In McLeish, the board reckoned they had employed a man of pedigree. A former international manager, who had previously won his fair share of Old Firm rivalries against a certain Mr Martin O’Neill. His reign brought a period of renewed optimism in the Blue half of Glasgow and Champions League qualification. After the in-fighting and lack of direction that lived and breathed the Gerard Houllier era, Randy Lerner has staked his money and his reputation on a return to good times at Villa Park, through a man who similarly to Alex Ferguson, serves his football with more than a fair share of Scottish guts, grit and determination.
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