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Carson Yeung resigns as Birmingham City president, director

Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung resigns as president and director of Birmingham City.

Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung has resigned as president and director of Birmingham City.

The 53-year-old steps down after leaving his role as a director of the Championship club's parent company Birmingham International Holdings Limited. He will be replaced by Cheung Shing.

Yeung is currently on trial in Hong Kong over allegations of money laundering, charges which he denies.

The controversial figure completed his takeover of Birmingham in 2009.

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