Golden handshakes - The biggest-ever sporting pay-offs

Ally McCoist

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Remarkably, Rangers manager Ally McCoist has just secured a pay rise to £750,000 per year despite handing in his resignation. He will serve out his notice sitting on a big fat salary, having previously earned £400,000.

We put his pay-off into context by taking a look at the other huge pay-offs for those in sport who have done very well with golden handshakes - if you're a football manager, you are doing particularly well for yourself in this regard.

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