Villa sacks McLeish
Aston Villa has sacked manager Alex McLeish after narrowly avoiding relegation this season.
McLeish took over at Villa Park at the start of the season having left relegated Birmingham City at the end of the of 2010/11 season.
Villa finished fifth from the bottom and just two points ahead of relegated Bolton Wanderers.
It was a superior goal difference that meant that Villa went into the final round without fear of relegation.
Here is some of the stats for McLeish's Villa:
|Failed to score||15|
|Ave. goals scored||1.0|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.4|
|Biggest win||Aston Villa 3 - 1 Blackburn|
Aston Villa 2 - 0 Wigan
Chelsea 1 - 3 Aston Villa
|Biggest loss||Man United 4 - 0 Aston Villa|
|Scored 3 or more||4|
|Conceded 3 or more||4|
|Scored 5 or more||0|
|Conceded 5 or more||0|
|Ave. goals scored||1.1|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.3|
|Ave. goals scored||0.9|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.5|