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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. 13:34 - May 27 with 1440 viewsSwanseaman

It looks likely that he's been brought here to sort our finances, then to oversee the sale of our club?

Here is his record:

In 2002, he become Chief Executive of Chelsea, he led the £180 million sale to Roman Abramovich in 2003.

October 2003 he was appointed Chief Executive of Leeds United, overseeing the takeover by a local consortium.

June 2004 he become Chief Executive of Everton, with the task of overhauling the Merseyside club's finances. He resigned after a disagreement over strategy with the board and major shareholders.

In June 2007 he was appointed the Chief Executive of Derby County, only 4 months later he was released believed to have been due to disagreements with the manager Billy Davies.

He was appointed Chief exec at Sheffield United in Jan 2010, they were relegated to League One 2011. he left soon after.

Late 2011, he undertook the role of Administrator at financially troubled Portsmouth, he led the club to a sale to the Pompey Supporters' Trust.

Birch had another role as Administrator of Heart of Midlothian in 2013, he lead the sale of the club, to a takeover from Bidco (1874) Limited on 12 May 2014.

Late 2015 he undertook an advisory role at Bolton Wanderers which finished in March 2016 with the sale of the club.

In March 2017 he joined Portsmouth and led negotiations with Mike Eisner and his investment vehicle Tornante regarding the takeover of the club.

18 March 2019 he became chairman of Swansea City

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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 13:41 - May 27 with 1395 viewsThrasher6

Well he never stays long at a club, but that is what he is about. He is a firefighter and when he gets things back on an even keel, a buyer can be found...with the knowledge that everything is transparent and in front of the buyers. He has a good reputation and buyers would feel relative safe from being shafted...

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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 13:44 - May 27 with 1372 viewsRiscaJack

Hope so personally.

JENKINS OUT

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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 13:45 - May 27 with 1361 viewsSwanDownUnder

No way?!!
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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 13:45 - May 27 with 1360 viewsPentyrchJack

...and in May 2019 he could appoint Micky Mellon as manager of Swansea City FC. Put up a statue for the great man!

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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 11:42 - Jun 13 with 908 viewsAlfieMooresSon

Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 13:45 - May 27 by PentyrchJack

...and in May 2019 he could appoint Micky Mellon as manager of Swansea City FC. Put up a statue for the great man!


What a shit record, falls out with them or sells them, we're doomed!
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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 11:48 - Jun 13 with 859 viewsBadlands

Don't want the Americans
Don't want Birch
Don't want to sell
Don't want, don't want, don't want.

Do you want a club at all?

No one will buy Swansea City:-
1) for anywhere near what the American consortium have spent so far.
2) while we have the Trust owning 21% but doing nothing but whining.
3) we are not profitable.

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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 12:15 - Jun 13 with 789 viewsgadgetuk

Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 11:48 - Jun 13 by Badlands

Don't want the Americans
Don't want Birch
Don't want to sell
Don't want, don't want, don't want.

Do you want a club at all?

No one will buy Swansea City:-
1) for anywhere near what the American consortium have spent so far.
2) while we have the Trust owning 21% but doing nothing but whining.
3) we are not profitable.


Whilst I support the idea of the trust, in my opinion it is the main barrier to investment.

The owners can't just throw millions at the club as that would breach financial fair play rules. The only way to put money in is through investment which would mean the issuing of new shares. Doing this would dilute the trust's holding.

Similarly, anyone looking to buy the club would be in the same situation.

Given where we are, I would rather see the trust shares sold at a fair valuation, then the owners can then either invest or sell it on. This limbo state is the worst of all worlds
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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 12:24 - Jun 13 with 759 viewsLeonWasGod

When Birch was appointed, there was a statement saying he wasn't coming here to take up his normal role. It was made clear he was taking up a 'normal' DoF role.

Of course, that could well change. At what point will it become clear to the Americans that we're only a loss-making club now, and they decide to bail? Or maybe we'll buck the odds and be one of the few (only?) clubs to get promoted from this league without relying on owner finance covering debt. Unlikely, but who knows.
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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 12:24 - Jun 13 with 759 viewsAlfieMooresSon

Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 11:48 - Jun 13 by Badlands

Don't want the Americans
Don't want Birch
Don't want to sell
Don't want, don't want, don't want.

Do you want a club at all?

No one will buy Swansea City:-
1) for anywhere near what the American consortium have spent so far.
2) while we have the Trust owning 21% but doing nothing but whining.
3) we are not profitable.


But apart from that, we are a steal for a Russian Trillionaire!
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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 12:26 - Jun 13 with 750 viewsSwanjaxs

Get on with it then! Sooner the 27 fack off the better...

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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 12:27 - Jun 13 with 749 viewsSwanseaman

Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 11:48 - Jun 13 by Badlands

Don't want the Americans
Don't want Birch
Don't want to sell
Don't want, don't want, don't want.

Do you want a club at all?

No one will buy Swansea City:-
1) for anywhere near what the American consortium have spent so far.
2) while we have the Trust owning 21% but doing nothing but whining.
3) we are not profitable.


Yanks out I say

And keep Birch Curtis and Britton running the club, with new owners who have some money to invest

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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 12:35 - Jun 13 with 710 viewsmagicdaps10

Of course he is here with an eye on selling the club.

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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 12:42 - Jun 13 with 671 viewsSwanseaman

Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 12:24 - Jun 13 by LeonWasGod

When Birch was appointed, there was a statement saying he wasn't coming here to take up his normal role. It was made clear he was taking up a 'normal' DoF role.

Of course, that could well change. At what point will it become clear to the Americans that we're only a loss-making club now, and they decide to bail? Or maybe we'll buck the odds and be one of the few (only?) clubs to get promoted from this league without relying on owner finance covering debt. Unlikely, but who knows.


Exactly, they are an investment consortium, the swans has been a bad investment so far, and it's also a risky one because of the relegation systems. It looks like they want out to me and it makes sense from their point of view.

On the other hand, they may actually be trying to clear our financial problems and aim to get back in the premier by building a talented young squad.

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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 12:43 - Jun 13 with 658 viewsKGriz16

What a scoop, I say - are you a journalist?
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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 12:53 - Jun 13 with 635 viewsBadlands

Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 12:27 - Jun 13 by Swanseaman

Yanks out I say

And keep Birch Curtis and Britton running the club, with new owners who have some money to invest


What new owners?
We could must only one seriously interested group when we were finishing 8th in the Premier League.
Perhaps we could be like Cardiff with their owner who is bankrolling the club with loans or likewise Fulham and their $Billionaire owner. And be in the Championship AND owning 10s of £millions.
Unless you know of the Swansea equivalent of Dean Hoyle or can muster up a backstory for the club to rival Leicester or Everton we are not going to be sold to some sugar daddy owner or as a peacock project.

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Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 12:59 - Jun 13 with 609 viewsSwanseaman

Trevor Birch expertise is to sell clubs on. on 12:53 - Jun 13 by Badlands

What new owners?
We could must only one seriously interested group when we were finishing 8th in the Premier League.
Perhaps we could be like Cardiff with their owner who is bankrolling the club with loans or likewise Fulham and their $Billionaire owner. And be in the Championship AND owning 10s of £millions.
Unless you know of the Swansea equivalent of Dean Hoyle or can muster up a backstory for the club to rival Leicester or Everton we are not going to be sold to some sugar daddy owner or as a peacock project.


you sound like the secondcoming.

Do you think the yanks are ok, should we be happy to have them stay here.

was it jenkins who was to bad one and he corrupted them, are the yanks good

what is your opinion of the americans

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