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avillafan
Does Alan Hutton have a part to play?a way back for the Scotland international under Di Matteo? When I speak of Ala
Does Alan Hutton have a part to play?
avillafan / Posted 22 hours ago
a way back for the Scotland international under Di Matteo? When I speak of Alan Hutton, I see him as the player bought by Alex McLeish all those years ago along with Charles N’Zogbia when I formed less than positive opinions of the Scot in claret... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Whites win, Reds retreatLeague crown. Zamalek travelled to Nigeria with a new coach, Mohamed Helmi, wh
Whites win, Reds retreat
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
League crown. Zamalek travelled to Nigeria with a new coach, Mohamed Helmi, who took over after former Scotland coach Alex McLeish parted ways with the Cairo giants after just two months. They secured a 1-0 win over the Nigerian side thanks... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa & Blues ready to renew THESE rivalries: A look back at Second City derbies2008, with Ashley Young, Agbonlahor and John Carew all in scintillating form.Gr
Villa & Blues ready to renew THESE rivalries: A look back at Second City derbies
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
2008, with Ashley Young, Agbonlahor and John Carew all in scintillating form.Gregg Evans on Villa's fixtures Blues manager Alex McLeish said: “We were on the end of a bruising from a really good Villa side. “Villa’s front men were on fire and we... Read more
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heraldscotland
Stewart Fisher: If Gordon Strachan still feels energised and positive, then let's get behind him and see where it takes usman at the top. Somewhat mystifyingly, there have been no takers for David Moye
Stewart Fisher: If Gordon Strachan still feels energised and positive, then let's get behind him and see where it takes us
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
man at the top. Somewhat mystifyingly, there have been no takers for David Moyes this summer, while seasoned coaches like Alex McLeish and Walter Smith hover around unused in the background. Or why not a foreign coach? In Scottish football it... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Champions League draw live updates as Celtic find out their qualifying opponentsteam across the continent. We preview the potential HORROR opponents for Aberde
Champions League draw live updates as Celtic find out their qualifying opponents
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
team across the continent. We preview the potential HORROR opponents for Aberdeen, Celtic, Hearts and Hibs. Aberdeen's Alex McLeish, left and Stuart Kennedy celebrate with the trophy Shortly after the Champions League draw, at 12 noon,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Rangers finance boss to spearhead renewables start-upkeen observer. “When I joined Rangers the debt was £80m and when I left it was
Rangers finance boss to spearhead renewables start-up
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
keen observer. “When I joined Rangers the debt was £80m and when I left it was £4.5m,” he said. “That was a long time back, Alex McLeish was manager, we won a couple of championships. “My focus was to get the business cash positive and we did that... Read more
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Vavel
CAF CL: Enyimba begin quest for continental glory against Zamalekhave had issues with coaches too. Mohamed Helmy is the fourth coach in a turbul
CAF CL: Enyimba begin quest for continental glory against Zamalek
Vavel / Posted 12 days ago
have had issues with coaches too. Mohamed Helmy is the fourth coach in a turbulent season that has included the likes of Alex McLeish, who once managed Birmingham and Aston Villa football clubs. Taking advantage of the managerial instability... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Club Giants Start Group Trekwell by winning." The Egyptians, who travel to Nigeria with a new coach in Moh
Club Giants Start Group Trek
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
