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Daily Record
Dundee United investigate claims top player moonlighted for five-a-side teamactivities. Fabio Capello banned players from playing golf in his stint as Eng
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
activities. Fabio Capello banned players from playing golf in his stint as England manager. Ex-Scotland boss Alex McLeish also ordered a golf ban 48 hours before a match when in charge at Birmingham City. Rangers famously banned... Read more
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birminghammail
How Blues could line up against Derby County - predicted XIat Burton over a month ago but could earn a recall. Gardner played alongside Ca
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
at Burton over a month ago but could earn a recall. Gardner played alongside Carsley briefly in Blues’ midfield under Alex McLeish in 2010. Gardner’s fellow Brummie David Davis could also start having been the subject of a late failed bid... Read more
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heraldscotland
His future may not hang on it, but Brendan Rodgers has plenty at stake in this lunchtime's Old Firm match toosaw off a raft of Celtic managers during the nine-in-a-row years, then Martin O
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
saw off a raft of Celtic managers during the nine-in-a-row years, then Martin O’Neill dented Dick Advocaat’s edifice before Alex McLeish landed a few notable blows back on the Northern Irishman. Graeme Murty is the only man so far to prevent Rodgers... Read more
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birminghammail
Pros and cons of McLeish: Should Blues give Big Eck a second chance?but stranger things have happened - as his controversial departure from the clu
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
but stranger things have happened - as his controversial departure from the club six years ago proved. Whether fans could forgive and forget is another matter entirely. Bluenoses, would you want Alex McLeish back as manager?3000+ V... Read more
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birminghammail
Middlesbrough boss favourite to take Birmingham City hotseatto be well-fancied by punters.Read More Aitor Karanka - 2/1 Lee Carsley - 5/2
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
to be well-fancied by punters.Read More Aitor Karanka - 2/1 Lee Carsley - 5/2 Steve Cotterill - 3/1 Nigel Adkins - 4/1 Guy Poyet - 10/1 Alan Pardew - 14/1 Nigel Pearson - 16/1 Alex McLeish - 20/1 Paul Lambert - 20/1 Dean S... Read more
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birminghammail
Man United man rejected; writers offer their favoured choicessquad made up of players brought in by Gary Rowett, Zola and Redknapp himself.R
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
squad made up of players brought in by Gary Rowett, Zola and Redknapp himself.Read More Former Birmingham City boss Alex McLeish believes a failure to build a team with the right ‘mentality’ led to Harry Redknapp’s departure. As a result... Read more
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birminghammail
How Lee Carsley could line Blues up at Derby - predicted XIat Burton over a month ago but could earn a recall. Gardner played alongside Ca
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
at Burton over a month ago but could earn a recall. Gardner played alongside Carsley briefly in Blues’ midfield under Alex McLeish in 2010. Gardner’s fellow Brummie David Davis could also start having been the subject of a late failed bid... Read more
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HITC Sport
Kind of Donald Trump...McLeish has an advice for Aston Villa owner Tony XiaFormer Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish finds Tony Xia’s social media presence
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
Former Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish finds Tony Xia’s social media presence similar to that of American president, Donald Trump. The USA president is an outspoken personality and often makes controversial remarks on social media. McLeish... Read more
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birminghammail
McLeish identifies where Redknapp went wrong at Birmingham CityFormer Birmingham City boss Alex McLeish believes a failure to build a team wit
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
Former Birmingham City boss Alex McLeish believes a failure to build a team with the right ‘mentality’ led to Harry Redknapp’s departure. As a result the Scot built the last Blues team to win promotion from the Championship - which was also... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham City next manager odds: The climbers and fallerswho led a poll as the supporters' choice, is also among the front-runners while
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
who led a poll as the supporters' choice, is also among the front-runners while former Blues and Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish has entered the running.Read More Here are the latest odds in full: Lee Carsley - 2/1 Aitor Karanka -... Read more
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birminghammail
An in-depth look at Aitor Karanka; Lee Carsley wants good footballthey want to see the team controlling the game and creating chances. “Ultimate
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
they want to see the team controlling the game and creating chances. “Ultimately that’s what I want to do.”McLeish Alex McLeish has thrown his hat into the ring for the Birmingham City managerial vacancy. The club controversially sacked... Read more
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birminghammail
'It's kind of Trump like' Former Villa manager's advice for XiaAlex McLeish reckons Aston Villa chairman Tony Xia's Twitter presence is "kind
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
Alex McLeish reckons Aston Villa chairman Tony Xia's Twitter presence is "kind of Donald Trump like". McLeish acknowledges that Xia can do what he likes because he owns the club, but is worried the constant tweeting could undermine manager Steve... Read more
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birminghammail
Blues fans speak honestly about Alex McLeish speculationAlex McLeish has thrown his hat into the ring for the Birmingham City manageria
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
Alex McLeish has thrown his hat into the ring for the Birmingham City managerial vacancy. The club controversially sacked Harry Redknapp at the weekend after a poor run of form, speculation is now mounting about who will succeed him. The fans... Read more
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birminghammail
Steve Cotterill: All you need to know about Blues managerial contenderstabilise them in the Championship. Such was his stock at the time, Cotterill
