Liverpool veteran Steven Gerrard was voted Manager of the Year by the Scottish Football Writers Association. The nomination rewards young coaches who have managed to win the title to the Rangers this season.
The Rangers did not win the championship after the 2010–2011 season and it was their first title since their administration and demotion in the fourth division in 2012. Steven Gerrard and his protagus ended the nine-year Celtic legacy on the Scottish Premiership, leading to a victory. Title last March.
After receiving the award for the best coach in the competition in Scotland, the former Liverpool No 8 was full of praise for his squad which made it possible. “I am delighted to receive the Manager of the Year Award. I get it collectively with my team. It goes without saying, because we are a team. I think we have achieved success as a staff team this season and I thank everyone in the press for voting for me and I definitely win the award.
Asked where it comes from and how to manage it, the former England team playmaker turned a blind eye. “I was put in touch with Sir Alex Ferguson through an acquaintance and we exchanged numbers, but I did not dare to send the first message (smiling) to be sure. I had a few conversations with him and he gave me time on the phone to tell me a few things about Ranger management. He has been fantastic in these conversations and I would love to sit with him and drink some coffee. He agreed and shows the kind of man he is. Steven Gerrard stated that he is not the only distinguished manager.
Steven Gerrard currently has 96 points in the Rangers, with 30 wins and 6 draws. He faced Livingstone on Wednesday before finishing the season at home against Aberdeen on Saturday.
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