Download e-book for kindle: Ally McCoist: Rangers' Hero by Alistair Aird

By Alistair Aird

ISBN-10: 1843589451

ISBN-13: 9781843589457

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 enthusiasts as he tested himself as some of the most well known carrying personalities within the united kingdom. a faculty boy prodigy, it was once consistently transparent that McCoist was once destined for prime flight soccer. At simply sixteen he signed his first expert agreement with St Johnstone, taking pictures to prominence within the 1980/81 season, scoring 22 league ambitions 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 again to Scotland and signed for his boyhood heroes Glasgow Rangers. Over the subsequent fifteen years, he tested himself as arguably the best goal-scorer ever to play for the membership. He not just gave center and soul for Rangers yet was once additionally capped sixty one instances 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 profession, culminating in McCoist attaining mythical prestige. It additionally seems on the occasions that helped to form his existence - overcoming homesickness while first taking part in for an English membership and the way he coped whilst his younger son needed to endure numerous life-saving operations. Having hung up his boots, Ally's bright character made him a average for the tv display. Now, besides the fact that, he has come complete circle and back 'home' - after a profitable spell as assistant supervisor at his cherished Rangers, he has taken over the reins to develop into supervisor. this excellent e-book is a must-read for any soccer fan or certainly for somebody captivated through this large-than-life personality.

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