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Scottish Football: Rangers boss Ally McCoist tenders his resignation


Rangers' manager Ally McCoist has tendered his resignation to the club but they have yet to respond ahead of the club's league game this evening.

 As it stands, he still taking the team for Friday evening's Scottish Championship fixture against Queen of the South until told otherwise.

The 52-year-old has a 12-month rolling contract with the Glasgow club, who have yet to comment officially.

The squad is due to gather at Rangers' Murray Park training ground for their normal pre-match meeting at 15:00 GMT.

McCoist has managed Rangers since 2011 when they were still in the Scottish Premier League, having been predecessor Walter Smith's assistant before that, as well as spending the majority of his playing career with the club.

McCoist has overseen the rebuilding of the club, on the pitch at least, after financial troubles saw them demoted to the bottom tier of Scottish Football.

Having led his side to two successive promotions in the last two seasons, Rangers have failed to live up to their billing as promotion favourites in the Scottish Championship so far.

Continuing chaos in the Rangers boardroom has also led to a drop in attendances at Ibrox, and as performances on the pitch have declined, McCoist's position has come under increased scrutiny.

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