Former Rangers striker Billy Dodds has overseen yet another defeat for Inverness in the Scottish Championship as their torrid run of form continues.

Dodds was appointed manager of the highland club last summer which marked the first time the 52-year-old had held a full-time managerial position, and the club got off to a decent start.

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11 Dec 1999: Billy Dodds of Rangers in action during the Scottish Premier Division match against Kilmarnock played at the Ibrox Stadium in Dundee,…

The team has only won twice since November however as the side’s top-flight ambitions hang in the balance. The recent defeat to Partick Thistle on Friday evening has left the club in fourth position.

Billy Dodds is suffering at Inverness following 11 match winless drought

The former Scotland international took over from Neil McCann with genuine hopes of reinstating Inverness as a Premiership club for the first time in five years.

Things haven’t exactly turned out to plan since the end of last year, as the club is clinging onto the last available playoff spot.

Dodds signed for Rangers in December 1999 by Dick Advocaat following injuries to key strikers and he proved to be an initial success at the club.

Winning a league and Scottish Cup double in 2000 and a domestic cup double in 2002, the striker enjoyed an Indian summer to his career before leaving to return to Dundee Utd in 2003.

A respectable seven goals in 26 appearances for Scotland proved he was one of the finest strikers in the country and was unlucky to miss out on Euro 2000 and the 2002 World Cup.

the former Ibrox man has mainly featured as an assistant following his playing career, working under the manager at Queen of the South, Dundee Utd, Ross County, and then Inverness before being promoted to the top job.

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6 Sep 1999: Billy Dodds and Craig Brown, the Scotland coach, during the training session at the Manikou Stadium in Tallin, Estonia. Mandatory Cred…

Inverness needs to get back to winning ways if he wants to make his first senior management role a success, with a tough run to come, it could end earlier than he anticipated.

Meanwhile, Rangers supporting striker Lawrence Shankland has had a poor run of form at Beerschot as relegation looms.

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