Former Birmingham City manager backs another ex-Blues boss for Villa job
Steve Bruce is the man to halt Aston Villa’s slump according to Alex McLeish.
But the Scot says the club’s boo-boys must get over Bruce’s background with arch-rivals Birmingham.
McLeish admits his own sacking from Villa after just a season from 2011–2012 is still “raw” after claiming it was a “miracle” he kept them up after controversially crossing the Second City.
Former Hull, Sunderland, Wigan and Birmingham manager Bruce still lives locally and is reported to be near the top of Villa’s current short-list to replace Roberto Di Matteo after guiding the Tigers to promotion in May then... read more
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