Hamilton’s Ali Crawford tempers Rangers’ return to the top flight

06 August 2016 01:56
With an hour played of this, the opening match of the Scottish Premiership season, perhaps some Rangers supporters wondered if the struggle had been worth it. Precisely 150 games – league and play-off – after being consigned to the bottom tier, Rangers found themselves labouring badly against Hamilton Academical. Welcome back?Two instances thereafter were interesting. In basic football terms, the introduction of Harry Forrester and Michael O’Halloran rescued a point for Rangers even if Martyn Waghorn claimed the crucial goal. The duo injected much-needed pace and life into a stagnant attacking display. The reaction from the stands at full time was also noteworthy, the howls of derision which would historically have greeted a result against one of the top tier’s lesser lights who have not won here in 29 years – replaced by understanding and, generally, applause. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian