Old Firm derby turns spotlight on Steven Gerrard’s first Rangers season | Ewan Murray

11 May 2019 11:00
The tyro manager has established Rangers as the second-best team in Scotland but many problems remainWhether the Rangers support display appreciation towards Steven Gerrard or slink off quietly at the conclusion of their Ibrox season inevitably depends on the previous 90 minutes. It is difficult to place a more irrelevant Old Firm game – Rangers will be second in the Scottish Premiership and Celtic are the champions regardless of Sunday’s derby outcome – but so much of the Glasgow story is viewed through the prism of a single fixture. Gerrard does not seem to view 2018-19 as anything special for Rangers, which raises questions as to how to assess the manager appropriately. Related: Rangers will be challengers next season, says Steven Gerrard after Aberdeen win Twitter: follow us at @guardian_sport Related: Celtic see off Aberdeen to seal eighth Scottish Premiership title in a row Continue reading. . read full article

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