Alistair Murdoch "Ally" McCoist MBE, is a Scottish football manager and former player.
McCoist began his playing career with Scottish club St Johnstone before moving to English side Sunderland in 1981. He returned to Scotland two years later and signed with Rangers. At Rangers, McCoist became the club's record goalscorer, netting 355 goals. In addition to this, McCoist holds the Rangers records for number of league goals scored, number of Scottish League Cup goals scored and the most goals scored by a player in European competitions with 251, 54 and 21 respectively. McCoist is also third in the all-time appearance table for Rangers, having made 581 appearances for the club.
He is currently ranked as the fifth highest goalscorer in the Scottish top tier league's all time list, having netted 260 times for Rangers and Kilmarnock between 1983 and 2001. If all league goals, from all divisions are included, he moves up one position to 4th, adding 22 1st Division goals from his time with St Johnstone between 1979 and 1981, taking his overall Scottish League total to 282.