Birmingham City - First Visit After 13 Years
UK time is: 13:35:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

First Visit After 13 Years

I can't believe this! A report in the Mail, by Colin Tattum, says that co-owner David Sullivan visited the Blues Wast Hills training group for the first time in his 13 years at the club?

13 years and he's not been to the training ground? THIRTEEN YEARS?

Gold, who took his kids with him, told the Mail: 'It was an enjoyable day there. I was quite impressed by what went on, there's a very professional set-up.'

'The manager, players and coaches were all very focused and everyone was very fit. If it wasn't for the distance from where I live I'd be there twice a week, but the travelling kills you. I don't think me going to the training ground had any impact, I'm not deluding myself that my presence got more out of people or keeps them on their toes.'

He says he wasn't checking up, explaining 'It was more educational for me, and it was a chance to take the boys to watch the team train. Mikael Forssell showed them a few tricks, which they loved.'

He has also given the squad some great ammunition to take the mickey out of David Dunn as he said the player 'looked fantastic, like a little Gladiator.'

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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday July 28 2006

Time: 1:16PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
There are probably some managers out there who are quite envious of an owner who stays away.
Report Abuse
29/07/2006 12:37:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Birmingham City Articles

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
1. Brighton 10 6 4 0 6 22
2. Middlesbrough 10 6 2 2 10 20
3. Reading 10 5 3 2 9 18
4. Birmingham 10 5 3 2 6 18
5. Hull City 10 5 3 2 6 18
6. Burnley 10 5 3 2 3 18
7. Derby County 10 4 5 1 5 17

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Millwall take Saville
Wolves : 07/10/2015 09:57:00
RUFC - Reserve Lose In Cup
Rotherham : 07/10/2015 09:14:00
Rotherham United Nostalgia Society
Rotherham : 07/10/2015 08:48:01
LUFC On This Day - October 7th
Leeds Utd : 07/10/2015 07:11:01
RUFC - Walsall Say 'No' To Millers?
Rotherham : 06/10/2015 23:25:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Birmingham City Make The Play-Offs?
Suggested By:  Sask
Yes 46%
No 54%