Alex McLeish

Born: January 21, 1959 (age 58)

Hometown: Barrhead, Scotland
Nationality: Scotland flag Scottish

Career History
Senior2007-2011Birmingham City
2011-2012Aston Villa
Sports Mole has 442 articles about Alex McLeish. Articles 1 to 40:
Lincoln City manager Chris Sutton looks on during the Coca Cola League Two Match between Lincoln City and Northampton Town at Sincil Bank Stadium on March 27, 2010
Chris Sutton: 'Pedro Caixinha most embarrassing manager in Rangers history'
Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton describes Pedro Caixinha as the 'most embarrassing manager in the history of Rangers'.
Oct 27, 21:52
Alex McLeish
Alex McLeish: 'Rangers know where I am'
Former Rangers boss Alex McLeish has not applied for the vacant manager's position at Ibrox but stresses that the club have 'got his number'.
Oct 27, 21:15
Nottingham Forest manager Billy Davies clenches his fist in celebration on February 16, 2013
Billy Davies 'interested in vacant Rangers managerial position'
A report claims that Billy Davies is keen to succeed Pedro Caixinha as Rangers boss, three-and-a-half years after leaving his last managerial position.
Oct 26, 18:28
Alex McLeish of Nottingham Forest looks on during the npower Championship match between Derby County and Nottingham Forest at Pride Park Stadium on January 19, 2013
Alex McLeish: 'Rangers fans must keep faith in Pedro Caixinha'
Alex McLeish wants the Rangers supporters to back Pedro Caixinha after their Europa League humiliation at the hands of Luxembourg club Progres Niederkorn.
Jul 5, 15:18
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Leeds United boss Garry Monk in contention for Rangers job?
Rangers reportedly want Leeds United boss Garry Monk to succeed Mark Warburton at Ibrox, while Southampton's Ross Wilson has been targeted for a backroom role.
Mar 2, 15:07
Alex 'Mitchell' Neil watches on during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Chelsea on March 1, 2016
Alex Neil named as new favourite for Rangers job
Norwich City boss Alex Neil becomes the bookmakers' favourite to take over at Rangers.
Feb 28, 19:52
Manager Alan Irvine of West Brom looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and West Bromwich Albion at St Mary's Stadium on August 23, 2014
Report: Alan Irvine emerges as candidate for Rangers job
Former West Bromwich Albion boss Alan Irvine is reportedly a candidate for the Rangers vacancy.
Feb 21, 11:59
Forest manager Alex McLeish during the match against Derby on January 19, 2013
Alex McLeish to return to Rangers?
Rangers are reportedly considering hiring Alex McLeish on a short-term contract to replace Mark Warburton.
Feb 11, 18:30
Fulham manager Martin Jol is greeted by Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Fulham at St James' Park on August 31, 2013
Former Tottenham Hotspur boss Martin Jol returns to management in Egypt
Former Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham manager Martin Jol is appointed head coach of Egyptian Premier League leaders Al Ahly.
Feb 24, 22:13
Forest manager Alex McLeish during the match against Derby on January 19, 2013
Alex McLeish to become new manager of Egyptian club Zamalek
Former Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish agrees to take over at Egyptian side Zamalek.
Feb 23, 10:17
Blackpool assistant boss Alex Rae look on against Leicester during the npower Championship match on February 23, 2013
Alex Rae named St Mirren manager
Former Rangers midfielder Alex Rae is appointed as the new manager of Scottish Championship side St Mirren.
Dec 18, 20:07
Forest manager Alex McLeish during the match against Derby on January 19, 2013
Report: Alex McLeish wants Reading job
Ex-Birmingham City and Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is reportedly interested in managing Reading.
Dec 8, 11:57
Forest manager Alex McLeish during the match against Derby on January 19, 2013
Alex McLeish tops Queens Park Rangers managerial shortlist?
A report claims that Queens Park Rangers are edging towards appointing Alex McLeish as their new manager, as the Scotsman seeks a return to British shores.
Nov 13, 10:43
Leeds boss Kevin Blackwell on August 8, 2006
Kevin Blackwell appointed to Queens Park Rangers backroom staff
Kevin Blackwell is reunited with Neil Warnock at Queens Park Rangers, as the West London outfit continue their search for a permanent manager.
Nov 12, 12:54
Leicester manager Nigel Pearson on May 9, 2015
Report: Nigel Pearson wanted by Queens Park Rangers, Fulham
Queens Park Rangers and Fulham are reportedly prepared to fight it out for former Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson.
Nov 9, 08:27
Retired Liverpool football club player Jamie Carragher arrives for a memorial service to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster at Anfield Stadium on April 15, 2014
Jamie Carragher: 'Remi Garde has a tough job ahead at Aston Villa'
Jamie Carragher says that Remi Garde "will have to produce one of the best managerial acts in Premier League history" to keep Aston Villa up this season.
Nov 7, 14:57
Alex McLeish
Alex McLeish backs Birmingham City to beat Aston Villa
Alex McLeish suggests that Birmingham City have what it takes to defeat arch rivals Aston Villa in the League Cup this evening.
Sep 22, 10:31
Manager Tim Sherwood of Aston Villa looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
Alex McLeish backs Tim Sherwood to succeed at Aston Villa
Alex McLeish believes that Tim Sherwood has the attributes to help Aston Villa push away from the battle at the bottom of the Premier League next season.
Jun 21, 04:43
Mark Warburton the Brentford manager looks on before the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Brentford at Craven Cottage on April 3, 2015
Rangers expect to name manager on Friday
Director Paul Murray says that Rangers will unveil a new manager on Friday.
Jun 7, 10:28
Forest manager Alex McLeish during the match against Derby on January 19, 2013
Alex McLeish: 'I've got my mojo back'
Alex McLeish says that his time in charge of Belgian side Genk has revitalised his managerial ambitions.
Apr 3, 18:37
Forest manager Alex McLeish during the match against Derby on January 19, 2013