well by winning." The Egyptians, who travel to Nigeria with a new coach in Mohamed Helmy after former Scotland coach Alex McLeish parted ways with the Cairo giants after just 65 days, have all but lost their Egyptian title to rivals Al Ahly... Read more
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FIFA
Club giants start group trekwell by winning.” The Egyptians, who travel to Nigeria with a new coach in Moh
Club giants start group trek
FIFA / Posted 13 days ago
well by winning.” The Egyptians, who travel to Nigeria with a new coach in Mohamed Helmy after former Scotland coach Alex McLeish parted ways with the Cairo giants after just 65 days, have all but lost their Egyptian title to rivals Al Ahly... Read more
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HITC Sport
Why Nottingham Forest must appoint this double league winner as managerthe prospect of Al-Hasawi once again making another questionable managerial app
Why Nottingham Forest must appoint this double league winner as manager
HITC Sport / Posted 15 days ago
the prospect of Al-Hasawi once again making another questionable managerial appointment. The likes of Sean O'Driscoll, Alex McLeish, Stuart Pearce and Dougie Freedman are just some of the poor decisions Al-Hasawi has made since taking over at... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottingham Forest would be foolish not to consider Neil Warnockfive months into his tenure as owner, ultimately led to the sacking of Sean O'D
Nottingham Forest would be foolish not to consider Neil Warnock
Nottingham Post / Posted 16 days ago
five months into his tenure as owner, ultimately led to the sacking of Sean O'Driscoll and the subsequent appointment of Alex McLeish. That was the start of the decline, with McLeish walking away after a matter of a few weeks. But the tide of... Read more
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birminghammail
Stud Marks: Stephen Ireland's wife turns to acting, and why Alex McLeish isn't like Harry Potterstar’s fiancée will play a footballer’s wife in a new production called WAG The
Stud Marks: Stephen Ireland's wife turns to acting, and why Alex McLeish isn't like Harry Potter
birminghammail / Posted 16 days ago
star’s fiancée will play a footballer’s wife in a new production called WAG The Musical, which starts in London in June. ALEX McLeish must have wished he could make one journalist joker disappear last week. “I’m not like Harry Potter!” declared... Read more
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birminghammail
Stephen Ireland: “If you asked the average person what they thought of Stephen Ireland, they wouldn’t come up with a lot of positives."in finally fitting in at the club. After a nightmare first year under Gerard H
Stephen Ireland: “If you asked the average person what they thought of Stephen Ireland, they wouldn’t come up with a lot of positives."
birminghammail / Posted 16 days ago
in finally fitting in at the club. After a nightmare first year under Gerard Houllier, Ireland rebuilt his reputation with Alex McLeish and is determined to kick on under the latest manager, Lambert. “Getting a good response from the fans helps me... Read more
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birminghammail
Chelsea 1 Aston Villa 3 - Mat Kendrick's big match verdictthan this,” tweeted Jessica Lawlor with a photo of Ireland smoking a pipe, glas
Chelsea 1 Aston Villa 3 - Mat Kendrick's big match verdict
birminghammail / Posted 16 days ago
than this,” tweeted Jessica Lawlor with a photo of Ireland smoking a pipe, glass of wine in hand, over Christmas. Well, as Alex McLeish was quick to point out during a remarkable New Year’s St-eve at Stamford Bridge, yes it does get better than... Read more
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Scotsman
Ian Durrant to leave coaching role at Rangerstitles in a row between 1989 and 1997. He finished his playing career with Kil
Ian Durrant to leave coaching role at Rangers
Scotsman / Posted 21 days ago
titles in a row between 1989 and 1997. He finished his playing career with Kilmarnock but returned to Ibrox in 2005 under Alex McLeish before acting as caretaker boss following Paul Le Guen’s departure in 2007. He had a key role in McCoist’s... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Two for Bolton Job?current Bantams boss was looking ahead to planning for next season at Valley Pa
Two for Bolton Job?
