Alex McLeish

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HITC Sport
Blackburn Rovers manager betting update: Ex-MLS and Scottish Premiership bosses featureat Ewood Park over the past few weeks. Bookies SkyBet have now placed ex-Bolto
Blackburn Rovers manager betting update: Ex-MLS and Scottish Premiership bosses feature
HITC Sport / Posted 10 hours ago
at Ewood Park over the past few weeks. Bookies SkyBet have now placed ex-Bolton boss Owen Coyle and former Rangers manager Alex McLeish as the two favourites for the hotseat at Blackburn. Coyle recently left United States based side Houston Dynamo... Read more
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birminghammail
West Brom captain looking for a World Cup campaignhas faced during his career. The forthcoming cap will see Fletcher lie behind
West Brom captain looking for a World Cup campaign
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
has faced during his career. The forthcoming cap will see Fletcher lie behind only Kenny Dalglish, Jim Leighton, Alex McLeish and Paul McStay in the decorated list. Darren Fletcher of West Bromwich Albion and Sheyi Ojo of... Read more
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Scotsman
Darren Fletcher won’t give up on Scotland without a fightwe’ve had. We have had different squads over the years. Going back to the time
Darren Fletcher won’t give up on Scotland without a fight
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
we’ve had. We have had different squads over the years. Going back to the time we nearly qualified under Walter [Smith] and Alex [McLeish] we were strong, really physical with a sprinkling of quality with Faddy [James McFadden] in advanced areas.... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa blog: The WORST Villa players throughout the Premier League erafor a goal! What arrived was a massive anti-climax having cost little over £10m
Aston Villa blog: The WORST Villa players throughout the Premier League era
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
for a goal! What arrived was a massive anti-climax having cost little over £10m. He was not helped by the dour football of Alex McLeish. He could hardly utilise his expertise in a team playing route one football. Aston Villa's Charles N'Zogbia is... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
The Next Possible Please having a relegation on his CV. Davies was later linked with the managerial pos
The Next Possible Please
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 4 days ago
having a relegation on his CV. Davies was later linked with the managerial position of the Scottish national team after Alex McLeish stepped down to take charge of Birmingham City. Davies would eventually withdraw interest from the post.... Read more
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Nottingham Post
What's your favourite Forest shirt of the last 20 years?after the Reds produced their best performance of the season, beating Leeds 4-2
What's your favourite Forest shirt of the last 20 years?
Nottingham Post / Posted 4 days ago
after the Reds produced their best performance of the season, beating Leeds 4-2 at the City Ground. During that season, Alex McLeish spent time in charge before the return of Glaswegian Davies. Forest ended up finishing eighth in the league. A... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
SO! What Does Aston Villa Need From The Takeover??and a vision of better football, he wasn`t well enough to continue, then we jum
SO! What Does Aston Villa Need From The Takeover??
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 5 days ago
and a vision of better football, he wasn`t well enough to continue, then we jumped totally style and culture wise to poor Alex McLeish (never the right fit, lovely guy though). Then Lambert sold the vision of buying cheap and converting plus using... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Gordon Strachan: Scotland needs more players in the Champions League if we are to get to a World Cupnext season would help them because if I have players playing in Europe then it
Gordon Strachan: Scotland needs more players in the Champions League if we are to get to a World Cup
EveningTimes Online / Posted 6 days ago
next season would help them because if I have players playing in Europe then it helps us. “When I was at Celtic, and Alex McLeish and then Walter Smith were at Rangers, I think we had eleven Scots who played in Europe and the national side.... Read more
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heraldscotland
Gordon Strachan: Scotland needs more players in the Champions League if we are to get to a World Cupnext season would help them because if I have players playing in Europe then it
Gordon Strachan: Scotland needs more players in the Champions League if we are to get to a World Cup
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
next season would help them because if I have players playing in Europe then it helps us. “When I was at Celtic, and Alex McLeish and then Walter Smith were at Rangers, I think we had eleven Scots who played in Europe and the national side.... Read more
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heraldscotland
Gordon Strachan: Sunshine on Leith made me bubbleand Hibs had been in their games this year, I thought it would be really close.
