This Time I Can Freeze out Walter, Says Myhre
Byline: ROGER HANNAH
NORWAY goalkeeper Thomas Myhre last night accused Walter Smith of wrecking his Everton career - and vowed to take World Cup revenge tomorrow.
Myhre, who had a loan spell at Rangers during Dick Advocaat's Ibrox tenure, lamented his 'turbulent' relationship with Smith during their time together at Goodison Park.
He believes Scotland's manager deliberately omitted him from the first team as one more appearance would have triggered a [pounds sterling]300,000 payment to former club Viking Stavanger.
And Myhre, now back in the Premiership with Charlton Athletic, is ready to get his own back on Smith by ending Scotland's ambitions of reaching Germany 2006.
'I felt I was not treated right by Smith,' said Myhre, who once deputised for Rangers keeper Stefan Klos in a UEFA Cup penalty shootout thriller against Borussia Dortmund.
'You could say our relationship was full of conflict and very turbulent.
This was not just about money - this was about personal things, too.
'There was bad chemistry between us.
'I cannot think about revenge but all I know is that it would be good to beat Scotland for our own chances of qualification. …