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Ally McCoist reflects Rangers job

Rangers manager Ally McCoist

Ibrox side Rangers was the perfect job at the worst time, admits Gers legend Ally McCoist.

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Quoted by Inside Futbol, Ally McCoist has described his spell as Rangers manager as a "dream job at the wrong time".

The 53-year-old resigned from his role as Rangers boss in 2014, having taken charge in 2011 and helped negotiate the club's infamous financial meltdown in 2012.

Despite Rangers being demoted to the fourth tier of Scottish football, McCoist, who also enjoyed a goal-laden playing career at Ibrox, stayed on as manager and won two promotions.

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He has certainly done his bit for the club these past few years, but the Gers, now under Mark Warburton, have finally finished what McCoist started and now prepare for their return to the Premiership following a four-year absence.

“I’m pretty philosophical when I look back. It was the dream job at probably the wrong time," he said to Herald Scotland, via Inside Futbol.

“The club was going through the worst period in its history and it was probably the wrong time. It wasn’t the wrong time because it was my fault or anything like that.”

Rangers manager Mark Warburton celebrates winning the Scottish Championship with the trophy

McCoist has been absent from Ibrox for some time, refusing to even attend matches anymore, but now that the good times seem to be coming back he might well be tempted to visit the ground once more.

Warburton is building an impressive squad, too, with Joey Barton and Jordan Rossiter among two of the four new faces arriving at Rangers this summer, along with Matt Crooks and Josh Windass - both of whom signed pre-contracts earlier in the year.

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