Who is ITV pundit Ally McCoist, what teams did he play for?
ITV will retain the services of Rangers legend Ally McCoist for their live coverage of Euro 2020 this summer.
McCoist proved to be a big hit among ITV viewers for his commentary style during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
The 58-year-old former striker is a Rangers hero, spending FIFTEEN years with the Glasgow giants between 1983 and 1998.
McCoist racked up 418 appearances for Rangers during his time at Ibrox, netting an impressive 251 goals during that period.
He also managed the Glasgow side for three years between 2011 and 2014, helping the club to successive promotions from the Scottish fourth and third divisions after the club was put into liquidation in 2012.
Who is Ally McCoist?
- Born – Bellshill, Scotland, 1962
- 1979-1981 – St. Johnstone (57 apps)
- 1981-1983 – Sunderland (56 apps)
- 1983-1998 – Rangers (418 apps)
- 1994 – Awarded MBE for services to football
- 1998-2001 – Kilmarnock (53 apps)
- 1996-2007 – Team Captain, A Question of Sport
- 2010 – Pundit for ESPN, ITV, BT Sport, Amazon Prime
- 2011-2014 – Manager, Rangers
McCoist also has 61 caps for Scotland, bagging nineteen goals for the Tartan Terriers between 1986 and 1998.
McCoist will be part of ITV's commentary team for Euro 2020, working alongside Sam Matterface, Clive Tyldesley, Joe Speight, Seb Hutchinson
and Tom Gayle, as well as co-commentators Lee Dixon and John Hartson.
The Scotsman is expected to be on co-commentary for Scotland's games at this summer's tournament.
Scotland line up in Group D alongside England, Croatia and the Czech Republic, with their opener against the Czech Republic scheduled for June 14 at Hampden Park.
Scotland's first game live on ITV is the mouthwatering clash with the Auld enemy England at 8pm on June 18, with Ally McCoist likely to be part of the commentary team.
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