Ally McCoist, a striker, started his professional career at St Johnstone FC where in the 1980-81 season he scored 22 goals in 38 games. Several clubs courted McCoist but it was Sunderland who thwarted the efforts of Glasgow Rangers to sign the rising star. After two seasons at Sunderland, Rangers manager John Greig signed him in 1983. McCoist is Rangers’ top ever goal scorer, scoring 355 goals in 581 matches. During his career, McCoist won 10 League Championships, one Scottish cup, nine League Cups, was the Scottish PFA Players’ Player of the Year in 1992 and won the European Golden Boot in 1992 and 1993. He is also Scotland’s second highest ever scorer with 19 goals in 61 matches and, having gained 61 international caps is a member of the Scottish Football Hall of Fame. McCoist finished his playing career at Kilmarnock FC where he spent two seasons with manager Bobby Williamson. In 2004 he joined the Scotland national team coaching staff under his former manager Walter Smith and in 2007 followed him back to Rangers.