Gordon Strachan: Sunshine on Leith made me bubble
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
and Hibs had been in their games this year, I thought it would be really close. It was really good to watch, plenty for Alex McLeish and myself to talk about on TV. As a matter of fact, there’s a lot of things we couldn’t squeeze in because the... Read more
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Scotsman
Hibs win brings old emotions back for Scotland boss Strachanlung cancer in May 2011. Strachan was working as an analyst for Sky Sports at
Hibs win brings old emotions back for Scotland boss Strachan
Scotsman / Posted 7 days ago
lung cancer in May 2011. Strachan was working as an analyst for Sky Sports at Hampden, alongside former Aberdeen team-mate Alex McLeish. He was saddened by the chaotic scenes at the end. “Of course players should be protected,” said the Scotland... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Gordon Strachan: I haven't been a Hibs fans for years but Sunshine on Leith made me bubbleand Hibs had been in their games this year, I thought it would be really close.
Gordon Strachan: I haven't been a Hibs fans for years but Sunshine on Leith made me bubble
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
and Hibs had been in their games this year, I thought it would be really close. It was really good to watch, plenty for Alex McLeish and myself to talk about on TV. As a matter of fact, there’s a lot of things we couldn’t squeeze in because the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Gordon Strachan: I haven't been a Hibs fans for years but Sunshine on Leith made me bubbleand Hibs had been in their games this year, I thought it would be really close.
Gordon Strachan: I haven't been a Hibs fans for years but Sunshine on Leith made me bubble
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
and Hibs had been in their games this year, I thought it would be really close. It was really good to watch, plenty for Alex McLeish and myself to talk about on TV. As a matter of fact, there’s a lot of things we couldn’t squeeze in because the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Alex McLeish urges Gers to tap into Hibs' mental fatigueAlex McLeish, the former Rangers and Hibs manager, believes that the Ibrox club
Alex McLeish urges Gers to tap into Hibs' mental fatigue
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
Alex McLeish, the former Rangers and Hibs manager, believes that the Ibrox club will look to exploit any lingering mental trauma still at the forefront of Alan Stubbs’ side when the teams meet at Hampden for this afternoon’s William Hill Scottish Cup... Read more
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birminghammail
Our football clubs are national treasures - they should be protectedremarkable similarities of late between Blues and Villa. We both hired, fired
Our football clubs are national treasures - they should be protected
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
remarkable similarities of late between Blues and Villa. We both hired, fired and suffered under the turgid football of Alex McLeish. We both experienced the mad, deranged and unpredictable management of former 90s footballers Lee Clark and Tim... Read more
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birminghammail
Randy Lerner in numbersthe last season that Villa finished as high as sixth, to be replaced by Gerard
Randy Lerner in numbers
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
the last season that Villa finished as high as sixth, to be replaced by Gerard Houllier. Former Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish took over in 2011 and was followed by Paul Lambert, Tim Sherwood and Remi Garde. Only one of those managers -... Read more
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Football365
Premier League end-of-season ratingscouldn’t keep spending forever Should have, kept O’Neill on a leash I promise
Premier League end-of-season ratings
Football365 / Posted 11 days ago
couldn’t keep spending forever Should have, kept O’Neill on a leash I promised Villa the stars, but I Gave them Alex McLeish From the Bluuuuuues Ahhhhhhh ahh ahhhhh Ahhh ah ahh ahhhh ahhhhh Ahhh ahhhh ahhhh So goodbye Trinity... Read more
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Daily Mirror
New Villa owner targets return to the top six with Roberto Di Matteo as managerhelped consign the club to fighting relegation for the past six seasons under O
New Villa owner targets return to the top six with Roberto Di Matteo as manager
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
helped consign the club to fighting relegation for the past six seasons under O’Neill’s successors Gerard Houllier, Alex McLeish, Paul Lambert, Sherwood and, most recently, Garde. The Frenchman quit in March, leaving Villa under Black as... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Aston Villa fans are finally happy again as Randy Lerner says goodbyestays on the board, he's done a brilliant job! #AVFC Goodbye Randy Lerner, tha
Aston Villa fans are finally happy again as Randy Lerner says goodbye
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
stays on the board, he's done a brilliant job! #AVFC Goodbye Randy Lerner, thanks for appointing Remi Garde and letting Alex McLeish spent all his transfer money on Charles N'Zogbia Lerner’s reputation at Villa has long been sullied, but... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Burnley Midfielder Set For Rangers Move?on it and he`s got his chance to look around and do what he needs to do.' Dych
Burnley Midfielder Set For Rangers Move?
