Alex McLeish

Alex McLeish entered soccer management at Motherwell in 1994, where his side finished league runners-up in 1995. He won the First Division with Hibs in 1999 before grabbing double title success with Rangers, as well as multiple cup victories too.
Further silverware came south of the border at Birmingham City; he has also managed Aston Villa, Nottingham Forest, Belgian side Genk, Zamalek in Egypt and has had two stints with the Scottish national team
As a player, Alex won 77 Scottish caps as a centre back during which he represented his country in three World Cups. With Aberdeen, he collected 13 trophies, including the European Cup Winners Cup.

Sessions by Alex McLeish

Running in behind

in Formations and Tactics

Use this exercise to practise simple movements that are related to improving a player’s awareness of space, developing game intelligence, and encouraging players to understand when, and how, to make runs in behind the defence. MORE

Attacking zones in the box

in Attacking

This session is principally about the importance of Zone A (post) and Zone B (post) runs. For simplicity, the balls are delivered from wide areas after a ball exchange. Coaching of movement and accuracy of crossing applies. MORE


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