Big Eck Is More Determined Now
Written by RockSport on March 17, 2018
Alex McLeish admits he is more determined to prove his credentials as Scotland manager having not been the preferred candidate for the role.
McLeish, 59, was hired to take over from Gordon Strachan after the Scottish FA’s top target, Michael O’Neill, opted to remain in charge of Northern Ireland.
He begins his second spell as national boss on 23 March against Costa Rica.
“You never stop trying to prove yourself,” former Rangers and Aston Villa boss McLeish told a media scrum at Hampden Park.
“You have to keep going and there’ll always be a critic out there and you have to rise above it and show what you’re made of.