Former Scotland boss Craig Levein insists the Scottish Football Association will be making a mistake if they axe Alex McLeish today. The national team’s current manager is set to learn his fate today, as the Hampden board meeting to thrash out a decision on whether to sack him in the wake of last month’s humiliating EURO 2020 qualifying games. Scotland crumbled to a shocking 3-0 defeat to Kazakhstan and followed it up with a ground-out 2-0 victory over San Marino, the worst ranked team in world football.
Hearts manager Craig Levein believes Mcleish deserves more time
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But Levein – who had a three year stint in charge of the Scots himself after being appointed in 2009 – said: “Listen, I just think it’s a mistake. I think Alex deserves a chance to carry on. “That’s my personal opinion and we’ll see. I hope he stays on.”
The Hearts boss did not elaborate further on why he feels that McLeish should be retained as Scotland boss, but regardless, the issue will be decided once and for all at some point today. You can follow Football Scotland here on Twitter and join the conversation on our Facebook page here. We also publish a nightly newsletter at around 5pm every week day, rounding up the latest stories and more. To sign up go here.
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