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 13 days ago
on it and he`s got his chance to look around and do what he needs to do.' Dyche's thoughts were echoed by former manager Alex McLeish who said of the news. 'It would be a really ambitious signing. When Rangers went through their revolution in... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa gossip: Randy Lerner wouldn't sign Joey Barton - Alex McLeishof the blame Tim Sherwood can take for Aston Villa's failings is up for debate.
Aston Villa gossip: Randy Lerner wouldn't sign Joey Barton - Alex McLeish
birminghammail / Posted 13 days ago
of the blame Tim Sherwood can take for Aston Villa's failings is up for debate. The failings of Remi Garde, Paul Lambert, Alex McLeish and Gerard Houllier suggest that the Villa job was far from easy from day one. One thing Tim did get wrong... Read more
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HITC Sport
Ex-Rangers boss shares what he said upon hearing about Joey Barton's Ibrox talkstempted him into signing for Burnley last summer. Ahead of the midfielder's po
Ex-Rangers boss shares what he said upon hearing about Joey Barton's Ibrox talks
HITC Sport / Posted 14 days ago
tempted him into signing for Burnley last summer. Ahead of the midfielder's possible move to Ibrox, former Rangers boss Alex McLeish has offered his view on the transfer whilst speaking to Sky Sports. McLeish admitted that the deal is a 'really... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish wants Joey Barton and Roy Keane to go head-to-headALEX MCLEISH, the former Rangers manager, would love to see a Rangers clad Joey
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish wants Joey Barton and Roy Keane to go head-to-head
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
ALEX MCLEISH, the former Rangers manager, would love to see a Rangers clad Joey Barton going up against a Celtic side with Roy Keane in the dug-out. McLeish believes that Barton will add a significant layer of glamour to the Ladbrokes Scottish... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
McLeish wants to see Joey Barton and Roy Keane go head-to-headAlex McLeish, the former Rangers manager, would love to see a Rangers clad Joey
McLeish wants to see Joey Barton and Roy Keane go head-to-head
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
Alex McLeish, the former Rangers manager, would love to see a Rangers clad Joey Barton going up against a Celtic side with Roy Keane in the dug-out. McLeish believes that Barton will add a significant layer of glamour to the Ladbrokes Scottish... Read more
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heraldscotland
Joey Barton brings back memories of Souness revolution, says Alex McLeishof St Johnstone and big Yogi’s Inverness, who have all been getting results ove
Joey Barton brings back memories of Souness revolution, says Alex McLeish
heraldscotland / Posted 15 days ago
of St Johnstone and big Yogi’s Inverness, who have all been getting results over the last few years. It will make for an exciting league.” Alex McLeish was speaking at a William Hill media event. William Hill is the proud sponsor of the Scottish C... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signing Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet Le
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signing
Football.co.uk / Posted 15 days ago
Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet League Two Scottish Premiership Scottish Championship Scottish Division 1 Scottish Division... Read more
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Scotsman
Alex McLeish: Joey Barton would bring ‘vision and calmness’ to Rangers Joey Barton of Burnley celebrates victory at the final whistle during the Sky
Alex McLeish: Joey Barton would bring ‘vision and calmness’ to Rangers
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
Joey Barton of Burnley celebrates victory at the final whistle during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Burnley. Picture: Getty Images FORMER Rangers manager Alex... Read more
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guardian-series
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signingFormer Rangers manager Alex McLeish believes Joey Barton would bring "vision an
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signing
guardian-series / Posted 15 days ago
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish believes Joey Barton would bring "vision and calmness" but with the occasional red card thrown into the mix if he were to join the Light Blues. The 33-year-old midfielder is in talks with the Govan club over a... Read more
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Harrow Times
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signingFormer Rangers manager Alex McLeish believes Joey Barton would bring "vision an
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signing
Harrow Times / Posted 15 days ago
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish believes Joey Barton would bring "vision and calmness" but with the occasional red card thrown into the mix if he were to join the Light Blues. The 33-year-old midfielder is in talks with the Govan club over a... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signingFormer Rangers manager Alex McLeish believes Joey Barton would bring "vision an
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signing
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 15 days ago
