Blues managing director Brady is to undergo surgery on Monday which is expected to keep her away from her desk at St Andrews for a month.
Gold told PA Sport: "We are all shocked to hear Karren has to have an operation but she is the first lady of football and you don´t achieve that without being strong, determined and resolute.
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