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28 Jan 2019 10:51:34
That to me (bar worrell for goldson) was our true first team. Defoe and Davis will need to prove they are good enough to claim a spot.


1.) 28 Jan 2019 11:11:47
We lost our edge when kent went off. We need width👍.

2.) 28 Jan 2019 17:40:12
Finty tint Davis and Defoe don't need to prove anything what did arfield do that Davis couldn't do better.

3.) 28 Jan 2019 22:21:52
Momentum, if you have it why disrupt it.

4.) 28 Jan 2019 23:01:15
arfield had a hand in all 3 goals mate

i like davis and think he’ll be good for us, but for now scotty has the jersey.

5.) 28 Jan 2019 23:40:49
davis > arfield. Just me that finds arfield sluggish? Often caught on heels etc and just not a natural 10? Movemenr is laboured at the best of times for me. Davis is the best mf in the league if fit imo.

6.) 29 Jan 2019 01:34:10
We missed Arfield through suspension and injury in November time was it? And I remember we struggled without him. He’s not flashy but he is a link between Morelos and the holding mids. He’s also a hard worker and suits a high press.

He was unreal in the Old Firm game. Won his battles vs Brown.

What’s Davis shown so far to take the jersey off him? Don’t get me wrong I’m delighted to have both players. Strength in depth is key.

7.) 29 Jan 2019 12:48:03
Bear is right on this subject, as an Ulster guy I love wee Davis, but I wouldn’t drop Arfield if the guy is doing his job, Stevie Davis will have to earn his place on the field, and I’ve no doubt he will, he’s a class act.



28 Sep 2018 22:41:03
With regards to the striker situation for semi final. I could personally see him forming a rotating front 3 in a 433. Middleton/ kent/ grezda being my choices as its obvious by gerrards comments that sadiq is not getting on the park anytime soon.


1.) 28 Sep 2018 23:33:10
I like the way you are thinking fintytint 3 rapid and skillful players, I think they would cause havoc.

2.) 29 Sep 2018 11:07:17
Candias has to play.

3.) 29 Sep 2018 17:51:08
Fintyfint, exactly what I said two days ago.

4.) 01 Oct 2018 12:56:00
Candias has shown nothing this season to suggest that. Been poor more often than good.



08 Aug 2018 12:43:53
I think at 6pm tomorrow gerrard will know if he can get anyone else from liverpool ie solanke.


1.) 08 Aug 2018 20:50:27
Fintyint i'd prefer the two Bosnian lads signed instead of loan deals.



02 May 2018 10:18:41
Hate doing this but I was told by someone that seems to be in the know. That yes Gerrard is coming and that King is stepping back to just be on the board and be a shareholder. Investment is coming from USA. No idea who, no idea how much. didn't have much time to speak to the guy. He did say its expected to all be done within the next 2 weeks so am assuming end of season. Just passing on.


1.) 02 May 2018 10:35:25
We all have our own assumptions of King but he is a very astute and competent businessman. Can't help but think there is shrewd reason as to why he's missed the share deadline and is there a bigger picture regarding what you have mentioned.

2.) 02 May 2018 10:49:16
Letting himself be dragged through the courts in SA for years due to his tax dodging wasn't very astute. And his dealings with the Takeover Panel haven't been very competent have they?

3.) 02 May 2018 11:21:44
We've met to have huge investment for the for the past 2year n still waiting lol

4.) 02 May 2018 17:59:45
And an astute business man would have money king has stood up in a court of law and says he has none. So he's either skint or a conman. No room for either at our club in my eyes

5.) 02 May 2018 19:56:01
What do we all think will happen if big investment is made in our club? That the investors are just putting money in because they have a few quid spare in the bank and won't miss it? If the stated 25-30mil investment is coming what is it going to be brokered against. That is my only concern. An for that matter i'm sure that 30mil wouldn't be far off what would be needed to buy our club at this point in time. i'm not buying into this whole situation.



19 Mar 2018 13:49:37
I think something you have to realise is that managers like steve clarke and tommy wright. Don't have opposition sitting with 11 men behind the ball setting up banks of defence. Rangers and celtic do. Did Steve Clarke make an amazing tactical change in the game to re address the game play? no he had his team set out one way, defend first and foremost then try find a goal. celtic can dominate play with there midfield so its a lot harder to score against them if you don't have the ball. We try it but can't do it.

I don't think Murty is the answer but I am not demanding him out. Possibly the main reason is who the hell can we get that will fill his place? and be a guarantee top manager? If there is money from the share issue. Forget getting players in first. Spend it on a manager. A great manager can work with lesser value players to create something.

Sometimes I actually feel out team is set out too attacking. Unfortunately we are were we are. Maybe a lot to do with pedro or the board or the players I honestly don't know. All we can ask is that we finish strong being tenacious and carrying abit of luck.


1.) 19 Mar 2018 14:54:05
Steve Clarke

2.) 19 Mar 2018 17:23:50
So your answer to beating teams that pack their defence against us is to play less attacking? When we currently start every game with one up top? Strikes as a bit of an odd one to me.

