Graeme Le Saux believes the 'switched on' Gordon Strachan has the strengths and qualities to revitalise Scotland
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In a pre-season match, too. The sock was slashed, the shinpad broken and, as he looked down from a prone position on a stretcher, he saw his blood spilling on to the canvas.
"I was taken into the dressing room, put on our treatment table and they were just about to stitch it up," says Graeme Le Saux of his injury at Sheffield United when playing for Blackburn Rovers under the management of Kenny Dalglish. "But the half-time whistle went and the team came back into the dressing room and Kenny said: 'Can you not f****** do that somewhere else'. And that was it – I had to get off and go into the Sheffield United dressing room. Kenny wanted to give his team talk and I just had to take it because he didn't want people looking at my shin. I could have been really offended by that but you had to take it."
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