Walter Smith

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heraldscotland
John Brown and Howard Wilkinson remember Rangers versus Leeds in the 'Battle of Britain' 25 years ontunnel. “We were laughing because we could see they had fear in their eyes, ev
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
tunnel. “We were laughing because we could see they had fear in their eyes, even in the tunnel at Ibrox. It was something Walter [Smith] and even the previous manager Graeme Souness had said. He said ‘stare them out and if they can’t hold your... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Battle of Britain: 25 years down the line, Ibrox legend John Brown recalls the build-up and crazy aftermath of Rangers landmark victory over Leeds United in the Champions Leaguewere laughing because we could see they had fear in their eyes, even in the tun
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
were laughing because we could see they had fear in their eyes, even in the tunnel at Ibrox. It was something Walter [Smith] and even the previous manager Graeme Souness had said. He said ‘stare them out and if they can’t hold your... Read more
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Football365
Fifteen years ago: Remembering Wayne Rooney vs Arsenalearly 2000s, an era characterised by debt, penury and the near-constant threat
Football365 / Posted 3 days ago
early 2000s, an era characterised by debt, penury and the near-constant threat of relegation. As the four-year reign of Walter Smith ground to an end, an outcome that Evertonians willed with an almost palpable sense of desire, the Blue half of... Read more
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Scotsman
Brendan Rodgers insists his attacking approach will let Celtic thrivenotable European achievement by a Scottish club in the past 10 years that was R
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
notable European achievement by a Scottish club in the past 10 years that was Rangers’ reaching the 2008 UEFA Cup final, Walter Smith parked more buses than London transport. Adopting an ultra-defensive strategy on occasions when the opponents... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
How we remember Wayne Rooney's arrival in the Premier Leaguereally was a never to be forgotten afternoon. How much had you heard of the na
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 days ago
really was a never to be forgotten afternoon. How much had you heard of the name before then? Plenty. Six months earlier Walter Smith had told me with wide-eyed excitement - and only a hint of gallows humour - that "We've got a young boy here... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Revealed: Where Ronald Koeman's Everton away record places him amongst the history booksbased on the points per away game that each picked up. That ranks Koeman on jo
Liverpool Echo / Posted 6 days ago
based on the points per away game that each picked up. That ranks Koeman on joint 16th - with the exact same record as Walter Smith. In fact, when the spells of Howard Kendall's tenure are all collected as one rather than separately, only one... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Local results for golf; harness racing starters83/65, Greg McCormack 83/68, Tom Donovan 83/68, Tom Greene 83/66, Tom Plante 83
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
83/65, Greg McCormack 83/68, Tom Donovan 83/68, Tom Greene 83/66, Tom Plante 83/68, Net, 2: Steve Bentley 82/63, Charles Walter Smith 85/64, Harry Hall 84/65, Christo Stratos 86/69, Team Gross: Peter Wright, 61/61; Jack Wyman, 61/61; Joe... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland boss O'Neill top choice as Scots strive to bring back glory daysmanagerial turns in the modern era. Berti Vogts, George Burley, Craig Levein a
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
managerial turns in the modern era. Berti Vogts, George Burley, Craig Levein and Strachan have all tried without success. Walter Smith and Alex McLeish have gone close in a fire fighting sense a decade or so ago, yet - despite a strong end to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Stewart Weir: Let’s not abandon hope – just one-liners and excusesPaul Lambert, Steven Pressley, Kenny Dalglish, Graeme Souness, Billy Davies, St
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
Paul Lambert, Steven Pressley, Kenny Dalglish, Graeme Souness, Billy Davies, Steve Clarke, Joe Jordan, Alan Irvine, Walter Smith, John Collins, Ally McCoist, Malky Mackay (oh, I’ve said him already but he gets in again because some within... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Neil Lennon 'too young and handsome' to take on Scotland job following Gordon Strachan axeI get that. “But there has been a lot of good managers in that period. Berti V
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 days ago
I get that. “But there has been a lot of good managers in that period. Berti Vogts won the Euros with Germany. We’ve had Walter Smith, Alex McLeish, George Burley, Craig Brown, Craig Levein – and it hasn’t worked out for any of them. “So the... Read more
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Scotsman
Signs of progress, just no happy ending for Gordon Strachanin their bid to reach a play-off in Strachan’s second full, and final, qualifyi
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
in their bid to reach a play-off in Strachan’s second full, and final, qualifying campaign. It means he joins Berti Vogts, Walter Smith, Alex McLeish, George Burley and Levein in failing to get Scotland back to a major finals. There’s no disgrace... Read more
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Scotsman
Scotland job doesn’t float my boat, says Hibs boss Neil Lennonfor a major tournament. There have been a lot of good managers in that period;
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
for a major tournament. There have been a lot of good managers in that period; Berti Vogts won the Euros and we’ve had Walter Smith, Alex McLeish, George Burley, Craig Levein – and it hasn’t worked out for any of them. So the chopping and... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
'I'm too young and handsome' – Hibs boss Neil Lennon rules himself out of Scotland jobI get that. “But there has been a lot of good managers in that period. Berti V
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 days ago
I get that. “But there has been a lot of good managers in that period. Berti Vogts won the Euros with Germany. We’ve had Walter Smith, Alex McLeish, George Burley, Craig Brown, Craig Levein – and it hasn’t worked out for any of them. “So the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Former Manchester United boss David Moyes installed as bookies' favourite to replace Gordon Strachanlast season, but left the Black Cats in the summer following their relegation.
