# Alex McLeish

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Scotland confirm Steve Clarke as new national team boss
The now-former Kilmarnock boss replaces Alex McLeish, who was sacked after a humiliating defeat to Kazakhstan.
'It's a huge football country' - Sven Goran-Eriksson keen on the Scotland job
The SFA are looking to replace Alex McLeish, who was sacked earlier this month.
McLeish sacked as Scotland manager after 14 months in charge
The 60-year-old has paid for a run of poor results.
McLeish won't quit after 'horrible' Scotland humiliation in Kazakhstan
Scotland lost out away from home to a side ranked 117th in the world.
Naismith inspires hope for Scotland as Alex McLeish earns second win in charge
Steven Naismith was involved in both goals as Scotland rebounded from their Belgium defeat.
Man United youngster McTominay declares for Scotland
The English-born midfielder has earned rave reviews as he has started the last five games in all competitions.
McLeish back in Scotland hot-seat for a second spell
The former Rangers boss has agreed a two-year deal taking him through to 2020.
Egyptian champs searching for fifth manager this season as McLeish is sacked after 65 days
Zamalek have shown the former Scotland boss the door.
Anyone got Roy Keane's number? McLeish resigns from Forest after 40 days
Big Eck lasted seven games.
Oh... okay: Forest appoint Alex McLeish as new manager
This is not a drill.
Aston Villa sack Alex McLeish after disappointing season
“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.
Oh 'Eck! McLeish facing the sack as Lerner holds Villa talks
It is understood that club owner Randy Lerner will fly in from the US to speak with the manager and chief executive, Paul Faulkner.
McLeish 'gutted' over Villa form but vows to turn it around
The Birmingham club are right in the relegation battle after their defeat to Bolton in midweek.
Dunne back in training with Aston Villa
Alex McLeish is confident that the Republic of Ireland centre-half will be fit in time for Villa’s final two Premier League games.
Young played for the penalty, admits Fergie
Ireland defender Ciaran Clark was adjudged to have fouled Young in the box in the opening 10 minutes at Old Trafford yesterday.
Dalglish blames referee in Villa draw
The Anfield boss was not happy with the officials after the draw with Villa yesterday.
'Stan is in amazing spirits' - Alex McLeish
Villa’s manager says their club captain was full of positivity as he faced into treatment for acute leukemia on Monday.
Petrov will remain defiant, says McLeish
“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.”
Show me the money, Randy: Given urges Villa chief to splash cash
Donegal native says the Villains lack strength in depth required for the long Premier League season.
Star on the rise: Dunne tips Stevens for Villa first team
“He’s a typical Irish player – he gives it absolutely everything, 100% and he never shirks a challenge.”
Fantasyland: I’m the boss, I’m the gaffer and what I say goes
We hope you were watching the international week closely and picked up some vital lessons.
Robbie Keane could be back at Villa permanently if McLeish has his way
“He’s a good leader, he’s a talker, and he’s a very good footballer.”
Bad news Trap: Dunne set for spell on the sidelines
Alex McLeish believes the Ireland defender will be out of action for at least a month after injuring his shoulder yesterday.
Newcastle v Aston Villa
We went minute-by-minute as Newcastle continued their hunt for a Champions League spot against Aston Villa.
Losing hurts: McLeish wants FA to punish RVP 'elbow'
The Aston Villa boss told reporters ‘look at my nose’ to demonstrate the dangers of flailing arms.
'I learned how to play football on the streets' - Keane
Alex McLeish has paid tribute to the Irish striker following his excellent start with the club.
I'm not obliged to pick Keane, insists McLeish
The Aston Villa manager has said the striker is in contention to start this weekend, but will assess his fitness before making a decision.
It’s great having Robbie around at Villa, says Stephen Ireland
No seriously. Having senior senior internationals like Keane, Given and Dunen doesn’t freak me out, says exiled Corkman.
Keane to get started: Robbie ready for Villa debut against Everton
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.
Robbie's return: Villa confirm Keane loan deal
“There has been a lot of speculation over the years linking my name to Villa and, finally, I’m here.”
Good news for Ireland as Given nears return, Villa remain Keane on Robbie
Two key Ireland internationals will be hoping to get plenty of game time at Aston Villa over the coming months…
The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer round-up
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…
Aston Villa closing in on Robbie Keane deal
The Midlands side have held talks with Ireland’s record goalscorer and are confident of bringing him to the club.
The Premier League day in quotes
The managers try to sum up a bizarre day’s action
Shisha-filled Christmas celebrations land Ireland in hot water
Alex McLeish says that Stephen Ireland “has not done himself justice in a Villa shirt” as the midfielder finds himself in trouble once again.
McLeish hopes for Given's speedy recovery
Alex McLeish is optimistic that the keeper will recover from a hamstring injury in time for Aston Villa’s Christmas programme.
The Premier League day in quotes
Steve Bruce on the inscrutability of destiny, Alex McLeish getting way ahead of himself and Alex Ferguson on Mike Phelan’s sneakiness.
Villa player arrested on suspicion of drink driving
Barry Bannan, who also has nine Scotland caps, was involved in a motorway crash at around 5.30am on Sunday.
Yes, Alex McLeish did just compare Emile Heskey to Franz Beckenbauer
The Villa boss appears to have fallen into some sort of alternate reality.
Relief for Trap as Given shakes off groin niggle
Keeper expected to return to full training with Villa tomorrow.