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Last updated : 27 September 2009 By Brian Cartlidge

The Independent:

Lee turns out lights on Blues' departing dynasty .....

The Birmingham president, David Sullivan, had said before this game that the club's relinquishing owners would not make a great fuss about their departure after 16 years in control. He kept to his word, and was the only member of the club's outgoing quartet - the brothers David and Ralph Gold and managing director Karren Brady being the others - who attended what is likely to be the final game at St Andrew's before Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung completes an £88 million takeover early next month which has already been approved by the Premier League. View Full Report

The Guardian:

Bolton super-sub Lee gives lacklustre Birmingham the blues .......

David Sullivan, watching his final game as Birmingham City co-chairman, spent much of last week encouraging fans to remember the good times. But they must have seemed distant after a frustrating afternoon for Alex McLeish's side, with Lee Chung-yong's first goal for Bolton four minutes from time rescuing the South Korean's afternoon and consigning City to a second home defeat of the season.
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The Telegraph:

Birmingham City 1 Bolton Wanderers 2....

Birmingham fans, who are just getting accustomed to Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung's imminent takeover of their club, watched aghast as another raider from the Far East, South Korean substitute Chung-Yong Lee, spoiled co-owner David Sullivan's send-off with a late winner.
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The Times:

Chung-Yong Lee steals points for Bolton late on ....

It felt oddly appropriate that David Sullivan and Karren Brady's last home game in control of Birmingham City — if so it should prove — ended in narrow and arguably undeserved defeat.
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