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish believes Joey Barton would bring "vision and calmness" but with the occasional red card thrown into the mix if he were to join the Light Blues. The 33-year-old midfielder is in talks with the Govan club over a... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signingFormer Rangers manager Alex McLeish believes Joey Barton would bring "vision an
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signing
Kingston Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish believes Joey Barton would bring "vision and calmness" but with the occasional red card thrown into the mix if he were to join the Light Blues. The 33-year-old midfielder is in talks with the Govan club over a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signingFormer Rangers manager Alex McLeish believes Joey Barton would bring "vision an
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signing
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish believes Joey Barton would bring "vision and calmness" but with the occasional red card thrown into the mix if he were to join the Light Blues. The 33-year-old midfielder is in talks with the Govan club over a... Read more
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Gazette
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signingFormer Rangers manager Alex McLeish believes Joey Barton would bring "vision an
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish excited by potential Joey Barton signing
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish believes Joey Barton would bring "vision and calmness" but with the occasional red card thrown into the mix if he were to join the Light Blues. The 33-year-old midfielder is in talks with the Govan club over a... Read more
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heraldscotland
Gordon Strachan keen for Barrie McKay to test himself against the besta problem. “I remember playing in one Scottish Cup Final in 1983 with Aberdeen
Gordon Strachan keen for Barrie McKay to test himself against the best
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
a problem. “I remember playing in one Scottish Cup Final in 1983 with Aberdeen when we were absolutely shattered. Big Alex McLeish still reminds me every time with ‘Have you still got that medal I won for you?’ That was Fergie after the game,... Read more
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Three and in
Premier League ‘Bouncebackability’in his reign he had got the club up. Only a few months later, in November 2007,
Premier League ‘Bouncebackability’
Three and in / Posted 18 days ago
in his reign he had got the club up. Only a few months later, in November 2007, he departed for Wigan and Birmingham, under Alex McLeish, ended that campaign relegated once more, coming second-bottom. SUNDERLAND (relegated 2005-06, promoted... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Teams that were relegated from Premier League one season and promoted the nextin his reign he had got the club up. Only a few months later, in November 2007,
Teams that were relegated from Premier League one season and promoted the next
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
in his reign he had got the club up. Only a few months later, in November 2007, he departed for Wigan and Birmingham, under Alex McLeish, ended that campaign relegated once more, coming second-bottom. SUNDERLAND (relegated 2005-06, promoted... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa flashback: Randy Lerner put club up for sale two years ago todayseason signalled the beginning of a decline. Lerner's successive appointments
Aston Villa flashback: Randy Lerner put club up for sale two years ago today
birminghammail / Posted 18 days ago
season signalled the beginning of a decline. Lerner's successive appointments of Gerard Houllier and ex-Birmingham boss Alex McLeish proved unpopular with the fans and current boss Paul Lambert's tenure has also come in for increasing criticism... Read more
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Scotsman
Rangers eye Finland international | betting suspended on Roy Keane for Celtic job| Man Utd want Celtic starlettipped Ray McKinnon to be a smash-hit as the Tangerines’ new manager – because
Rangers eye Finland international | betting suspended on Roy Keane for Celtic job| Man Utd want Celtic starlet
Scotsman / Posted 20 days ago
tipped Ray McKinnon to be a smash-hit as the Tangerines’ new manager – because his past proves he is driven to be a boss • Alex McLeish said he had dreamed of “doing a Ranieri” with Egyptian side Zamalek, but was moved on after only nine weeks in... Read more
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Scotsman
Rangers eye Finland international | Celtic linked with Holding | Man Utd want Celtic starlettipped Ray McKinnon to be a smash-hit as the Tangerines’ new manager – because
Rangers eye Finland international | Celtic linked with Holding | Man Utd want Celtic starlet
Scotsman / Posted 20 days ago
tipped Ray McKinnon to be a smash-hit as the Tangerines’ new manager – because his past proves he is driven to be a boss • Alex McLeish said he had dreamed of “doing a Ranieri” with Egyptian side Zamalek, but was moved on after only nine weeks in... Read more
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The Economic Times
English Premier League: A season to remembersome fans believe, cosmic comeuppance for disrupting the natural order of thing
English Premier League: A season to remember
