Looking for the perfect gift for the Rangers fan in your life? Look no further than this Ally McCoist poster! An iconic figure in Scottish football, Ally McCoist was a true legend of the game. He scored some of the most memorable goals in Rangers history, and was part of one of the most successful teams in the club's history. This poster is a must-have for any Rangers fan, and is sure to be a treasured keepsake.
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Ally McCoist is one of the most iconic and successful players in the history of Rangers Football Club. He is also one of the most decorated, having won numerous league titles, Scottish Cups, and League Cups during his time at Ibrox. After retiring from playing in 1997, McCoist took on a number of roles at Rangers, including player-manager and assistant manager. In 2011, he was appointed manager and led the club to three successive promotions before resigning in 2014.
McCoist's club career
began with St Johnstone. He made his professional debut for the club in 1979 and went on to make over 100 appearances for the Perthshire side. He moved to Sunderland in 1981 spending two seasons over there. In 1983, McCoist signed for Rangers for a then Scottish record fee of £340,000. McCoist would go on to spend 14 years at Ibrox, making more than 500 appearances and scoring 251 goals. He is the club's all-time leading goalscorer.
During his time at Rangers, McCoist won nine league titles, six Scottish Cups, and five League Cups. He was also named Scottish Footballer of the Year in 1991 and Rangers' Player of the Year on four occasions. In his 15 years with the club, McCoist made over 400 appearances and scored more than 250 goals. He also won the European Golden Shoe twice in 1992 and 1993. McCoist spent two seasons with Kilmarnock before retiring in 2001.
McCoist's Managerial Career
Ally McCoist began his managerial career with Rangers in 2007. He was appointed as the assistant manager to Walter Smith where he helped the team reach the final of the UEFA Cup. McCoist led Rangers to a League and Scottish Cup double in his first season in charge. He then guided the club to promotion back to the Scottish Premiership in 2009.
In 2011, McCoist was appointed manager on a full-time basis following the retirement of Walter Smith. The club entered into administration and were sent to the Scottish Third Division. McCoist stayed along with Rangers during the hard times and he went on to lead Rangers to two successive promotions, winning the Scottish Third Division and Scottish League One along the way. However, he resigned from his role as Rangers manager in 2014 after a disagreement with the club's board over their handling of financial difficulties.
McCoist is currently working as a pundit for BT Sport. He is also a regular contributor to Rangers TV, where he offers his expert opinion on all things Rangers.
What Made Ally McCoist a great striker?
McCoist's style of play was that of a classic striker. He was strong, quick, and intelligent in his movement. He was also an excellent finisher, which is why he is the club's all-time leading goalscorer. McCoist was not just a goal scorer though, he was also a team player and would often create chances for his teammates with his movement and vision.
Ally McCoist was a born leader and it was this quality that made him such a successful manager. He had the ability to motivate and inspire those around him. This was evident in the way he led Rangers back to the Scottish Premiership after they were relegated to the third division.
McCoist's time with Scotland was equally as successful as his time with Rangers. He made his debut for the national team in 1983 and went on to make 61 appearances, scoring 19 goals. McCoist was a key member of the Scotland team that reached the 1986 World Cup finals. He also played at Euro 96 and helped Scotland qualify for the 1998 World Cup though he did not play in that tournament.
Ally McCoist is an icon not just in the history of Rangers football club, but in Scottish football as a whole. His playing career was filled with trophies and individual awards, and his managerial career was no different. McCoist is a Rangers legend and will always be remembered as one of the greatest players and managers to ever grace the Scottish game.