24 November, 2017 Lymm Village, Cheshire

Walter Smith

By Matthew 10/20/2017 11:03:07 PM

Walter Smith

Previous Everton Manager

Led Rangers to seven Scottish league titles in a row, as part of the team's overall nine in succession

Currently the manager of Scottish Premier League club Rangers.

Smith signed as a defender with Dundee United in 1966. In September 1975 he moved to Dumbarton, but returned to United in 1977. In total, he made over 250 senior appearances, scoring three goals. At the age of 29, a pelvic injury threatened his career and he was invited to join the Dundee United coaching staff by Jim McLean.

Won seven consecutive Scottish league championships in the 1990s during his first spell as manager.

The second most successful manager in the history of Rangers behind Bill Struth.

Managed Premier League club Everton for four seasons after leaving Rangers in 1998.

Appointed Scotland manager in 2004 and presided over a revival in the national team's fortunes, before returning to Rangers in 2007.

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