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Alex McLeish

Born: January 21, 1959 (age 62)

Hometown: Barrhead, Scotland
Nationality: Scotland flag Scottish

Role: Manager
Career History
Senior2007-2011Birmingham City
2011-2012Aston Villa
Sports Mole has 515 articles about Alex McLeish. Articles 1 to 40:
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on January 15, 2019
A look at managers who have crossed the divide
Rafael Benitez won the Champions League and FA Cup in a six-year spell at Anfield.
Jun 30, 16:05
Scotland players celebrate qualifying for Euro 2020 in November 2019
Scotland Euro 2020 preview - prediction, fixtures, squad, star player
Ahead of this summer's Euro 2020 tournament, Sports Mole assesses the chances of Scotland, who are competing in their first major tournament for 23 years.
Jun 10, 12:00
Scotland manager Steve Clarke on March 31, 2021
Steve Clarke echoes Jose Mourinho comments over Scotland's Euro 2020 chances
Jose Mourinho backs his former Chelsea number two to become the first Scotland boss to lead the national team out of a group stage at a major tournament.
Jun 5, 14:54
Celtic manager John Kennedy pictured on March 21, 2021
A look at Celtic's last five barren trophyless periods after cup exit
Celtic's 2-0 Scottish Cup defeat by Rangers at Ibrox on Sunday means they will finish the season without a trophy for the first time since 2009-10.
Apr 19, 18:58
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 stun Arsenal to win EFL Cup
The Gunners went into the game as strong favourites but were upset by Birmingham and Obafemi Martins.
Feb 27, 09:32
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Alex McLeish insists Rangers cannot underestimate Slavia Prague
Th Czech champions beat Leicester in the last round.
Feb 26, 18:09
Hibernian manager Jack Ross pictured in October 2020
Jack Ross hopes to help Chris Cadden earn Scotland recall
The 24-year-old has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal at Easter Road after leaving MLS champions Colombus Crew.
Jan 15, 20:03
Southampton's Che Adams celebrates scoring against Sheffield United in the Premier League on July 26, 2020
Scotland manager Steve Clarke: 'No fresh approach for Che Adams'
Steve Clarke's predecessor Alex McLeish failed in a bid to persuade the former England Under-20 international.
Dec 24, 11:42
Scotland manager Alex McLeish pictured on October 11, 2018
Alex McLeish expects Aberdeen to be 'empowered' for Celtic semi-final
The Dons drew 3-3 with Celtic on Sunday and face them again in the 2019-20 William Hill Scottish Cup semi-final this weekend.
Oct 26, 18:27
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Alex McLeish reveals results of medical tests after health concerns
McLeish discovered his health had become the subject of speculation just before losing his job as national team boss in April last year.
Mar 16, 11:55
Jack Grealish in action for Aston Villa on February 22, 2020
Manchester United 'missed out on Jack Grealish for £200,000'
Aston Villa's Jack Grealish was reportedly close to signing for Manchester United for just £200,000 in 2012, having now emerged as one the Red Devils' top targets.
Feb 28, 21:31
Scotland's John McGinn celebrates scoring their third goal on November 19, 2019
Result: Scotland come from behind to gain revenge on Kazakhstan
The Scots will now head into a March play-off.
Nov 19, 22:05
Scotland boss Steve Clarke on October 10, 2019
Steve Clarke: 'I am still adapting to Scotland role'
The former West Brom and Kilmarnock boss took over from Alex McLeish in May.
Nov 19, 09:35
Liam Palmer pictured for Scotland in June 2019
Scotland's Liam Palmer out for revenge against Kazakhstan
Palmer made his international debut in the 3-0 defeat in Nur-Sultan which opened Scotland's European Championship qualification group.
Nov 18, 09:50
John Fleck pictured for Sheffield United in September 2019
Sheffield United's John Fleck set for Scotland call-up?
Midfielder has impressed in the Premier League.
Sep 30, 22:48
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Alex McLeish recalls making Fernando Ricksen Rangers captain
McLeish's side secured the 2005 SPL crown in dramatic circumstances.
Sep 18, 17:22
Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke pictured on May 5, 2018
Steve Clarke confirms desire to manage Scotland "at some stage"
The Scottish Football Association is on the hunt for a new national team boss after McLeish was sacked on Thursday.
Apr 19, 11:35
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Scotland looking to revive Euro 2020 hopes after sacking Alex McLeish
The former Rangers boss lost seven of his 12 matches in his second stint in charge of Scotland.
Apr 18, 16:46
George Burley giving some sass in January 2011
George Burley: Sacking Alex McLeish "ridiculous"
McLeish's second spell as national team manger ended following just 12 games in charge.
Apr 18, 15:12
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Alex McLeish's 14 months in charge of Scotland: What went wrong
The 60-year-old has been sacked as Scotland manager after 14 months in charge.
Apr 18, 14:08
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
New Scotland boss - the runners and riders
The Scottish Football Association are looking for a new manager.
Apr 18, 14:04
Kris Boyd in action for Kilmarnock in May 2014
Kris Boyd calls for ambitious Alex McLeish successor at Scotland
Boyd played under McLeish for Scotland and Rangers.
Apr 18, 14:03
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Scottish FA to decide Alex McLeish future on Thursday?
The manager's position will be top of the agenda at Hampden.
Apr 17, 14:44
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Stephen O'Donnell launches defence of Alex McLeish
The manager has been in the spotlight since a shock 3-0 defeat in Kazakhstan.
Apr 8, 15:38
Hearts manager Craig Levein pictured in October 2018
Craig Levein: Pressure on Alex McLeish "nonsense"
It was reported on Monday that McLeish was about to be sacked.
Mar 28, 14:34
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Alex McLeish: 'Poor Scotland form will make us stronger'
McLeish is optimistic about the campaign despite the fact Belgium and Russia share their group.
Mar 24, 21:49
Scotland's Johnny Russell celebrates scoring their second goal with James Forrest and teammates against San Marino on March 24, 2019
Result: Alex McLeish booed as Scotland scrape past world's worst team San Marino
The Scots had lost their opening qualifying match 3-0 to Kazakhstan in midweek.
Mar 24, 19:18
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Alex McLeish admits Scotland team "all hurting" after shock defeat
Scotland suffered a humiliating loss in Kazakhstan.
Mar 23, 19:02
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Charlie Adam: 'Alex McLeish should not be sacked for Kazakhstan defeat'
Scotland suffered an embarrassing 3-0 loss in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier.
Mar 22, 12:12
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Reaction to Scotland's 'worst ever defeat'
Alex McLeish's men were beaten 3-0 in Astana on Thursday.
Mar 22, 12:04
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Alex McLeish demands improvement from "inexperienced" Scotland side
The Scots were well beaten in Kazakhstan on Thursday.
Mar 22, 09:08
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Alex McLeish defiant after Scotland humbling in Kazakhstan
The Scots were beaten in Kazakhstan.
Mar 21, 19:43
Scotland head coach Alex McLeish reacts during his side's defeat to Kazakhstan on March 21, 2019
Result: Sorry Scotland suffer humiliating defeat to Kazakhstan
Alex McLeish's team lost heavily to a team ranked 117th in the world.
Mar 21, 18:15
Scotland manager Alex McLeish pictured on October 11, 2018
Alex McLeish worried about Scotland rhythm ahead of Kazakhstan clash
The Scotland squad is much changed since November.
Mar 20, 18:04
Scotland manager Alex McLeish pictured on October 11, 2018
How Scotland fare when facing an opponent for the first time
Alex McLeish's side are set for their first meeting with Kazakhstan.
Mar 19, 11:09
Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes pictured on December 2, 2018
Derek McInnes: International break at the perfect time for Aberdeen
The Dons have a number of injuries to contend with.
Mar 17, 11:33
Oliver Burke in training for Celtic on February 13, 2019
Oliver Burke ready to kick on for Scotland after impressing at Celtic
The 21-year-old has won five senior caps for his country.
Mar 13, 14:32
Angus Gunn pictured for Southampton on March 9, 2019
Alex McLeish keeping tabs on Angus Gunn
Gunn remains on Scotland's radar and boss McLeish has a strong connection to the former Manchester City trainee through his father, Bryan.
Mar 13, 08:56
Scotland manager Alex McLeish pictured on October 11, 2018
Alex McLeish has confidence in Scotland's 'back-up' players
McLeish experienced nine call-offs ahead of the victories over Albania and Israel in November.
Mar 12, 17:05
Scotland manager Alex McLeish pictured on October 11, 2018
Alex McLeish feared losing Allan McGregor to retirement
The Scotland goalkeeper announced the decision to call time on his international career on Monday.
Mar 12, 13:57

