Former Scotland and Rangers manager Walter Smith is recovering in hospital after undergoing an operation, the Ibrox club have said.
No further details have been released about the condition of the 73-year-old, who also had a spell in charge of Everton.
Rangers Football Club can confirm Walter Smith had an operation on Monday and he is currently recovering in hospital.
His family have requested privacy at this time. pic.twitter.com/rqfNL0urtR
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) March 13, 2021
Rangers said in a statement: “Rangers Football Club can confirm Walter Smith had an operation on Monday and he is currently recovering in hospital.
“His family have requested privacy at this time.”
After a short playing career at Dundee United and Dumbarton, Smith won 21 trophies with Premiership champions Rangers in two separate spells as manager from 1991-1998 and 2007-2011. He first joined the club as assistant to Graeme Souness in 1986.
He was Scotland boss between 2004 and 2007, and also spent three seasons in charge of Everton and assisted Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.
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