Ally McCoist: Rangers' Hero by Alistair Aird

By Alistair Aird

Best friend McCoist is considered one of Scottish football's best-loved characters. In a two-decade occupation, he received the hearts and minds of legions of lovers as he demonstrated himself as some of the most renowned wearing personalities within the united kingdom. a college boy prodigy, it was once constantly transparent that McCoist was once destined for prime flight soccer. At simply sixteen he signed his first expert agreement with St Johnstone, capturing to prominence within the 1980/81 season, scoring 22 league pursuits and taking part in a starring position for the Scottish adolescence crew. He used to be quickly scorching estate. After years of combined fortunes at Sunderland, McCoist back to Scotland and signed for his boyhood heroes Glasgow Rangers. Over the following fifteen years, he proven himself as arguably the best goal-scorer ever to play for the membership. He not just gave middle and soul for Rangers yet was once additionally capped sixty one occasions for Scotland. An authoritative and affectionate portrait of this much-loved sportsman, best friend McCoist - Rangers' Hero charts the highs and lows of a desirable occupation, culminating in McCoist achieving mythical prestige. It additionally seems on the occasions that helped to form his existence - overcoming homesickness whilst first enjoying for an English membership and the way he coped whilst his younger son needed to suffer a number of life-saving operations. Having hung up his boots, Ally's vivid character made him a traditional for the tv reveal. Now, even though, he has come complete circle and again 'home' - after a winning spell as assistant supervisor at his cherished Rangers, he has taken over the reins to develop into supervisor. this excellent publication is a must-read for any soccer fan or certainly for somebody captivated by way of this large-than-life personality.

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