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McLeish Exclusive: ‘Battered’ Celtic player has emerged into Colossus

Celtic have struggled in defence this season but a new-found confidence epitomised by Kristoffer Ajer means the worst is behind them. That is the view...

‘You’re talking £50m’ – Exclusive: Manager reacts as Leeds reach 2021...

Repeat Leeds United loanee Jack Harrison would be an absolute bargain at around £10million. That is according to ex-Scotland, Rangers and Aston Villa manager Alex...

Exclusive: Manager destroys Newcastle critics after humbling

The level of criticism aimed at Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce this season is unfair, insists Alex McLeish. Speaking to Football Insider assistant editor Russell...

Manager Exclusive: Ancelotti has ‘Horrible’ decision to make after big development

Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has a "horrible" decision to make over his goalkeepers, according to Alex McLeish. Speaking exclusively to Football Insider assistant editor Russell Edge, the...

McLeish Exclusive: This may be Real Reason Pickford axed by Everton

Alex McLeish has claimed Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti dropped Jordan Pickford against Newcastle United to "sharpen him up". Speaking exclusively to Football Insider assistant editor Russell Edge,...

‘This guy is on a Different Level now’ – Exclusive: McLeish...

Celtic attacker Ryan Christie will be flattered by reported interest from OGC Nice, according to Alex McLeish. Speaking exclusively to Football Insider assistant editor Russell Edge, the...

‘He’s finished at Spurs’ – Exclusive: McLeish reacts to new Tottenham...

Alex McLeish has suggested that Danny Rose's wage demands stopped him from leaving Tottenham during the transfer window. Speaking exclusively to Football Insider assistant editor Russell Edge,...

‘I’m sure of it’ – Exclusive: McLeish makes big Edouard claim...

Alex McLeish has claimed that Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard will be "desperate" to prove to manager Neil Lennon that he is capable of playing in next weekend's Old Firm derby.  Speaking exclusively...

‘Amazing…’ – Exclusive: Alex McLeish wowed by ‘Invisible’ Celtic player

Alex McLeish has hailed Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths for his "amazing" ability to bounce back from lengthy absences in his career. Speaking exclusively to Football Insider assistant editor Russell Edge, the former...

‘Agents Tearing their hair out’ – Exclusive: McLeish reacts as Aston...

Alex McLeish has claimed that the agents of Aston Villa duo Anwar El Ghazi and Frederic Guilbert will be "tearing their hair out".  Speaking exclusively to Football...

McLeish Exclusive: ‘Horrendous’ setback was a ‘blessing’ for Aston Villa talent

Alex McLeish has claimed that the delay in action caused by the Coronavirus pandemic has proved to be an inadvertent "blessing" for Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn.  Speaking exclusively to Football...

McLeish Exclusive: ‘Outstanding’ barely-seen Celtic talent backed to start v Rangers

Alex McLeish has backed Celtic manager Neil Lennon to "unleash" David Turnbull in the first Old Firm derby of the season later this month.  Speaking...

‘Different days’ – Former Rangers manager rubbishes comparisons with Gerrard reign

Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish has rubbished comparisons between Steven Gerrard taking the reins at Ibrox and when McLeish succeeded Dick Advocaat as Gers...

Alex McLeish: This is what I expect to see at Rangers...

Scotland manager Alex McLeish has revealed that he expects to see an "uplift" in the quality of players at Rangers when Steven Gerrard officially...

‘Load of rubbish’, ‘Irony is clearly lost’ – Celtic fans rage...

Celtic fans on social media have reacted with anger to the remarks made by Scotland boss Alex McLeish that 'Scottish football needs a strong...

‘Not a level playing field’ – Alex McLeish makes claim about...

Scotland manager Alex McLeish has claimed there is not a "level playing field" between Rangers and Celtic after the Hoops wrapped up their seventh...

Rodgers must stand firm and withdraw Celtic players from pointless excursion

COMMENT There is a storm brewing between Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers and Scotland manager Alex McLeish. McLeish has revealed, as quoted by the Herald, that he...

Manager confirms he is waiting for second round of talks with...

Scotland manager Alex McLeish has confirmed that he is set to have more talks with Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers over the possibility of taking...

Alex McLeish: It would be a disaster if this happened to...