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Friday's key events


ATHLETICS
· The athletics schedule begins, with 100m sprinter Dina Asher-Smith among the names in action on the opening day. The men's 10,000m final concludes the action, with Team GB's Sam Atkin and Marc Scott taking part in the absence of 2012 and 2016 champion Sir Mo Farah (1am-2.30pm)

ROWING
· Victoria Thornley is Team GB's representative in the women's single sculls final (1.33am)
· Great Britain will be going for gold in the men's eight final (2.25am)

SWIMMING
· Team GB duo Molly Renshaw and Abbie Wood take part in the women's 200m breaststroke final, but new Olympic record-holder Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa is the hot favourite (2.41am)
· Luke Greenbank has very realistic ambitions of picking up a medal in the men's 200m backstroke final (2.50am)
· There is also British representation in the women's 100m freestyle final, although any medal for Anna Hopkin would be a surprise (2.59am)
· With one gold and one silver already under his belt at these Games, Duncan Scott goes again in the men's 200m individual medley final (3.16am)

TRAMPOLINE
· Bryony Page will be looking to repeat her 2016 heroics in the women's event (5am-7.30pm)

CANOE SLALOM
· Bradley Forbes-Cryans will be looking to emulate Rio gold medallist Joe Clarke in the men's kayak event (6am-9am)

FOOTBALL
· The women's tournament enters the quarter-finals, with Great Britain facing Australia at the Ibaraki Kashima Stadium (10am)

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