Alex McLeish sacked: David Moyes could relaunch managerial career as new Scotland boss, talkSPORT told


Alex McLeish sacked: David Moyes could relaunch managerial career as new Scotland boss, talkSPORT told

David Moyes could relaunch his career in football management by succeeding Alex McLeish as Scotland boss.

That’s the verdict from pundit and commentator Peter Martin, who joined talkSPORT’s Scottish duo Alan Brazil and Ally McCoist to discuss the next step for the SFA.

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After weeks of speculation, McLeish was finally given the boot on Thursday following Scotland’s dreadful start to Euro 2020 qualifying – suffering a humiliating 3-0 defeat to Kazakhstan.

Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke and Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes are two of the top favourites linked with succeeding Big ‘Eck.


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But, Scotland legend McCoist says the next head coach should be someone who needs the job, rather than wants it.

And Martin believes Moyes would be a perfect fit to pick up the pieces after a dreadful year for the Scottish game.