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
stabilise them in the Championship. Such was his stock at the time, Cotterill was linked with the vacant Blues post after Alex McLeish crossed the city divide to join Aston Villa.Read More Following the shortest of reigns at Nottingham Forest,... Read more
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birminghammail
Alex McLeish would be interested in managing Blues againnever lose your experience and it's something I'd have to think about very impo
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
never lose your experience and it's something I'd have to think about very importantly." Bluenoses, would you want Alex McLeish back as manager?0+ VOTES SO FAR Since McLeish ended his four-year association with Blues in 2011 the club has... Read more
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birminghammail
Bruce: Somebody must manage Villa for the next 3 or 4 yearshad seven managers in seven years since O’Neill left them in the lurch by walki
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
had seven managers in seven years since O’Neill left them in the lurch by walking out on the eve of the 2010-11 season. Gerard Houllier, Alex McLeish, Lambert, Tim Sherwood, Remi Garde, Roberto Di Matteo and now Bruce have all had a go at th... Read more
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birminghammail
Bruce hits back; Kodjia and Jedinak fitness update; 'distasteful' reportsand he ended up, towards the back of last season, proving what a very good goal
birminghammail / Posted 9 days ago
and he ended up, towards the back of last season, proving what a very good goalkeeper he is.Read More Gerard Houllier, Alex McLeish, Paul Lambert, Tim Sherwood, Remi Garde, Roberto Di Matteo and now Steve Bruce. Seven managers in seven... Read more
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birminghammail
Watch Bruce explain why Villa have had a high turnover of bossesGerard Houllier, Alex McLeish, Paul Lambert, Tim Sherwood, Remi Garde, Roberto
birminghammail / Posted 9 days ago
Gerard Houllier, Alex McLeish, Paul Lambert, Tim Sherwood, Remi Garde, Roberto Di Matteo and now Steve Bruce. Seven managers in seven years. Bruce is the latest boss to feel the Villa Park hotseat grow ever hotter. Villa have seven points from... Read more
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birminghammail
The contrasting styles between Tony Xia and Randy Lernerwas a serious concern. He almost died on the job. Then Lerner made the most co
birminghammail / Posted 17 days ago
was a serious concern. He almost died on the job. Then Lerner made the most controversial appointment in modern history. Alex McLeish, a likeable guy with a decent record had one major blot on his CV - he’d just been relegated with bitter rivals... Read more
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Scotsman
Celtic press SFA for inquiry into Rangers financial sagathe likes of club captain Barry Ferguson (£2.5m), goalkeeper Stefan Klos (£2m),
Scotsman / Posted 17 days ago
the likes of club captain Barry Ferguson (£2.5m), goalkeeper Stefan Klos (£2m), Croatian striker Dado Prso (£1.9m), manager Alex McLeish (£1.7m) and Dutch boss Dick Advocaat (£1.5m) were among the other major beneficiaries. Celtic were of the... Read more
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birminghammail
Jota now heads the list - here are Blues' five record transfersonto form a formidable partnership with Scott Dann who arrived from Coventry Ci
birminghammail / Posted 19 days ago
onto form a formidable partnership with Scott Dann who arrived from Coventry City. Their pairing at the back was vital as Alex McLeish's side recorded a 12-match unbeaten run, the club's longest ever in the top flight, on the way to finishing the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Previous meetings: Scotland on five-match winning run against Malta since shock draw in 1988up after 21 minutes in the first ever meeting between the two countries, but a
EveningTimes Online / Posted 20 days ago
up after 21 minutes in the first ever meeting between the two countries, but a team featuring the likes of Jim Leighton, Alex McLeish, Willie Miller and Ally McCoist conceded to Carmel Busuttil in the second half to mark the only occasion the... Read more
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birminghammail
Every Villa deadline day signing since transfer window system beganSoccer. In other news, Stephen Ireland was loaned to Newcastle.BOGOF ‘Buy one
birminghammail / Posted 24 days ago
Soccer. In other news, Stephen Ireland was loaned to Newcastle.BOGOF ‘Buy one get one free’ was not quite the deal when Alex McLeish launched a double deadline day raid on White Hart Lane on August 31 2011. In fact Villa paid Tottenham over £3... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Stephen McManus backs Celtic's Leigh Griffiths to inspire Scotland on Friday nightfootball. Former Scotland internationalist Stephen McManus was part of the nat
EveningTimes Online / Posted 26 days ago
football. Former Scotland internationalist Stephen McManus was part of the national team who came close in 2007 under Alex McLeish of taking the country back to a major tournament and he believes that Griffiths will use his performance against... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Stephen McManus backs Leigh Griffiths to inspire Scotland on Friday nightfootball. Former Scotland internationalist Stephen McManus was part of the nat
EveningTimes Online / Posted 26 days ago
football. Former Scotland internationalist Stephen McManus was part of the national team who came close in 2007 under Alex McLeish of taking the country back to a major tournament and he believes that Griffiths will use his performance against... Read more
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heraldscotland
Stephen McManus backs Leigh Griffiths to inspire Scotland on Friday nightthought we were going to do it, and that was even after losing the game in Geor
heraldscotland / Posted 26 days ago
thought we were going to do it, and that was even after losing the game in Georgia. We were away to Georgia and I remember Alex McLeish telling us there was a 16-year-old in goal, a 16-year-old centre-forward and we were sitting there thinking,... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Andrei Kanchelskis on 'wild' Roy Keane at Man United and 'two-faced' Rangers boss Alex McLeishthan they had in 2001 – this time it was eighteen points. In December, Dick Adv
EveningTimes Online / Posted a month ago
than they had in 2001 – this time it was eighteen points. In December, Dick Advocaat had resigned and was replaced by Alex McLeish. Briefly, I thought my career might be about to flicker back into life. I found McLeish two-faced. When he... Read more
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