# alex-mcleish - Tuesday 5 February, 2013
Big Eck lasted seven games.
# alex-mcleish - Thursday 27 December, 2012
This is not a drill.
# alex-mcleish - Monday 14 May, 2012
“The most immediate action that we can take is to look carefully at our options in terms of bringing in a new manager,” says owner Randy Lerner.
It is understood that club owner Randy Lerner will fly in from the US to speak with the manager and chief executive, Paul Faulkner.
# alex-mcleish - Saturday 28 April, 2012
The Birmingham club are right in the relegation battle after their defeat to Bolton in midweek.
# alex-mcleish - Monday 23 April, 2012
Alex McLeish is confident that the Republic of Ireland centre-half will be fit in time for Villa’s final two Premier League games.
# alex-mcleish - Monday 16 April, 2012
Ireland defender Ciaran Clark was adjudged to have fouled Young in the box in the opening 10 minutes at Old Trafford yesterday.
# alex-mcleish - Sunday 8 April, 2012
The Anfield boss was not happy with the officials after the draw with Villa yesterday.
# alex-mcleish - Tuesday 3 April, 2012
Villa’s manager says their club captain was full of positivity as he faced into treatment for acute leukemia on Monday.
# alex-mcleish - Saturday 31 March, 2012
“I spoke to him about half an hour ago. He’s typical Stan, defiant, but I think obviously he’s concerned about how it’s affected his loved ones.”
# alex-mcleish - Thursday 29 March, 2012
Donegal native says the Villains lack strength in depth required for the long Premier League season.
# alex-mcleish - Tuesday 6 March, 2012
“He’s a typical Irish player – he gives it absolutely everything, 100% and he never shirks a challenge.”
# alex-mcleish - Friday 2 March, 2012
We hope you were watching the international week closely and picked up some vital lessons.
# alex-mcleish - Friday 24 February, 2012
“He’s a good leader, he’s a talker, and he’s a very good footballer.”
# alex-mcleish - Monday 13 February, 2012
Alex McLeish believes the Ireland defender will be out of action for at least a month after injuring his shoulder yesterday.
# alex-mcleish - Sunday 5 February, 2012
We went minute-by-minute as Newcastle continued their hunt for a Champions League spot against Aston Villa.
# alex-mcleish - Monday 30 January, 2012
The Aston Villa boss told reporters ‘look at my nose’ to demonstrate the dangers of flailing arms.
# alex-mcleish - Saturday 28 January, 2012
Alex McLeish has paid tribute to the Irish striker following his excellent start with the club.
# alex-mcleish - Friday 20 January, 2012
The Aston Villa manager has said the striker is in contention to start this weekend, but will assess his fitness before making a decision.
# alex-mcleish - Thursday 19 January, 2012
No seriously. Having senior senior internationals like Keane, Given and Dunen doesn’t freak me out, says exiled Corkman.
# alex-mcleish - Friday 13 January, 2012
FIFA have signed off Robbie Keane’s six-week loan move to Aston Villa, freeing the striker to make his debut for the club tomorrow.
# alex-mcleish - Thursday 12 January, 2012
“There has been a lot of speculation over the years linking my name to Villa and, finally, I’m here.”
# alex-mcleish - Friday 6 January, 2012
Two key Ireland internationals will be hoping to get plenty of game time at Aston Villa over the coming months…
# alex-mcleish - Thursday 5 January, 2012
So listen, a great-aunt of my ex-girlfriend’s work colleague is a tea lady at Brighton & Hove Albion, and she’s just heard that…
The Midlands side have held talks with Ireland’s record goalscorer and are confident of bringing him to the club.
# alex-mcleish - Saturday 31 December, 2011
The managers try to sum up a bizarre day’s action
# alex-mcleish - Friday 30 December, 2011
Alex McLeish says that Stephen Ireland “has not done himself justice in a Villa shirt” as the midfielder finds himself in trouble once again.
# alex-mcleish - Monday 5 December, 2011
Alex McLeish is optimistic that the keeper will recover from a hamstring injury in time for Aston Villa’s Christmas programme.
# alex-mcleish - Saturday 5 November, 2011
Steve Bruce on the inscrutability of destiny, Alex McLeish getting way ahead of himself and Alex Ferguson on Mike Phelan’s sneakiness.
# alex-mcleish - Tuesday 25 October, 2011
Barry Bannan, who also has nine Scotland caps, was involved in a motorway crash at around 5.30am on Sunday.
# alex-mcleish - Thursday 13 October, 2011
The Villa boss appears to have fallen into some sort of alternate reality.
# alex-mcleish - Wednesday 17 August, 2011
Keeper expected to return to full training with Villa tomorrow.
# alex-mcleish - Tuesday 16 August, 2011
Giovanni Trapattoni faces the prospect of losing his preferred keeper for the Euro 2012 qualifier against Slovakia.
# alex-mcleish - Monday 8 August, 2011
McLeish, Villas-Boas and Jol are all assessed. Plus, see which actors they resemble.
# alex-mcleish - Tuesday 26 July, 2011
Shay Given believes that he and Alex McLeish can help Stephen Ireland rekindle the sort of form that saw him named Manchester City’s Player of the Season in 2009.
# alex-mcleish - Sunday 10 July, 2011
Stephen Ireland is looking to get his club career back on track with the help of Alex McLeish.
# alex-mcleish - Wednesday 29 June, 2011
A reported €6million deal for the Irish player is believed to be close.
# alex-mcleish - Wednesday 22 June, 2011
Owner was impressed by Hughton’s promise to play “attractive and effective football”.
# alex-mcleish - Friday 17 June, 2011
Fans of both Birmingham and Aston Villa won’t be happy with this morning’s decision from Randy Lerner.
# alex-mcleish - Wednesday 15 June, 2011
Birmingham have today accused city rivals Aston Villa of ‘tapping up’ the man who managed them up until this week, Alex McLeish. But how did we get to this point?