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Flags will fly at half-mast across Scotland this weekend as a mark of respect for those affected by the helicopter crash in Glasgow.

Bloody Bluenose awaits McLeish as rivals unite

Swapping clubs in the Second City is a career choice fraught with animosity

Agbonlahor praises 'courageous' McLeish and calls for unity

Gabriel Agbonlahor, an Aston Villa supporter long before he became a first-team striker at the club, last night welcomed the arrival of Alex McLeish and anticipated a more attacking style than the Scot was known for at Birmingham City.

Villa get their man but row over McLeish is sure to rumble on

Aston Villa may have concluded their protracted search for a new manager but the brouhaha over Alex McLeish's controversial appointment is set to rumble on.

Aston Villa appoint Alex McLeish as manager

Aston Villa have confirmed the controversial appointment of former Birmingham boss Alex McLeish as their new manager.

Rodriguez cries out for Argentina return

Liverpool winger Maxi Rodriguez could be on his way back to Argentina after admitting he has always wanted to return to his boyhood club, Newell's Old Boys.

LMA chief backs Alex McLeish for Aston Villa

League Managers Association chief executive Richard Bevan believes Alex McLeish would be a success as manager of Aston Villa.

Marlon King completes Birmingham move

Striker Marlon King has joined Birmingham City after turning down a new contract with npower Championship rivals Coventry.

Chris Burke joins Birmingham

Birmingham have completed their first signing since being relegated from the Barclays Premier League with winger Chris Burke joining on a Bosman transfer from Cardiff.

Kevin Phillips, Sebastian Larsson and Lee Bowyer leave Birmingham

Birmingham have confirmed the release of Kevin Phillips, Sebastian Larsson and Lee Bowyer following the club's relegation from the Barclays Premier League.

Sebastian Larsson exit from Birmingham confirmed

Winger Sebastian Larsson's five-year spell at Birmingham has come to an end, Press Association Sport understands.

Birmingham rule out sale of leading players

Chairman Peter Pannu insists Birmingham will not sell any of their leading players on the cheap following relegation from the Barclays Premier League.

The truth about Grant: good managers do not relegate big clubs

Gold and Sullivan should have been ruthless and removed the manager. Instead, another 'golden generation' face the dreaded drop

Birmingham throw book at Bentley, literally

David Bentley has escaped a fine for his act of petulance ahead of Birmingham City's derby with Wolves last Sunday but manager Alex McLeish literally threw the book at him. The club's rule book, that is.

David Bentley escapes fine after breaching club rules

Birmingham are to take no action against on-loan winger David Bentley despite breaching a club rule by leaving St Andrew's after being left out of the squad to face Wolves on Sunday.

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