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There will be question marks over the manager- McCoist puts the boot into Gio

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Ally McCoist has piled the pressure on Giovanni van Bronckhorst after successive 4-0 defeats.

Losing to Celtic was sore, a reaction was expected but an equally gutless performance saw the Dutch champions canter to as easy a three points as they have ever picked up in the Champions League.

Van Bronckhorst made one change to the side pumped by Celtic but Scott Wright looked like a competition winner coming in for Steve Davis with the former Aberdeen man substituted at half-time.

The results were poor but the biggest issue was the lack of commitment and endeavour from his players. When a manager can’t get a reaction from the dressing room his options are limited. Bad players tend to outlast under achieving managers.

Speaking on BT Sport after the final whistle McCoist said:

There will definitely be question marks over the players but there will be question marks over the manager too.

The one thing that concerns me more than anything was the lack of effort to run about.

I’m looking at their midfielders and they’re bombing on beyond the ball and creating space. Their movement in the first half was excellent

As manager of Sevco McCoist lost cup ties to Queen of the South, Forfar Athletic and Raith Rovers, after losing 3-2 after leading Alloa 2-0 he opted for a year on gardening leave rather than face Celtic in the 2015 League Cup semi-final.

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  • the maister says:

    Maybe the lack of effort to “Run About” was because they were getting the “Runaround”?!
    There’s more than a few question marks hanging around Ipox just now!

    • Paul Mac says:

      anyone else get a Mike Reid image in their heads when they hear the word “Runaround” or just me ?? 😉

      • the maister says:

        No. Just you. Sad that, really! I think you’re on the wrong site. BB Ceebies is a TV Channel! Try beside all the other BBC Channels.

  • the maister says:

    p.s. Have you not got any better pictures of McCoist, Ed?

  • Frankie says:

    Talk about the gardener throwing wee boncky under a bus more like a steamroller, 4easy way to clean up use AJAX.

  • John Copeland says:

    That’s a tuppenny yin from super swally ! Imagine having the audacity to criticize any manager ,especially with his record ! By the way McCoist is beginning to look like he’s got a face that’s worn out 5 bodies ! Talk about rough .

    • Scouse bhoy says:

      The fish supper cup expert. The nerve of this imposter really defies belief. This was ajax not alloa.

  • Charlie Green says:

    Is McCoist morphing into Walter Smith? What has he done to his face?

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