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
last season, but left the Black Cats in the summer following their relegation. Next Scotland manager odds: David Moyes Paul Lambert Malky Mackay Derek McInnes Alex McLeish Owen Coyle Neil Lennon Walter Smith Sir Alex Ferguson Graeme Soun... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
'Rangers legend Walter Smith was fiercer than Graeme Souness - I thought he was going to kill me'WALTER Smith provoked more fear as a manager than Graeme Souness, according to
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
WALTER Smith provoked more fear as a manager than Graeme Souness, according to former Rangers captain Barry Ferguson. The midfielder played under Smith while at Ibrox before working with notorious ex-Scotland hard man Souness at Blackburn... Read more
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Scotsman
Scotland’s latest failure | Caixinha and Miller end dispute | Celtic have ‘no chance’boss Berti Vogts. READ MORE - Yesterday’s Rumour Mill: Jamie Walker denies Ran
Scotsman / Posted 14 days ago
boss Berti Vogts. READ MORE - Yesterday’s Rumour Mill: Jamie Walker denies Rangers claim | chairman slams SFA | Walter Smith sues financial expert Strachan blames genetics Gordon Strachan has blamed his players’ lack of height as his... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Everton boss Ronald Koeman is not meeting his own standardsMore For comparison, his successor Roberto Martinez had a win percentage of 43
Liverpool Echo / Posted 14 days ago
More For comparison, his successor Roberto Martinez had a win percentage of 43.4%, while David Moyes' record was 42% and Walter Smith 28.7%, although of course those records were over a much longer period of time. But whichever way you look at... Read more
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Scotsman
Rangers boss Walter Smith sues financial expertEx-Rangers manager Walter Smith has begun court proceedings against a financial
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
Ex-Rangers manager Walter Smith has begun court proceedings against a financial adviser in order to recoup money spent on an investment while he was in charge of Everton. READ MORE - SEC to show Scotland game to stop SNP delegates heading to... Read more
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Scotsman
Jamie Walker denies Rangers claim | chairman slams SFA | Walter Smith sues financial expertJamie Walker insists he never agitated for a move to Rangers, Roy McGregor has
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
Jamie Walker insists he never agitated for a move to Rangers, Roy McGregor has slammed the SFA over Project Brave, and Walter Smith has started court proceedings against a financial expert. READ MORE - How Scotland have fared in their final group... Read more
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HITC Sport
Scotland’s bumpy road to salvation reaches end game in Sloveniacould be a national icon. Since Craig Brown led the Scots to France in 1998 – t
HITC Sport / Posted 15 days ago
could be a national icon. Since Craig Brown led the Scots to France in 1998 – their last finals appearance – Berti Vogts, Walter Smith, Alex McLeish, George Burley and Craig Levein have sampled varying degrees of painful failure to the point where... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Rangers legend Gazza's impression of former teammate Mark Hateleya little bit when I was younger with the likes of Mark Hateley. It was a great
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 days ago
a little bit when I was younger with the likes of Mark Hateley. It was a great team. "I was on holiday with my ex wife and Walter Smith was there and didn't recognise that I was on the beach. I went to my ex wife 'See that guy there. It would be a... Read more
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Scotsman
Barry Ferguson: I thought Walter Smith was going to kill meBarry Ferguson once answered Walter Smith back and came to instantly regret it,
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
Barry Ferguson once answered Walter Smith back and came to instantly regret it, believing the ex-Rangers boss was going to kill him. In a preview of an interview with Open Goal, Ferguson opened up about the fearsome former Rangers, Everton and... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scotland's latest half centurion makes history in styleThursday.” Slovenia, it should be said, has been a fairly happy hunting ground
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
Thursday.” Slovenia, it should be said, has been a fairly happy hunting ground for Gordon. Scotland were rebuilding under Walter Smith after the Berti Vogts era when he kept goal in a 3-0 win in an otherwise meaningless match in Celje, while he... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
Oyster Festival Queen contestant declares war on suicide depressionthe daughter of Eric and Stephanie Smith of Urbanna, and the granddaughter of O
Southside Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
