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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Blues accuse Villa

AP

Birmingham, England — Birmingham accused Aston Villa of trying to "tap up" its former manager after the crosstown rival said Tuesday it will interview Alex McLeish about its vacant coaching position.

Birmingham issued a statement saying it will lodge a formal complaint against Villa for what it called "a contempt of Premier League and F.A. rules" and said Villa's behavior could "set a very bad precedent."



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