RANGERS Football Club can today confirm the departure of goalkeeping coach Jim Stewart.

Jim started his senior playing career with Kilmarnock then moved to Middlesbrough before joining Rangers in 1980, where he would make more than 100 first-team appearances.

Spells at Dumbarton, St Mirren and Partick Thistle followed before he settled into the world of coaching with Kilmarnock, Hearts and the Scottish national side.

He re-joined Rangers in 2007 when Walter Smith returned to the Club and was part of the hugely successful coaching team which won three top flight titles in a row and reached the 2008 UEFA Cup Final.

The Club wishes him every success in the future and thanks him for his years of commitment and loyal service – both as a player and member of the coaching team. Jim will always be welcome at Ibrox Stadium.

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