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SBD Global/November 29, 2012/International Football
Birmingham City Owner's Money Laundering Trial Awarded Delay Until April
Published November 29, 2012
KEEPING A LOW PROFILE: The AFP's Aaron Tam wrote Yeung was "relatively unknown before his emergence in English football," and he "maintained a low profile" even after he took control of Birmingham in '09 in a £81M takeover from David Sullivan and David Gold, who are now co-owners of EPL club West Ham. Media reports "have described how Yeung made his first fortune on cheap stocks, then increased his earnings by co-founding Greek Mythology, a casino in Asian gambling haven Macau," in '04. Yeung "did not speak to journalists outside court after Wednesday's adjournment," apart from saying "don't chase me" (AFP, 11/28).