Despite tough times at Birmingham, McLeish relishes the pressures he must overcome
Birmingham boss Alex McLeish praised his team's resilience in securing a point at Everton which moved them out of the Barclays Premier League relegation zone.
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BIRMINGHAM manager Alex McLeish is in talks over a new contract and vice-chairman Peter Pannu believes an agreement is close. McLeish, whose contract expires in 18 months, met with Pannu and chief executive Michael Dunford on Monday to discuss terms for a new deal.
ALEX McLeish says Birmingham City's failure to display the killer touch in home matches has been a major downfall in their battle for survival in the Barclays Premier League.
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BIRMINGHAM City new boys James McFadden and David Murphy revealed it was the "Alex McLeish factor" that lured them both to St Andrews.
ALEX McLeish hopes to be formally reunited today with the man who lit up his tenure as Scotland manager after Birmingham City agreed a fee in the region of £5.5 million with Everton for the transfer of James McFadden.
BIRMINGHAM chairman David Gold has admitted that he and co-owner David Sullivan have been bracing themselves for "many weeks" for the collapse of the takeover bid by Carson Yeung.
NEW Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish has admitted he investigated the possibility of enlisting Blues midfielder Gary McSheffrey's services when he was Scotland coach.
NEW Birmingham manager Alex McLeish has indicated his desire to recruit players from north of the Border as he looks to strengthen his squad when the transfer window opens next month.
THAT fortune favours the brave is a saying which earns validation where Alex McLeish is concerned, since no-one can say he did not display courage in a career during which he amassed 77 international caps for Scotland.
ALEX McLeish must have wondered where everybody had gone. A Friday press conference and just a handful of journalists, a small gathering from the dailies and the Sundays, a camera crew or two, nothing like the circus he was used to in his last incarnation as a club manager.