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 22 days ago
current Bantams boss was looking ahead to planning for next season at Valley Parade. Yesterday, prices had shortened on Alex McLeish getting the job. McLeish hasn't managed in England since 2013 after a short lived spell at Nottingham Forest. He... Read more
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heraldscotland
Neil Lennon to give Hibs answer on manager's job todayof Hibs moving onto pursue other targets just yet - other names which have been
Neil Lennon to give Hibs answer on manager's job today
heraldscotland / Posted 22 days ago
of Hibs moving onto pursue other targets just yet - other names which have been linked with the post include Malky Mackay, Alex McLeish and Stuart McCall - they are keen to fill the vacancy as soon as possible. Lennon will jet out to France... Read more
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23d
Evening Standard
Arsenal's Giroud may be trump card for a resurgent France at Euro 2016Gough, Steve Archibald and Alex Ferguson’s normally solid Aberdeen central defe
Arsenal's Giroud may be trump card for a resurgent France at Euro 2016
Evening Standard / Posted 23 days ago
Gough, Steve Archibald and Alex Ferguson’s normally solid Aberdeen central defensive partnership of Willie Miller and Alex McLeish. Scotland were, moreover, managed by the great Jock Stein in those days. But they were fortunate that match... Read more
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23d
EveningTimes Online
Willie Miller bemoans lack of quality available to Scotland boss Gordon Strachanthere is hardly anyone else. Gordon Greer is 35 and without a club. He seems to
Willie Miller bemoans lack of quality available to Scotland boss Gordon Strachan
EveningTimes Online / Posted 23 days ago
there is hardly anyone else. Gordon Greer is 35 and without a club. He seems to be next in line. When Willie Miller and Alex McLeish were the preferred partnership for Jock Stein, it meant Richard Gough, Alan Hansen, and David Narey were left... Read more
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24d
Reading Evening Post
Latest on next Reading FC manager and Championship gossipand 4/6 with BetVictor. Gianfranco Zola has emerged as the second favourite no
Latest on next Reading FC manager and Championship gossip
Reading Evening Post / Posted 24 days ago
and 4/6 with BetVictor. Gianfranco Zola has emerged as the second favourite now, ahead of Avram Grant, Milinko Pantic and Alex McLeish. Hello and welcome to today’s live blog here on getreading for all the latest info on Reading FC’s search for a... Read more
24d
Reading Evening Post
Latest on next Reading FC manager and Championship gossipand 4/6 with BetVictor. Gianfranco Zola has emerged as the second favourite no
Latest on next Reading FC manager and Championship gossip
Reading Evening Post / Posted 24 days ago
and 4/6 with BetVictor. Gianfranco Zola has emerged as the second favourite now, ahead of Avram Grant, Milinko Pantic and Alex McLeish. Hello and welcome to today’s live blog here on getreading for all the latest info on Reading FC’s search for a... Read more
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birminghammail
Roberto Di Matteo: A comprehensive guide to his appointmentDi Matteo must find a striker who will take the Championship by storm. That’s
Roberto Di Matteo: A comprehensive guide to his appointment
birminghammail / Posted 26 days ago
Di Matteo must find a striker who will take the Championship by storm. That’s the message from former Villa boss Alex McLeish who insists a prolific goal-getter is essential when gunning for promotion. The former Holte End hero knows the... Read more
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HITC Sport
Former Aston Villa manager highlights what Di Matteo must add this summer Speaking to talkSPORT, former Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish says new Villans
Former Aston Villa manager highlights what Di Matteo must add this summer
HITC Sport / Posted 27 days ago
Speaking to talkSPORT, former Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish says new Villans boss Roberto di Matteo will need to bring in quality this summer. The former Chelsea manager was confirmed as the new Aston Villa manager on Friday afternoon, becoming... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham Mail Football RECAP: The latest news, views and rumoursDi Matteo must find a striker who will take the Championship by storm. That’s
