Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Mail On Sunday Apology

Mail On Sunday Apology

The Mail On Sunday have issued the following statement apologising to Bryan Robson and Steve Bruce for illegal payment allegations.

The statement was carried on the official site and is reproduced here.

'The Mail On Sunday issued the following apology on Sunday December 17 with regards to a story they ran earlier this year about Blues boss Steve Bruce...

'On September 24, 2006 we suggested that Bryan Robson and Steve Bruce may have been implicated in corruption within football and may have accepted illegal payments.

'We wish to make clear that any such suggestion is entirely without foundation. Mr Robson and Mr Bruce have always carried out their duties as managers with the utmost integrity and honesty. We apologise to them for the distress and embarrassment caused by the article.'

As far as I can see, neither the club nor Steve have commented further in light of this apology and retraction.


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

Writer:
Date:Wednesday December 20 2006
Time: 5:10PM

Comments

0
Forget the money are they after compo?
SeasideEssexXile
20/12/2006 18:00:00
0
they will probably sue.
red_gilly
31/12/2006 12:32:00
0
I haven't been around much because of Xmas but I haven't heard any rumblings of any action being taken, either by Blues/Bruce or Albion/Robson. I suppose no action will be taken, if planned, until the FA investigation is completed thoroughly though.
Blackeye
31/12/2006 17:57:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Who's Had The Most Shots?

Sask's stats about who has had the most shots in the league.

Why Our Youth Set-Up Is Great

Sask's view on the youth set-up at Birmingham City.

Will the Rowett rumours start again after Paul Clement exit?

Tom Heslop has his say on what Blues fans could expect over the new few weeks

Former Blues loanee set for Championship return

Ex-Birmingham City loanee Lloyd Dyer is reportedly set for a return to the Sky Bet Championship with Ipswich Town

Archived Vital Birmingham Articles

Vital Birmingham articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Heslop
Profile
Christopher Handy
Profile
Saskia Bowes
Profile
Rob Wildey
Profile
Luke Turner
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where do we need to strengthen in the emergency loan window?
Suggested By: Tom Heslop
In goal1%
In defence41%
In midfield8%
In attack50%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
2 Middlesbrough 28 17 5 6 56 23
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
21 MK Dons 29 7 6 16 27 -18
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Bolton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 3 2016 7:45PM : Hull City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.WayCoolBlue9
2.BcfcTom5
3.David Village4
4.Rob Wildey3
5.Moshen3
6.LukeTurner2