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
some fans believe, cosmic comeuppance for disrupting the natural order of things when, in 2011, Lerner inexplicably asked Alex McLeish, who had just finished coaching the bitter rivals Birmingham City, to come lead Villa (McLeish lasted a... Read more
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heraldscotland
Overview: Celtic's celebrations are familiar but the situation is unique at Parkheadhasn’t helped their cause at times. What would their manager Derek McInnes have
Overview: Celtic's celebrations are familiar but the situation is unique at Parkhead
heraldscotland / Posted 22 days ago
hasn’t helped their cause at times. What would their manager Derek McInnes have given to have centre backs as reliable as Alex McLeish and Willie Miller? John Inglis and Zander Diamond would have been a distinct improvement on what has been at his... Read more
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birminghammail
Caretaker Eric has made my mood as Black as it has ever beenBenitez is greeted by Eric Black of Aston Villa The most startling aspect of h
Caretaker Eric has made my mood as Black as it has ever been
birminghammail / Posted 23 days ago
Benitez is greeted by Eric Black of Aston Villa The most startling aspect of his selections is that he's made our old boss Alex McLeish look like an attacking football visionary. He's got me pining for the days of Stephen Warnock in central... Read more
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King Fut
Zamalek ease past Ghazl El-MahallaIn their first match after the departure of ex-manager Alex McLeish, Zamalek we
Zamalek ease past Ghazl El-Mahalla
King Fut / Posted 23 days ago
In their first match after the departure of ex-manager Alex McLeish, Zamalek were determined to put their recent woes behind them against a Ghazl side slowly slipping closer to mathematical relegation. Emmanuel Mayuka gave the visitors the perfect... Read more
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Super Sport
McLeish leaves Zamalek after 65 days Egyptian Premier League club Zamalek's manager Alex McLeish has left the club
McLeish leaves Zamalek after 65 days
Super Sport / Posted 24 days ago
Egyptian Premier League club Zamalek's manager Alex McLeish has left the club after just 65 days despite winning six of his 10 games while in charge, the club said on its website. The former Rangers and Scotland... Read more
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King Fut
Gaber out of Zamalek's squad ahead of El-Mahalla clashThis will be the White Knight’s second match after the departure of Alex McLeis
Gaber out of Zamalek's squad ahead of El-Mahalla clash
King Fut / Posted 24 days ago
This will be the White Knight’s second match after the departure of Alex McLeish with Mohamed Helmy serving as interim manager. Goalkeeper Ahmed El-Shennawy continues his spell on the sidelines due to an injury to his knee, which he sustained during... Read more
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avillafan
Gary Gardner - now or neverto force a way into a poor Villa side so Gardner being held in such high regard
Gary Gardner - now or never
avillafan / Posted 24 days ago
to force a way into a poor Villa side so Gardner being held in such high regard by some Villa fans baffles me. Not since Alex McLeish was manager has Gardner pulled on a Villa shirt. I don’t remember at that time watching him and thinking that he... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zamalek coach McLeish leaves after 65 days2015. 14 people were killed and several injured. Picture: AFP. CAIRO – Egyptia
Zamalek coach McLeish leaves after 65 days
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
2015. 14 people were killed and several injured. Picture: AFP. CAIRO – Egyptian Premier League club Zamalek's manager Alex McLeish has left the club after just 65 days despite winning six of his 10 games while in charge, the club said on its... Read more
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Goal.com
Alex McLeish leaves Zamalek after 65 days - Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe McLeish leaves Zamalek after 65
Alex McLeish leaves Zamalek after 65 days
Goal.com / Posted 26 days ago
- Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe McLeish leaves Zamalek after 65 days The former Scotland, Aston Villa and Birmingham City manager has left the Egyptian club after just over two months in the... Read more
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Super Sport
Zamalek coach McLeish leaves after 65 days Egyptian Premier League club Zamalek's manager Alex McLeish has left the club
Zamalek coach McLeish leaves after 65 days
Super Sport / Posted 26 days ago
Egyptian Premier League club Zamalek's manager Alex McLeish has left the club after just 65 days despite winning six of his 10 games while in charge, the club said on its website. The former Rangers and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Zamalek coach McLeish leaves after 65 daysREUTERS: Egyptian Premier League club Zamalek's manager Alex McLeish has left t
Zamalek coach McLeish leaves after 65 days
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
REUTERS: Egyptian Premier League club Zamalek's manager Alex McLeish has left the club after just 65 days despite winning six of his 10 games while in charge, the club said on its website. The former Rangers and Scotland coach is the fourth manager... Read more
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