Rangers boss Clement named Premiership manager of the month

Rangers won six games out of six and took top spot in the league last month.

Philippe Clement named Premiership manager of the month for February Glen's

Philippe Clement has been named as the Premiership Manager of the Month for February.

The Rangers boss took his side to the top of the league by winning six games out of six and taking a full 18 points.

Livingston, Ross County, Aberdeen and Hearts were defeated at Ibrox will they also recorded away wins over Kilmarnock and at St Johnstone in a victory that saw them leapfrog Celtic at the top.

It’s the second month in a row that the Belgian has won the Glen’s Vodka sponsored award.

The Ibrox side remain two points ahead at the top of the league with nine Premiership games remaining.

They are also in the hunt for a domestic treble having already won the League Cup and in the semi-final of the Scottish Cup where they will play Hearts.

However their European dreams ended on Thursday night when they were knocked out of the Europa League in a last-16 defeat to Benfica at Ibrox.

Speaking after being handed the award, Clement said: “February was an incredibly busy month for us and the players showed that they were able to meet a number of different challenges across our six league fixtures.

“It is fantastic to pick-up back-to-back Manager of the Month awards, but this is very much a team effort of my coaching staff, my players and myself.

“Everyone in the building works incredibly hard everyday to improve and grow as a group and I am excited to see what we can achieve together in the remaining months of the season.”

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