Featured Matches
Previous
Brazil
Netherlands
ESPN, ESPN3 Jul 12, 2014 8:00 PM GMT
Match 63
Game Details
Germany
Argentina
ABC, ESPN3 Jul 13, 2014 7:00 PM GMT
Match 64
Game Details
PFC Litex Lovech
FC Veris
3
0
FT
Leg 2. Aggregate: 3 - 0
Game Details
Aalesund
Molde
0
1
FT
Game Details
Athlone Town FC
Limerick FC
3
0
FT
Game Details
Drogheda Utd
Cork
0
1
FT
Game Details
Bohemians
St Patricks
1
1
FT
Game Details
San Jose
DC United
3:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Unión Comercio
Inti Gas Deportes
0
1
FT
Game Details
Melgar
León de Huánuco
12:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Olmedo
Club Deportivo Cuenca
12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Liga de Loja
Mushuc Runa
12:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Houston Dash
Boston Breakers
1:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Next
 Posted by ESPN Staff
Nov, 15, 2007

McSheffrey makes Bruce plea

Birmingham winger Gary McSheffrey has called for the club to end the uncertainty over manager Steve Bruce by making a decision on his future as soon as possible.

Wigan approached Blues yesterday for permission to speak to the former Manchester United defender with a view to filling the vacancy at the JJB created by the sacking of Chris Hutchings last week.

The Latics are yet to receive an answer but it is understood Bruce, whose future at St Andrews remains unsure with the proposed takeover of Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung still in the balance, is interested in speaking to Birmingham's Premier League rivals.

Fortunately the international break means there has not been huge disruption to Birmingham's Premier League campaign but McSheffrey is concerned the longer the speculation continues the more it will affect the club.

'These are the things as a footballer you expect. You can never be surprised in this game,' said the 25-year-old.

'There is some uncertainty over the future and we want it resolved as soon as possible.'

McSheffrey has backed the board to make the right decision but admitted Birmingham without Bruce - who has been at the club for six years and has turned down previous approaches from Newcastle and Bolton - would be a difficult prospect to consider.

'We want to be as one so we would be disappointed to lose the manager,' the £4million summer 2006 signing from Coventry told Sky Sports News.

'He (Bruce) has brought a lot of the players here and has done well. He is a big part of Birmingham City and has turned the club around, getting us into the Premier League.

'The current uncertainty is disappointing but I'm sure one way or another the club will go forward and the chairman and the board will make the right decision for the club.'

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.