Glasgow Rangers legend and former Scotland manager Walter Smith passes away

Glasgow Rangers legend and former Scotland coach Walter Smith passes away

Former Scotland manager and legendary Rangers coach Walter Smith has died at the age of 73, the Glasgow football team announced on Tuesday (26 October).

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our former coach, chairman, club legend Walter Smith.Rangers said in a statement.

In two stints on the club bench, Smith won 21 trophies, including seven Scottish league titles in eight years, during his first stint as Rangers chief since 1991. He then coached Everton in the English Premier League for four years. , and was briefly assistant to Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, before becoming Scotland manager in 2004.

In 2007, he made his return to Ibrox Park, winning three new league titles and leading Rangers to the final of the 2011 UEFA Cup (the former name of the Europa League), losing to Zenith St Petersburg. He retired in 2011. “It’s nearly impossible to sum up what Walter means to each of us at Rangers”, congratulated the club’s president, Douglas Park. “To Rangers fans he was more than a football coach. Walter was a friend to many, a leader, an ambassador and above all, a legend.,


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