Rangers confirm appointment of Mark Warburton as manager

first_img1 Rangers manager Mark Warburton Mark Warburton has been appointed as Rangers’ new manager after agreeing a three-year deal, the club have announced.The former Brentford boss, who will be assisted by ex-Light Blues captain Davie Weir, has been tasked with leading the Scottish Championship side to promotion at the first attempt by Gers chairman Dave King.The 52-year-old takes over from interim boss Stuart McCall, who was overlooked for the position after a humiliating 6-1 play-off final defeat to Motherwell cost the club their Scottish Premiership return.McCall had taken over the role on Rangers manager in March on an interim basis following the resignation of Kenny McDowall, leading them to the Scottish Premiership play-off final where they lost heavily to Motherwell.Announcing Warburton’s arrival in a statement, Rangers added: “The Rangers Board would like to express its gratitude to Stuart McCall and Kenny Black for their contribution to the club in very difficult circumstances.“They will always be welcomed back to Ibrox at any time. We wish them success in their futures.”last_img