the daughter of Eric and Stephanie Smith of Urbanna, and the granddaughter of Otis and Irma Ryman, Edith Smith and the late Walter Smith. She has a younger brother, Adam Smith. Annie Bray, Emilie’s Little Miss Spat contestant, is the daughter of... Read more
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Daily Mail
The 100 worst strikers in Premier League history: 80-61heading to Werder Bremen. Franco Di Santo scored 13 times in three seasons Wig
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
heading to Werder Bremen. Franco Di Santo scored 13 times in three seasons Wigan after a fruitless spell at Chelsea Walter Smith brought the Ivorian striker to Everton in 1998 for £4.5m after an impressive spell at Montpellier. His time at... Read more
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Scotsman
8 Ibrox bust-ups between Rangers players and managerspower that triumphed as Le Guen soon resigned. READ MORE - Declan John says go
Scotsman / Posted 20 days ago
power that triumphed as Le Guen soon resigned. READ MORE - Declan John says goal celebration proves Rangers’ unity 5. Walter Smith v Barry Ferguson and Allan McGregor Ferguson and McGregor found themselves the subject of a national outcry... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Memorable Rangers bust-upsto Motherwell and stripped of the captaincy. This time it was player power that
EveningTimes Online / Posted 20 days ago
to Motherwell and stripped of the captaincy. This time it was player power that triumphed as Le Guen soon resigned. 5. Walter Smith v Barry Ferguson and Allan McGregor Ferguson and McGregor found themselves the subject of a national outcry... Read more
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Football365
Calling for an end to Mourinho's Fellaini 'nonsense'football on the deck and nor do the players seem to be encouraged to go long. W
Football365 / Posted 23 days ago
football on the deck and nor do the players seem to be encouraged to go long. We are just awful. Not like the days when Walter Smith fashioned an entire XI out of budget centre halves but more like a Mike Walker-esque “what exactly are we... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Police investigate triple shooting in Chickasaw neighborhoodgetting hurt, or something like that, of course it bothers you because we've al
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 25 days ago
getting hurt, or something like that, of course it bothers you because we've all got children and grandchildren and such," Walter Smith said. "But I think it's just a sad day when people have no regard for life. But I think there's still... Read more
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heraldscotland
Ross McCrorie holds his own as Rangers' seven debutants experience baptism of fireas seven Old Firm debutants, but Pedro Caixinha wasn’t exactly the first manage
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
as seven Old Firm debutants, but Pedro Caixinha wasn’t exactly the first manager to throw players in at the deep end. Even Walter Smith, who was invited into the dressing room to sort ‘this lot out’ as he walked along Edmiston Drive with his... Read more
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heraldscotland
My Sporting Saturday with Ian Crocker, today's Old Firm match commentatorbecause I’m just buzzing. Imagine what it must be like for the players. I’m onl
heraldscotland / Posted 30 days ago
because I’m just buzzing. Imagine what it must be like for the players. I’m only shouting their names out! I used to ring Walter Smith on the morning of games to get an early shout on his team. We’d end up chewing the fat for a while. I miss those... Read more
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heraldscotland
His future may not hang on it, but Brendan Rodgers has plenty at stake in this lunchtime's Old Firm match tooleague since. In the old days at least, Old Firm managers used to be defined b
heraldscotland / Posted 30 days ago
league since. In the old days at least, Old Firm managers used to be defined by head to heads against opposing managers. Walter Smith saw off a raft of Celtic managers during the nine-in-a-row years, then Martin O’Neill dented Dick Advocaat’s... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Arsenal legend reveals how he could have joined Scottish giantsboss George Graham to keep their approach a secret. 'The Romford Pele' was com
Daily Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
boss George Graham to keep their approach a secret. 'The Romford Pele' was coming through the ranks at Highbury when Walter Smith tried to bring him to Glasgow, but Parlour says the move was kept from him to stop him using it as a way of... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
UI documentary shows how black community supported studentsThe University of Illinois has accepted black students since its earliest days,
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted a month ago
The University of Illinois has accepted black students since its earliest days, with the first — William Walter Smith — graduating in 1900. But only a handful were enrolled at any one time, and it would be decades before they could actually live on... Read more

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