Tony Mowbray resigned as Birmingham City Club after surgery

Tony Mowbray resigned

Tony Mowbray resigned as Birmingham City Club after surgery

English football manager Tony Mowbray resigned as manager of Birmingham City Football Club after his major surgery. He resigned to focus on his health as he underwent surgery for his thigh injury in February 2024.

Tony is a sixty-year-old man who has been unwell since February. Hence, he notified the team that he would resign immediately to facilitate player’s preparations for the new League One Season (English football season -EFL). One League season is going to start in August 2024.

Co-founder of Birmingham City, Tom Wagner, expressed sadness on the reign of Tony. He stated they are disappointed that Tony Mowbray has resigned. He will not be coming back to lead the team forward. However, they respect his decision to put his health and family first. 

Tom stated Tony now wishes to focus on full recovery from his tight surgery and spending time with his family. Tony showed exceptional leadership qualities and a work ethic that inspired everyone around him in a short time at Birmingham. He is an incredible person. Birmingham Club will always be happy to have him. 

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Meanwhile, Birmingham City CEO Garry Cook said it is unfortunate to lose the incredibly knowledgeable and well-respected manager of Sunderland, Albion, Middlesbrough, and other famous football clubs. 

Garry also expressed gratitude to Tony Mowbray for making such a significant decision so quickly for the sake of Birmingham players. He also said they have been looking forward to his comeback of Tony and carrying on the fantastic work; which he started earlier this year. 

Tony assumed charge as manager of Birmingham City Club after Wayne Rooney in January 2024. The club won four of his eight games under Tony’s leadership. However, he temporarily resigned in February due to his thigh injury.

Upon continual health deterioration, Tony took a complete medical leave of absence in March 2024. After that, Gary Rowett assumed charge as the interim manager of the Birmingham Club. Meanwhile, Tony’s assistant manager, Mark Venus, also resigned.

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