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Last Updated: Tuesday January 09 2007 06:36 GMT

Smith 'will become Rangers boss'

Walter Smith

It looks like Walter Smith will be the new Rangers manager, but he'll probably have to quit his job as the Scotland manager so he can do it.

The Scottish FA said they wouldn't let him leave his job as he has 18 months left on his contract, and also said he couldn't do both jobs at once.

But at the end of a meeting on Monday, reports say he quit.

If he does take over at Rangers, the club will have to pay the SFA to make up for the fact he's leaving early.

He'll take over from former manager Paul Le Guen, who left after a run of bad performances.

Smith has been manager of Rangers before, and while in charge the team won an amazing nine Scottish Premier League titles in a row.



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