Former Aston Villa, Rangers boss Alex McLeish to leave Genk at end of season
Former Rangers and Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish confirms that he will leave Belgian Pro League club Genk at the end of the season.
Mar 31, 17:05
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan faces the media during a press conference at Sopwell House on August 13, 2013
Preview: Scotland vs. Georgia
Sports Mole previews this Saturday's Euro 2016 qualifier between Scotland and Georgia in Group D.
Oct 9, 16:27
Cameron Jerome of Crystal Palace is tackled by Fabian Delph and Karim El Ahmadi of Aston Villa during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Crystal Palace at Villa Park on December 26, 2013
Cameron Jerome praises "attack-minded" Neil Adams
Norwich City striker Cameron Jerome believes that Neil Adams is the "most attack-minded manager" that he has ever played for.
Sep 19, 22:31
Alex McLeish
Alex McLeish takes over at Belgian club Racing Genk
Former Scotland, Aston Villa and Birmingham boss Alex McLeish agrees a return to management with Racing Genk, signing a two-year contract with the Belgian side.
Aug 22, 19:28
Leeds manager Neil Warnock looks on prior to the npower Championship match between Derby County and Leeds United at Pride Park on December 8, 2012
Report: Neil Warnock rejects Huddersfield Town managerial approach
A report claims that Neil Warnock has declined the chance to take over as manager of Championship club Huddersfield Town.
Aug 21, 12:13
Paul Lambert manager of Aston Villa looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at The Hawthorns on November 25, 2013
Report: Paul Lambert restricted to £10m budget
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has been restricted to just a £10m summer transfer budget by owner Randy Lerner to strengthen his side for the 2014-15 season.
Jun 29, 03:11
Alex McLeish
Alex McLeish eager for return to management
Former Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish reveals that he is eager to get back into management after spending more than a year away from the game.
Jun 10, 18:17
Paul Lambert manager of Aston Villa looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at The Hawthorns on November 25, 2013
Andy Gray: 'Paul Lambert has run out of excuses'
Former Aston Villa player Andy Gray claims that the club have made little progress under the management of Paul Lambert.
Apr 21, 09:45
Birmingham City's Obafemi Martins celebrates with Nikola Zigic after scoring during the Carling Cup final football match between Arsenal and Birmingham at the Wembley Stadium in London on February 27, 2011
On this day: Birmingham City stun Arsenal to win League Cup
On this day in 2011, Birmingham City net a last-minute winner to win the Carling Cup with a 2-1 victory over Arsenal at Wembley.
Feb 27, 09:59
Arsenal's Eduardo da Silva receives treatment after breaking his leg on February 23, 2008.
On this day: Eduardo da Silva suffers broken leg at Birmingham City
Six years ago today, Eduardo da Silva broke his leg as Arsenal drew 2-2 away at Birmingham City.
Feb 23, 09:47
A general view of Sheffield Wednesday's ground Hillsborough.
Milan Mandaric to give Stuart Gray a chance at Sheffield Wednesday
Sheffield Wednesday chairman Milan Mandaric says that he will give caretaker boss Stuart Gray time to prove that he is the right man for the manager's job.
Dec 12, 16:34
Joe Hart of Manchester City shows his dissapointment during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Manchester City and FC Bayern Munchen at Etihad Stadium on October 2, 2013
Alex McLeish: 'Joe Hart can turn form around'
Alex McLeish believes that Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart will be able to turn his form around.
Nov 1, 22:30
Alex McLeish
Alex McLeish hints at Crystal Palace interest
Alex McLeish suggests that he could be interested in a return to management with Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace.
Oct 30, 13:29
Stoke City Manager Tony Pulis prior to kick-off during the match against Southampton on May 19, 2013
Next Crystal Palace manager: Five contenders
Sports Mole assesses five of the early candidates to replace Ian Holloway as manager of Crystal Palace.
Oct 24, 09:59
Manchester United players celebrate Phil Neville's goal against Rangers on October 22, 2003.
On this day: Manchester United win 'Battle of Britain' against Rangers
Ten years ago today, Phil Neville scored the only goal of the game as Manchester United won away at Rangers.
Oct 22, 09:56
Aston Villa midfielder Stephen Ireland controls the ball in the League Cup semi-final against Bradford on January 22, 2013
Stephen Ireland 'launches brand of E-cigarettes'
Stoke City midfielder Stephen Ireland reportedly launches his own brand of E-cigarettes.
Sep 30, 12:58
Brighton manager Gus Poyet during the match against Leicester on April 6, 2013
Next Sunderland manager: Five contenders
Sports Mole assesses five of the early candidates to replace Paolo Di Canio as manager of Sunderland.
Sep 23, 11:24
Then Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo on the touchline on November 20, 2012
Roberto Di Matteo 'favourite to be named new Sunderland boss'
Roberto Di Matteo is the bookmakers' favourite to become the new manager of Sunderland following Paolo Di Canio's dismissal.
Sep 23, 09:07
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
On this day: Stiliyan Petrov signs for Aston Villa
On this day in 2006, Stiliyan Petrov became Martin O'Neill's first signing at Aston Villa.
Aug 30, 09:48
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger on the touchline during a game with Man Utd on March 12, 2011
Arsene Wenger applauds Aston Villa's youthful approach
Arsene Wenger says that Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is planning for the future by investing heavily in youth at Villa Park.
Aug 17, 03:00

1Manchester CityMan City1211104073334
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124441313016
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
15Stoke CityStoke123451524-913
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham122371125-149
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185