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Ally McCoist hails Rangers' team effort

Ally McCoist insists the whole team deserve credit for Rangers' incredible away record as they prepare to travel to Aberdeen tomorrow.

The Scottish champions have won their last 13 games on the road in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League and have conceded just one goal during that spell — against Kilmarnock when they clinched the title on the final day last season.

“It's a remarkable run that all the players are on in terms of their defending because they all take great pride in it, not just the goalkeeper and the defence. It's an overall team thing,” he said.

And stand-in captain Steven Davis believes games away from Ibrox have suited Rangers' style of play, hence the impressive winning run on their travels.

The Northern Ireland international said: “You find when teams come to Ibrox they are going to sit in and make it difficult for you for long periods of the game. You expect that.”

Meanwhile, Davis had sympathy for his fellow Ulsterman Andrew Little, who is back at Rangers after suffering knee ligament damage while on loan at Port Vale.

The 22-year-old's time at Ibrox has been blighted by injury and he had hoped for much-needed first-team action while at Vale Park.

Davis said: “I know he was enthusiastic about getting down there and getting some game-time and getting that on a regular basis. Hopefully he can come back stronger.”

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