17 Apr 2017
GIANFRANCO ZOLA OBE DEPARTS BIRMINGHAM CITY
Gianfranco Zola OBE has left Birmingham City after joining the club in December 2016.
A statement released via the club's official website said: "The manager has resigned his position.
"The futures of Gianfranco’s backroom team – Pierluigi Casiraghi, Gabriele Cioffi, Kevin Hitchcock, Andrea Caronti and Sebastiano Porcu – will be decided in due course.
"Birmingham City would like to place on record their thanks to Gianfranco for his efforts.
"The Club will seek to appoint a new manager within the next few days.
"No further comment will be made at this time.