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Ally McCoist

Ally McCoist in 1994
Personal information
Full nameAlistair Murdoch McCoist
Date of birth24 September 1962(age 54)
Place of birthBellshill, Scotland
Height5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubRangers (manager)

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Alistair Murdoch "Ally" McCoist, MBE (-enməˈkɔɪst); 24 September 1962) is a Scottish football manager and former player. Currently he is the manager of, Rangers FC.

McCoist began his career with St Johnstone before moving to Sunderland in 1981. He returned to Scotland two years later and signed with Rangers. At Rangers, McCoist became the club's record goalscorer, netting 355 goals. In addition to this McCoist holds the Rangers records for number of league goals scored, number of Scottish League Cup goals scored and the most goals scored by a player in European competitions with 251, 54 and 21 respectively. McCoist is also third in the all-time appearance table for Rangers, having made 581 appearances for the club.

He is second in the Scottish top tier league's all time leading goalscorer having netted 291 times for St. Johnstone, Rangers and Kilmarnock between 1979 and 2001.

Largely thanks to his career at Rangers, McCoist was inducted into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame in 2007. He is also a member of the Scotland Football Hall of Fame, having gained 61 international caps.

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