Wolves tomorrow evening

Officials - Wolves v Birmingham (24/2/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Birmingham City this Friday.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (22/2/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Key player Vs. Wolves

Luke Turner picks a key player for Friday's derby...

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)

Should Gianfranco Zola be sacked?
Suggested By: Rob Wildey
Yes 83%
No14%
Undecided3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 24 2017 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 3 2017 7:45PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.David Village51
2.WayCoolBlue50
3.Brooklyn29
4.Rob Wildey124
5.gazal15
6.WhoRya10
7.Plynch6
8.Chrisblues5
9.BCFCFAN3
10.GreatDane3
Vital Football Comment