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Craig Levein

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by mack-the-knife (U14067981) 17 December 2009
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The world of international football will now be quaking at the news that Scotland have approached Craig Levein for the managers post.

This we be the catalyst for the tartan army to march onto greatness. Its the final piece of the jigsaw towards global football domination.

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comment by MGUK82 (U4314603)

posted Dec 23, 2009

From a friendly English POV, what you lot need to get sorted out are friendlies to allow Levein to get to know his guys. Tick tick tick...

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posted Dec 23, 2009

Bet you Weegies are spewing that a FIFER is to be the next Scotland manager!LOL

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posted Dec 23, 2009

no in a word!. He couldn't cut management at championship level so how on earth will he make it happen on the international stage.

Mind you there aren't any great expectations managing Scotland so waht has he got to lose.

I am surprised by this appointment.

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comment by desmond (U9290611)

posted Dec 23, 2009

He is a good manager and has done very well with United, but I think that he will regret leaving Dundee.The job is a thankless one and he is going to have to deal with a group of twits in the SFA.Nevertheless he has my best wishes.

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posted Dec 23, 2009

as a weegie, but also a Dundee United supporter, I have mixed feelings about the appointment. Levein has been doing a decent job at United, but there are still things he needs to learn it seems e.g. the fact that an ordinary Rangers team wanted to win last Tuesday's game more than Levein's men - the difference in that game was appetite, not talent.

And as for Scotland, well, because Levein seems to have a bit to learn, I envisage some poor results. I really hope I'm wrong. We simply have to qualify for the Euros, so that's a fair bit of pressure for a man who hasn't managed under that level of pressure and scrutiny. On the positive side, hopefully a man from outside the old firm and the old boys network will have a more appropriate attitude to the likes of Boyd and McGregor - basically, if you aren't willing to do things my way for the sake of the team, fine. Don't play. Waste away your career at a parochial team like Rangers and never get near the big stage.

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posted Dec 23, 2009

There is no doubt that Levein is the best Manager in Scotland at the moment, he is not of your "chequebook" variety like Smith, he will do well, have success, then get cherry picked by an English club...

The SFA meanwhile have proved what a small tawdry dirty dealing and dishonest organisation thay are with all the dealings of this.....when are the SFA going to have a clearout of top management and get some decent people in there?

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posted Dec 23, 2009

He was probably one of the poorest managers leicester has had in a long time, he tried to turn us into a scotland 3rd team
rubbish

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posted Dec 23, 2009

I have no problem with a foreign coach, but unless you're going to go out and get a Hiddink, Mancini, or Mourinho, I really don't see the point in bringing in a second rate coach.

.... and on top of that, our Scottish big names of Smith, Moyes, Souness all say,"no thanks", we're not left with much to chose from.

I think he's the best we've got at present, so I'm getting right behind him and whatever team he decides to pick (even if it's got ferguson, macgregor and boyd in it.... although I hope not)!!!!!

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posted Dec 26, 2009

Someone who might actually give Lee Wilkiw the chance he deserves one day.

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posted Dec 31, 2009

Anyone who walks out on a club like this b*****d has done to United can't be trusted with the fortunes of the national team.I hope he fails miserably with the national team.

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