Birmingham Mail Football RECAP: The latest news, views and rumours
birminghammail / Posted 27 days ago
Di Matteo must find a striker who will take the Championship by storm. That’s the message from former Villa boss Alex McLeish who insists a prolific goal-getter is essential when gunning for promotion. McLeish, who managed the claret and... Read more
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28d
birminghammail
The voice of Aston Villa announces his departureYou've been a fabulous audience, great fans of a great club #avfc Jack Woodwar
The voice of Aston Villa announces his departure
birminghammail / Posted 28 days ago
You've been a fabulous audience, great fans of a great club #avfc Jack Woodward singing on a visit to Acorns while Alex McLeish, Charles N'Zogbia, Ciaran Clark and Gabby Agbonlahor watch on Woodward, who was renowned for finding positives... Read more
28d
birminghammail
Update on Villa, Roberto Di Matteo and the managerial vacancyMilan fitness coach Massimiliano Marchesi is also expected to join Di Matteo's
Update on Villa, Roberto Di Matteo and the managerial vacancy
birminghammail / Posted 28 days ago
Milan fitness coach Massimiliano Marchesi is also expected to join Di Matteo's backroom team. Di Matteo will be Villa's fifth manager in five years following Alex McLeish, Paul Lambert, Tim Sherwood and Remi Garde. What's happening at Aston V... Read more
28d
ESPN FC
Southern clubs out to make impact in CAF Champions Leagueother giants, Zamalek, produced a convincing 3-0 aggregate win over Union Doual
Southern clubs out to make impact in CAF Champions League
ESPN FC / Posted 28 days ago
other giants, Zamalek, produced a convincing 3-0 aggregate win over Union Douala of Cameroon prompting their new coach Alex McLeish to make a bold wish that might yet backfire on him: He says he hopes to meet Al Ahly in October's final. The... Read more
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ESPN FC
Mamelodi Sundowns benefit from CAF's repeated oversightsEgyptian league title. In Group B, Zamalek face 2014 winners Entente Setif of
Mamelodi Sundowns benefit from CAF's repeated oversights
ESPN FC / Posted 28 days ago
Egyptian league title. In Group B, Zamalek face 2014 winners Entente Setif of Algeria, Enyimba of Nigeria and Sundowns. Alex McLeish recently quit as Zamalek coach after just two months in charge and the club will find it hard to finish in the... Read more
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28d
The Anfield Wrap
You Are The Boss #8 - The Anfield Wrap Takes Charge Of Aston Villaare the first few ideas I’m putting in motion: 1. I will hunt out and end the
You Are The Boss #8 - The Anfield Wrap Takes Charge Of Aston Villa
The Anfield Wrap / Posted 28 days ago
are the first few ideas I’m putting in motion: 1. I will hunt out and end the career of the fella who decided to bring in Alex McLeish to replace Gerard Houllier. Granted that was five years ago now, but what was he thinking? On what planet is... Read more
28d
HITC Sport
Blackburn to name former MLS boss as managerthis season. A number of names, including Manchester United Under-21 boss Warr
Blackburn to name former MLS boss as manager
HITC Sport / Posted 28 days ago
this season. A number of names, including Manchester United Under-21 boss Warren Joyce and former Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish have been linked with the job at Blackburn, but it seems Coyle is the preferred choice of the club's owners... Read more
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heraldscotland
Alan Stubbs going to Rotherham a 'no brainer' insists Mark Burchilllevel, I really do - and whether Hibs fans, or fans in Scotland, like it or not
Alan Stubbs going to Rotherham a 'no brainer' insists Mark Burchill
heraldscotland / Posted 28 days ago
level, I really do - and whether Hibs fans, or fans in Scotland, like it or not, Rotherham is the next level." Read more: Alex McLeish: I don't want the Hibs job, I'd prefer to go back to England Burchill, currently out of work after being sacked... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Appointment At Blackburn Today?is expected to be confirmed as the new Blackburn boss today with the likes of t
Appointment At Blackburn Today?
