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McLeish speaks up for Ridgewell

20 Oct 2009 10:41:19

McLeish speaks up for Ridgewell

Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish has defended centre-half Liam Ridgewell after his tackle on Theo Walcott at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.Walcott has been sidelined for a month with knee ligament damage and there was some press criticism of Ridgewell. But McLeish told his club's website: "I don't want to be spending all week talking about what was an excellent and perfectly timed challenge. "Ridgewell did everything right with the tackle, which was firm but fair." He added:.... read more


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