Johnston handed Queens job
Scottish Division 1,
Queen of the South have unveiled Allan Johnston as the club's new manager.
The former Rangers and Kilmarnock midfielder, who represented the Scottish national side on 18 occasions, steps up from player-coach at Palmerston Park to take over the managerial vacancy.
New chairman Billy Hewiston makes the appointment in an attempt to help the club achieve promotion back to the Scottish First Division at the first attempt.
He said: "Allan brings with him a wealth of experience having played in Europe, England and Scotland.
"He was player-coach last year at the club and always made his intentions known that he wanted to move into management.
"He will be appointing a strong experienced number two to allow him to still play if he feels he can pass on his knowledge of the game to youngsters in the squad."