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13 Jan 2018 20:02:00
just watched second half on some Brazilian channel, we looked very impressive, high pace, high pressing game, four excellent goals (haven't said that for a while! ) we definitely dominated possession, let's keep it up!

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1.) 13 Jan 2018 20:34:36
Can anyone tell me the last time a Rangers side came back from 2-0 down to win a match?


 

 

09 Apr 2017 15:04:57
Dodoo never given a fair crack of the whip by the breadman, let's hope Pedro can see something in him and gives him a chance, must have impressed today,

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1.) 09 Apr 2017 16:04:58
I would play dodoo over garner every day of the week. One plays football the other just runs about causing mayhem


2.) 09 Apr 2017 19:04:31
Dodoo is a natural, play him and we will get goals. Good also to see young Bates and Beerman come thru without conceding.


3.) 09 Apr 2017 19:17:34
God dodo has one descent cameo and now he is the best in scotland


4.) 09 Apr 2017 20:30:21
Sorry Cee that's an over reaction. It's actually his second decent cameo (first one v. Thistle) but that's more of a sign of him being ignored a lot of the time. By the way who on here suggested he's the best in Scotland?


5.) 09 Apr 2017 20:31:17
I think he has had two decent cameos the other one was the away match v Partick Thistle.
If given the chance to feature regularly Dodoo will score goals as in my opinion he is a natural finisher.


6.) 09 Apr 2017 20:42:24
cee, Miller will be the rangers player of the year this season! Total thoroughbred and top professional, big game player who scores important goals in THE BIG games! Has to get another 1 year deal? We're fortunate to have him!


 

 

20 Feb 2017 15:46:18
Living down south, have listened to many matches this season on the radio. Its getting monotonous now listening to us being second to every ball, no fighters in midfield, and apparently no management at any level who can't see this. This is on top of the need to sign good central defenders 18 months ago. I dread it when I hear the opposition are swinging another ball into our box. When will someone at the club wake up and sort out these problems!

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1.) 20 Feb 2017 17:31:58
2 CBs def won't sort the mess out. Having 2 FBs who sit in and tuck in when required won't sort it either.
Our midfield is root of problem, they are too lightweight and just not good enough. they can't keep the ball, when they lose it they can't win it back, they offer zero protection to defence and they definitely don't add to our goal tally!
Back to basics shape wise is needed asap.
3-5-2 or 4-4-2 with little complications. aye the movement was nice to watch against part timers but it's completely ineffectual now if we can't put the effin ball in the net and keep clean sheets.


2.) 20 Feb 2017 22:00:02
You watch any possession based team. You see them pressing as a team, winning the ball back high up the pitch, Overloading the wings. midfielders making runs beyond the strikers. We literally do none of that. Instead we lose the ball and usually it ends up in the back of the net or a goal kick. Rinse and repeat.


3.) 20 Feb 2017 23:12:58
Totally agree. Sundays match highlighted it perfectly. We were second to every ball, casual in possession, edgy and nervy, Haber won every ball in the air, no fight, no spirit, no skill, too many posted missing. Apart from that we did well imo


4.) 21 Feb 2017 00:35:19
Should have brought back Boughie when he offered


5.) 21 Feb 2017 00:39:20
No matter the system, our players' hearts must be bursting out their jersey, when they take to the pitch. They must be disciplined with a will to win.
What we have are imitations of players, who are only interested in what is in it for them.

I honestly believe that until we have a manager that can instal that mindset we will never be a force.

In my travels over 60 years supporting our club, I have grown up with some of our greats, I played in the 60's with our youth team [ Drumchapel amateurs. ] and had the pleasure of training at Ibrox and playing a couple of games.

However, a big regret was that I was not good enough to wear the jersey. Many of my mates were, but as the years go on we are losing them and, all the while, we have a group of imposters that are supposed to be idols for our youngsters.


