Rangers boss Smith ponders signing off in Dublin

Rangers boss Walter Smith isn't thinking of the Europa League final in Dublin - just yet.
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Rangers boss Walter Smith isn't thinking of the Europa League final in Dublin - just yet.

It's still possible Smith's final game in charge of Rangers could be a fairytale finale in the Irish capital.

He told the Daily Record: "Dublin doesn't really cross my mind.

"The previous time, once we got on a run, you started to think, with a wee bit of luck, we might be capable of doing something.

"We had a bit of luck in the tie against Werder Bremen and we kept on going all the way to the Final.

"It never crosses your mind that the situation could occur again. But it's your job to try to make it happen.

"We've been doing alright so far - that was a good result for us in Holland - and hopefully we can make the necessary adjustments to win the second leg.

"If we do so, and we got to the next round, then fine - we'll take it as it comes.

"But the level of teams increases in standard as you go on. So for us, especially this year with the smaller group we have, I would never think it would be possible for us to do that again. But you never know ... "

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