Birmingham City - Sullivan Promises Big Spend
UK time is: 03:35:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sullivan Promises Big Spend

David Sullivan has taken to the airwaves again, well press columns, but this time he's promising that Blues will spend big if we gain promotion.

Our controversial co-owner has said Blues will 'throw big money around' if we regain our Premiership status and that the club 'have the capacity to sign four or five players on huge wages'.

Sounds good doesn't it, but if we have that kind of money floating around or the capacity to spend like that why is Sullivan always crying to the press about the fans, and why a good few weeks ago did Gold say on the official site that incomings and outgoings always stay the same regardless of what happens?

Where is this extra money coming from?

Speaking to the Evening Mail, Sullivan said:

'If we go up then we can still throw some big money around. There's a big pie that we will be getting a slice of.

'We're also not carrying any baggage from previous years. We have very few high earners. That means we have the capacity to sign four or five players on huge wages - and maybe for huge transfer fees. We would look to do that.

'There would be a mixture. We also want good young players from the Championship who we think can make the jump. You're then investing in good young British players for the future and that might also help the national team.

'It would also help the club long-term. If we spent the money wisely and luckily - and there's a lot of luck involved - we could be very competitive. In the summer, we will aggressively acquire a group of young players we hope will be the future of Birmingham City.'











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:Monday February 19 2007

Time: 2:31PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Did he get that coat in the photograph from the Army and Navy stores?
col8
Report Abuse
22/02/2007 08:55:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Cardiff Target Blues Winger (Saturday July 4 2015)

Birmingham Not Hunting a Defender (Saturday July 4 2015)

Mark Duffy joins Burton Albion (Friday July 3 2015)

Two More Signings (Friday July 3 2015)

My Blues Dream Team (Thursday July 2 2015)

My Thoughts on Tomasz Kuszczak (Thursday July 2 2015)

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. Birmingham 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Blackburn 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Bolton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Brentford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Brighton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Bristol City 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Burnley 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Ince Out, So Whittingham In?
Hull City : 04/07/2015 15:47:01
Ince Delighted With Derby Return
Derby County : 04/07/2015 15:39:01
Revell - We'll Certainly Be Fit
Cardiff : 04/07/2015 15:24:00
Vossen Deal Close?
Burnley : 04/07/2015 15:08:00
Hughton - More Signings Planned
Brighton : 04/07/2015 14:53:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Birmingham ready for the upcoming season?
Suggested By:  
Yes 19%
I don't know 3%
No 78%