Gazza on a peg: Paul Gascoigne’s hilarious punishment after fighting with Ally McCoist at Rangers

19/3/1996 Scottish Premier League Football,, Hibernian v Rangers,, Paul Gascoigne of Rangers, (Photo by Mark Leech/Offside via Getty Images)
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Paul Gascoigne and Ally McCoist were, uncharacteristically, arguing. The date? November 24, 1996. The occasion: Scottish League Cup final.

Rangers were leading Hearts 2-1 heading into half-time of the final, with McCoist having bagged a brace. Rangers' opponents had pulled a goal back in the 44th minute, though, creating tension among the Gers' squad. 

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Ryan Dabbs
Staff writer

Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.