Scotland boss Alex McLeish thinks it will be a "bit of a disaster" if Rangers don't finish second in the Scottish Premiership this season...

‘Really high standard’ – Alex McLeish raves about international reportedly on...

Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish thinks Scotland international Allan McGregor has "plenty of mileage" left in the tank despite his age after reports claimed...

‘Really disappointed’ – McLeish slams midfielder over Rangers spell, jokes he...

Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish has admitted he was "really disappointed" with Joey Barton during his time at Ibrox - and joked the midfielder...

‘Instrumental’ – International boss names Celtic duo as trendsetters – challenges...

Scotland boss Alex McLeish wants his players who failed badly against Costa Rica to follow the example shown by the Celtic duo of Callum...

BBC pundit could not be more wrong about Celtic fans in...

COMMENT BBC Sportsound pundit Tam McManus has stirred up a lot of reaction with some recent comments he made on social media about Celtic fans...

‘Bit of a maverick’ – McLeish raves about Rangers star, says...

Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish believes striker Jason Cummings can be a "maverick" for club and country and thinks he has that "gallusness" a...

‘He’s a big unit’ – Alex McLeish raves about Rangers 21-year-old

Scotland manager Alex McLeish has admitted he looked at Rangers defender David Bates for a place in his squad to face Costa Rica and...

Celtic mainstay is the ideal candidate to lead Scotland into the...

COMMENT Scotland boss Alex McLeish hasn't yet decided who will take over from Scott Brown as the new captain of the national team - but...

Rodgers must strike agreement with manager to cancel out potential Celtic...

COMMENT Scotland's end of season tour matches against Peru and Mexico have come at a bad time for Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers. Rodgers and his side...

Rodgers holds talks with manager over Celtic players – confirmed

Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that he has held talks with Scotland manager Alex McLeish in the hopes that the ex-Rangers man gives his Celtic...

Alex McLeish raves about Celtic player after weekend talks are confirmed

Scotland manager Alex McLeish has raved about Celtic captain Scott Brown after he announced his retirement from international football on Monday. Brown, 32, has decided...

'I'm so disgusted' – Celtic fans lose their minds over Nicola...

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has tweeted her congratulations to new Scotland manager Alex McLeish - and it has caused Celtic fans to absolutely...

'Finished' – Celtic fans in meltdown after reported Scotland manager development

Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish is set to be named as the new Scotland boss, according to reports, and the news has caused Celtic...

'It was going to end in tears' – McLeish slams Caixinha...

Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish has claimed that Pedro Caixinha's signing policy was always going to lead to his downfall at Ibrox. The Portuguese boss...

Alex McLeish tells Rangers to forget about stopping Celtic 10-in-a-row

Ex-Rangers boss Alex McLeish reckons his former side should forget about stopping Celtic bagging yet another championship victory this season and aim for title success...

Alex McLeish blown away by Rangers 29-year-old performance v Celtic

Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish has revealed he was blown away by Daniel Candeias' performance in Saturday's Old Firm stalemate at Celtic Park. The Portuguese...

‘I’ve got some plans’ – Frontrunner breaks silence on Rangers manager...

Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish has revealed the club never contacted him over replacing Pedro Caixinha despite being widely-tipped as one of the favourites...

‘They’ve got the address’ – Manager drops Rangers interest hint

Alex McLeish has hinted that he would consider the Rangers manager job if the Glasgow club reaches out to him. Two bookmakers suspended betting on...

Nicholas warns frontrunner not to take Rangers job, reveals who he...

Charlie Nicholas has given his take on who should be the next permanent manager at Rangers, saying that Alex McLeish is the perfect fit. "They needed...

Betting update: New favourite emerges for Rangers job as McLeish odds...

Derek McInnes is the new favourite to be appointed as permanent Rangers manager, according to the latest bookmakers' odds. SkyBet have Aberdeen manager McInnes, 46,...

‘Extraordinary’, ‘Circus’ – Rangers fans rage at Monday development in manager...

Bookmakers have stopped taking bets on who will be the next Rangers manager after a flurry of backing for Alex McLeish - and fans...

Frontrunner for Rangers manager job speaks out after major development

Alex McLeish has made it clear that there has been no contact from Rangers despite betting being suspended for him to make a return...