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 28 days ago
is expected to be confirmed as the new Blackburn boss today with the likes of the Lancashire Telegraph reporting as much. Alex McLeish was 'ruled out of the running' this morning. Coyle, the former boss of our biggest rivals now set to make his... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scotland skipper Fletcher hoping for a repeat of Faddy magic in France friendlyfifth most-capped Scotland player alongside Tom Boyd here on Sunday evening. On
Scotland skipper Fletcher hoping for a repeat of Faddy magic in France friendly
EveningTimes Online / Posted 29 days ago
fifth most-capped Scotland player alongside Tom Boyd here on Sunday evening. Only Kenny Dalglish (102), Jim Leighton (91), Alex McLeish (77) and Paul McStay (76) have featured more than him. The Dalkeith man’s desire to play international football... Read more
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heraldscotland
France friendly brings back memories of Faddy wonder goal for Scotland skipper Fletcherfifth most-capped Scotland player alongside Tom Boyd here on Sunday evening. On
France friendly brings back memories of Faddy wonder goal for Scotland skipper Fletcher
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
fifth most-capped Scotland player alongside Tom Boyd here on Sunday evening. Only Kenny Dalglish (102), Jim Leighton (91), Alex McLeish (77) and Paul McStay (76) have featured more than him. The Dalkeith man’s desire to play international football... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Former Celtic Boss A Favourite For Hibs Jobto emerge with former Celtic boss Neil Lennon, who left Bolton in March, a curr
Former Celtic Boss A Favourite For Hibs Job
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 29 days ago
to emerge with former Celtic boss Neil Lennon, who left Bolton in March, a current favourite but former Rangers boss Alex McLeish has ruled himself out. Lennon had been targeting a 'dream return' to Celtic Park but was overlooked in favour... Read more
29d
EveningTimes Online
Stewart Regan: SFA has nothing to fear over Rangers' disputed European license2011 and clearly if there is still an issue with the requisitioners then that's
Stewart Regan: SFA has nothing to fear over Rangers' disputed European license
EveningTimes Online / Posted 29 days ago
2011 and clearly if there is still an issue with the requisitioners then that's for them to take up with UEFA. Read more: Alex McLeish: I don't want the Hibs job, I'd prefer to go back to England "We've said if they do that then we'll fully... Read more
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heraldscotland
Stewart Regan: SFA has nothing to fear over Rangers' disputed European license2011 and clearly if there is still an issue with the requisitioners then that's
Stewart Regan: SFA has nothing to fear over Rangers' disputed European license
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
2011 and clearly if there is still an issue with the requisitioners then that's for them to take up with UEFA. Read more: Alex McLeish: I don't want the Hibs job, I'd prefer to go back to England "We've said if they do that then we'll fully... Read more
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29d
EveningTimes Online
Alex McLeish: I don't want the Hibs job, I'd prefer to go back to EnglandALEX MCLEISH has ruled himself out of contention for the Hibs job with Alan Stu
Alex McLeish: I don't want the Hibs job, I'd prefer to go back to England
EveningTimes Online / Posted 29 days ago
ALEX MCLEISH has ruled himself out of contention for the Hibs job with Alan Stubbs set to leave. The English manager is set to join Rotherham United after successful talks last night and speculation over his successor has begun. But McLeish, who... Read more
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King Fut
Alex McLeish reflects on horrific time at ZamalekFormer Rangers manager Alex McLeish was sacked by Zamalek after a mere 65 days
Alex McLeish reflects on horrific time at Zamalek
King Fut / Posted 29 days ago
Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish was sacked by Zamalek after a mere 65 days at the club, following issues with club president Mortada Mansour’s interference with team responsibilities and the coaching staff’s financial dues getting delayed,... Read more
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birminghammail
Former Blues scout returns to club as football consultantat Norwich and Brighton. He also enjoyed an successful time at Rangers, where
Former Blues scout returns to club as football consultant
birminghammail / Posted 29 days ago
at Norwich and Brighton. He also enjoyed an successful time at Rangers, where he worked with another former Blues boss, Alex McLeish, and Walter Smith throughout an extremely fruitful period for the Gers. Blues' club Director Panos Pavlakis... Read more
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Scotsman
Darren Fletcher looks to Murrays as inspiration for Scotlandthe midfielder. In earning his 72nd cap he moves on to the same total as Tom Bo
Darren Fletcher looks to Murrays as inspiration for Scotland
Scotsman / Posted 30 days ago
the midfielder. In earning his 72nd cap he moves on to the same total as Tom Boyd. Only four players – Paul McStay with 76, Alex McLeish with 77, Jim Leighton with 91 and Kenny Dalglish as the one century-maker in making 102 appearances – have now... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Slade, McLeish Or Coyle For Blackburn?the Blackburn job? Former Cardiff boss Russell Slade has been 'interviewed' wh
Slade, McLeish Or Coyle For Blackburn?
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 30 days ago
the Blackburn job? Former Cardiff boss Russell Slade has been 'interviewed' whereas former Rangers and Birmingham boss Alex McLeish and ex Burnley and Bolton boss Owen Coyle have both been 'odds on favourite' in the past few days.... Whatever,... Read more
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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 a month 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 1 months ago
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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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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