McLeish hails returning Dunne

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Alex McLeish hailed the performance of fit-again Aston Villa captain Richard Dunne as his side earned a valuable point in their battle against relegation at local rivals West Brom.

Central defender Dunne returned after a two-and-a-half-month absence with a broken collarbone to help Villa secure a goalless draw at the Hawthorns.

McLeish said: "Richard is a leader, a leader by example. We took a calculated gamble. Richard told me if I needed him, he was good to go.

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