Writing

Winter weaknesses

We’ve all been there – you are playing Football Manger your team is on a roll its almost unstoppable, scoring goals and picking up wins but come 2am you really need to stop and save the game only to come back the next night to find that your unstoppable team has transformed from Peps Barcelona to Ally’s banter years team after only a short break. That Star striker who was scoring at least one a Read more…

Three is the Magic Number

Rangers Women continued their perfect start to the season with a 3-0 victory over Hamilton yesterday in the SWPL Cup. Lisa Martinez put Rangers in front after 13 minutes when she slotted a Demi Vance corner into the bottom left hand corner. Kirsten Reilly tried her luck soon after but she drilled her effort straight at Sarah Rhind in the Hamilton goal. Megan Bell grabbed her 4th goal in 3 games on 22 minutes to Read more…

The Road to Rangers – James Tavernier

Welcome back to ‘The Road to Rangers’, the series written by Ross Hutton where we take a deep dive into the life and career of Rangers players and staff before they pitched up at the famous. This time we’ll be looking at the Captain – James Tavernier.  It’s fair to say that James Henry Tavernier, born on Halloween in 1991, has been at Rangers through more horror shows than most. He’s been at the club Read more…

Braga 0 – 1 Rangers – tactical review

By Jamie Currie Rangers turned their league form on its head as they comfortably progressed to the UEFA Europa League last 16, with a 4-2 aggregate victory over in-form Braga. It was a controlled, mature, almost-perfect European away display from the team and one that they should be proud of. However, the margin of victory could have been greater after they missed a first-half sitter from Florian Kamberi and their penalty woes continued as Ianis Read more…

In defence of Steven George Gerrard MBE

The rush to condemn and criticise on social media after a Rangers drawor loss is hugely tempting and we’ve all done it. Do we post rationalthoughts with cool heads? Or does the raw emotion take over, does yourmood suffer because your team hasn’t performed?  Sadly, the latter istrue because football is a highly emotional game and, rightly orwrongly, we’re in deep. Very deep. Since drawing with St Johnstone on Sunday and after losing yet anotherlead, Read more…

Preview: S.C Braga vs Rangers

What am I supposed to say about this game? Last week, I said I didn’t really know what to expect and Yup! I did not expect that. Truth be told I can probably start every preview article from now to the end of the season with the same exasperated expression. For today’s game, it really depends on which Rangers shows up. If the Rangers from the first hour in last Thursday’s game show up then Read more…