One of the aims of Blues Trust is to help develop a constructive relationship between our club and its supporters. We would like to have open two-way communication between the fans and those who own and manage the club. This is a lot easier to say than to do. There are so many...Read More
The meeting was chaired and led by Mr Roger Lloyd, Company Secretary of Birmingham City Football Club plc who was the only Club representative present. There were between 25 and 30 shareholders present. Mr Lloyd advised that 3147 shareholders had been invited to the meeting....Read More
Blues Collective has asked Blues Trust to dissociate itself from comments made by one of its members on on-line forums. I have looked at the thread ‘Blues Collective vs Blues Trust’ on the Small Heath Alliance Forum and can confirm that the views expressed there are the...Read More
One of our readers, Daniel Pentland, is a charity sports writer for Prostate Cancer UK and has been tasked with organising a ‘Shirt 2 Work’ day to help raise awareness of Prostate Cancer and raise funds for the charity. On Friday 7 August 2015 with the new Football...Read More
Birmingham City lost an important member of its staff when Sarah Gould left. She was both Customer Services Manger and Supporter Liaison Officer (SLO), two crucial roles. The SLO role is relatively new in British football. UEFA Club Licensing and Fair Play regulations required...Read More
The Trust has updated its Mission Statement following feedback from members. You can read the new Mission Statement here.
Members we spoke to were generally supportive of the high level objectives set out in the new Mission Statement…but they also wanted to know how we plan to achieve these aims. The Trust intends to add further pages to the web-site setting this out in more detail.
If you have any comments on the Mission Statement or what you think the Trust should be doing, please contact us at email@example.comRead More
It was announced yesterday that Les Scadding, a Eurolottery winner who has invested £1.25 million into Newport County, has agreed to transfer his shares to the Newport County Supporters Trust (NCST). After a transition period the Supporters Trust will take over the running of the club and Newport County will become entirely owned by fans/supporters. The NCST believe that this is the best way to secure the long-term future of the club.
What message can Blues fans take from this?Read More
A Trust often only becomes visible to fans when their club is in crisis. A recent example of this is at Blackpool. The on-going saga of dissatisfaction with the owners has now culminated in the Blackpool trust bidding to buy the club http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33441312
This weekend, the Annual Meeting of Supporters Direct and the Football Supporters Federation takes place in Manchester on 17th-19th of July.Read More
The Blues Trust understands that a General Meeting of Birmingham City PLC has been scheduled for Tuesday 11th August 2015 at St Andrew’s. The meeting, called at the request of Birmingham International Holdings Limited (BIHL), will be held to consider and, if thought fit, to pass the following resolution:Read More
One of our members, Ray Tomkinson, still owns some shares in Birmingham City PLC and would like to receive more information from the company. He is trying to contact other shareholders who might be interested in a joint approach. He is sending letters to some shareholders but there are more than 3,000 of them and he can’t contact them all. If you still own some shares in the club or know someone that does, click here to read Ray’s letter.Read More