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McLeish quits as Scotland boss

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Alex McLeish has resigned as Scotland manager, and is expected to be unveiled as the new manager of Birmingham on Wednesday.

Scottish Football Association chief executive Gordon Smith confirmed the 48-year-old submitted a written resignation on Tuesday afternoon, and said: "We are very disappointed to lose Alex as our manager."

Scottish FA president George Peat said in a statement: "It is with regret I can confirm Alex McLeish has notified the Scottish FA he has resigned from his position as national team coach with immediate effect. I am disappointed Alex has chosen this course of action. He is an outstanding manager who has done a fantastic job with the national team."

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