Some Birmingham City fans on social media have been reacting to the news that Xuandong Ren has stepped down as the club’s CEO.
Banners have been placed outside of the ground and flown over the stadium as fans turned on the CEO, and he’s finally stepped down from his role.
It’s fair to say that Ren wasn’t the most popular man in Birmingham, he led the club into financial turmoil that led to points deductions, and each year under his tenure the Blues have been in a relegation scrap.
Luckily, Birmingham have managed to avoid the drop for another year after what has to be described as remarkable work from Lee Bowyer, and now they may have a platform to build on.
Of course, it remains to be seen who replaces Ren, but it’s hard to believe that his successor will be able to do a worse job than he did.
Understandably, Birmingham fans were overjoyed with this news, and here’s what they’ve been saying on social media…
Love this news. Hope the board bring in somebody who knows what they are doing this time.
— RICHIE (@RichieLum4) May 11, 2021
Brilliant. What’s crucial now is who is appointed in role and how they go about fulfilling it. Opportunity for the owners to improve their relationship with the fans, if they take it.
— Andy (@Bluenose_Andy) May 11, 2021
Another great decision 👍 now please make the right decision in appointing someone who knows about football & has the whole club & fans at the heart
— Carol Brady MBE (@carolbradycpcm) May 11, 2021
I can’t believe it
— Kian Lennon (@lennonkian_) May 11, 2021
That’s fantastic news! 😀
— Only After Dark (@DavidWrightOAD) May 11, 2021
This has made my day 👏🏻
— Hickey (@JackHickeyy) May 11, 2021
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