 

 

02 Feb 2017 09:27:26
Watched that on TV last night,the commentators were right, we were a shambles. I have been in favour of giving warbs a chance, but it was obvious 18 months ago that the defence was the weak point and nothing has changed. They started like it was a training kick about, no pace, not trying to pass forwards, and the same players making the almighty cock-ups. If warbs can't see it then god help us, we'll be lucky to get 3rd at this rate

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31 Dec 2016 14:27:57
Listening on radio from afar today, we definitely need a midfield general, and he must get some central defenders who can defend, I think he has to drop the 433 formation as well.

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1.) 31 Dec 2016 15:48:54
We didn't play 433 and its nothe centerbacks that worry me its guys like tav and halliday not following runs that cause problems! And the biggeat problem of all is regular punters like us can highlight the threats from celtic yet nothing is done to counter it! No one against Sinclair (there biggest threat) no one close enough to dembele when balls played into him and no one tracking Armstrong from deeper! Basic mistakes that never seem to be addressed.


 

 

 

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05 Oct 2018 09:21:12
Waited years to see one of those Ibrox euro nights, great team performance, thought Worrall looked shaky at the start, but he certainly grew into it as the night went on. As Gerrard said after the game every player was 8 out of 10 or higher. If we can reach that level of performance consistently, then it will be onwards and upwards! Follow Follow.

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19 Aug 2018 16:59:38
A changed team from Thursday, and to be honest not the first pick eleven for me, but as stevie says you have to rotate the squad. Anyway another good TEAM performance today everyone working and doing their bit on a bloody awful pitch, last seasons defence would have folded under those long high balls. El buffalo seems to be getting better week by week, and there's even a smile on his face!, if any members of our board suggest selling him now they need hanging! Onwards and upwards, we are the people!

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18 Jul 2018 15:31:58
Gerrards first stated intention was to sort out the defence, I know we haven't really played anyone yet, but the defence is improving apart from tav continually caught upfield, we need someone to attack from midfield, and if morelos stays then he needs a partner, he is not capable of being a lone striker. Gerrards somments last night were about the final third, so he has noticed!

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04 Jun 2018 13:22:45
Living in the midlands, haven't heard of any pre-season friendlies, but bury and wigan have been mentioned on here, can anyone confirm these for me, dates, venues, please?

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25 May 2018 14:44:05
JJK, have to agree, we gave them the whole end at Ibrox

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08 Nov 2018 20:03:21
That was abysmal, back to last season with the defence. Goldson too casual, and we need to buy two full backs in January. their manager has obviously spotted that a high ball over the defence, out to the wing and we have no-one there to stop them, which we constantly saw last year. only Greegs gets pass marks for me. he must wonder what is going on in front of him. It might have been a different story if morelos' goal had stood. but we cannot keep sitting off teams and playing that deep, inviting them on, its suicidal. rant over.

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03 Nov 2018 15:14:42
Agree with Struth1872 about our pace going forward, we look a much better team when we play it faster. They don't seem to have the confidence to do it, the last few matches. Only saw the last 20 minutes today, still have no idea what the second booking was for! and how does el buffalo put those away and miss the sitters?! . He does look sharper around the box lately, has he lost a bit of weight! Onwards and upwards.

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31 Oct 2018 17:14:15
I think Flanagan really struggles at left back, I would like to see what he is like on his natural right side. I agree that it might have been a tactic of Gerrards to make tav captain and raise his profile. We'll know in January if the rumours about the WBA interest are true and a bid comes in!

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28 Oct 2018 19:20:04
Gerrard said team and tactics were his fault, but players need to step up. He mentioned at start of season of high tempo style of play he wanted, well today was far too slow to catch a cold, painful to watch. We really missed morelos up front, think that will be sadiq's swansong. hard to pick anyone with pass marks today, hope they all get a good going over in training this week!

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21 Oct 2018 15:30:33
We don't look good at all on these plastic pitches, and we never look good after international breaks. A win is a win I suppose, but we won't play like that and win 4-1 again this season.!

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