The issue we have when teams do this is that we don't have players with the guile or a bit of magic to break them down. At the weekend, to a man, every player was waiting on someone else to do something.

Windass pops up with goals but is too often hiding. Murphy is trying and has ability, but constantly cuts onto his right, running in field right to where the numbers are. We need wingers that will stretch a back line and a number 10 that puts his foot on the ball and can play a cute pass to open something up. Either that or commit to two up top more regular and let Cummings and Fredo try to build a partnership.

3.) 19 Mar 2018 17:24:40
I remain all for graeme murty to be given a chance, to become our permanent manager, at the end of the season, on a 12 month rolling contract! I honestly don't see a gamble on doing that! However, if this board of ours does decide to change, they should look at the fantastic record of belgian manager preud'homme has! He has a very impressive CV and is very experienced!

4.) 19 Mar 2018 18:29:54
See these days Coop mate, I reckon youd be quicker listing the folk you don't rate ;)

5.) 19 Mar 2018 22:29:32
I'm really wondering now if supercoop is actually one of the other mob. We have not progressed one little bit bar playing some fancy football against non league and lower league teams yet he wants to persist with the current manager. Why anyone could be happy with the way this season has went I will never know and murty has played a massive part in that. We are in real danger in finishing with a worse points tally than last season which included some dreadful results and a change in management. I'm sorry but I'm not going to happily accept scraping to be 2nd best and that will continue under murty

6.) 20 Mar 2018 08:09:41

Think we will probably beat last years points however not by many and i agree about Murty we haven’t moved forward as some fans seem to think. He isn’t the answe and it’s astonishing some still can’t see this

7.) 20 Mar 2018 08:59:32
maybe I am overthinking but on TV after match Clarke made a point about saying his brothers were big Killie fans thereby distancing himself from the dark side which is the team I have been told the family support and have seen that on here.
I do not know the family at all but does anyone know for sure if he is from a Killie or Dhim background?

8.) 21 Mar 2018 02:30:44
Murty ain't the answer . Billy Davies. de Boer no. Eddie Howe Sean dyche young managers who. manage with what they have no big transfer budgets but bloody successful . dint they prove that week in week out in think. howe or dyche next manager

9.) 23 Mar 2018 10:39:57
Murty is a good coach and now we have a dof in place i see no reason to bin murty off i think its pretty obvious that Mark Alan is recruiting the players murty is doing a fair job i think he should be given a full season to see what he can do if we shed some dead weight and bring in a few good replacements i think we could hit the ground running starting from scratch again could be costly




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08 Oct 2019 12:31:26
Just noticed Daisy Yore you made a comment at me regarding my thoughts on Shankland. I said if its the correct price we should go for him, then you tried to compare us getting him to replacing laudrup for templeton. Sorry but first morelos is nowhere near the player laudrup was and shankland is a far better player than templeton. If we can get shankland for £500,00 I think rangers would be 'absurd' not to get him. Can I remind you morelos came from the finish league a far far poorer league that ours. Strangely enough I do watch and I watched him when they played alloa and he looked far better than the players around him.


1.) 08 Oct 2019 13:03:43
Finty they r quoting two million for Shankland, not worth your 500k to sit in stand,
We have Alf, Defoe Stewart and Murphy all miles better than Shankland.

2.) 08 Oct 2019 14:02:27
Are you Shankland's agent? Why would we pay half a million, plus wages for somebody to sit in the stand, then inevitably leave for a nominal fee? We wouldn't do it and comaprisons with players from past eras of the club are irrelevent to the current status of the team.

3.) 08 Oct 2019 17:04:23
Not sure where the evidence is that shankland is better than templeton.

4.) 08 Oct 2019 20:57:26
Shankland is a good player but not good enough for us now.

5.) 08 Oct 2019 21:12:06
i really can't understand the obsession with signing Shankland. the boy will never be our first pick. if and when morelos leaves we will go for better than shankland so we should sign someone to sit in the stands in the meantime to rot away, not good for us nor for him.

if he isn't played he won't increase in value, if he doesn't increase in value and be a good sell on then why take him in the first place. or are we back to him being a diehard rangers supporter allegedly.

6.) 09 Oct 2019 16:20:30
This thread will come back to haunt us because he’s not long for Dundee United, so he’ll either go to England and bang them in or worse, end up at Celtic. He’s exactly the kind of low cost punt we should be taking. Celtic have made some great ones over the last few years with Armstrong, Christie etc costing buttons, but also let the likes of McGinn and Robertson get away from them. If we could get Shankland for £1m it’s a no brainer for me.

7.) 09 Oct 2019 17:30:14
We could have got him for free in summer and didn't so we eont buy him now for a million.



27 Sep 2019 22:07:27
May have been asked already, But is rtv still working with a vpn as I know they changed media player? I know Celtic fans are having trouble using VPNs.




26 Sep 2019 09:59:02
Just want to say one thing about last night, even though I could say a lot.
Gerrard stated 'we are bombarded with long balls' Now if there is one player in that squad who eats up long balls its katic. I get he payed a lot of helander but, you play first to your own strengths, then to the opposition, to the conditions, the pitch.

That whole game from start to finish was built for a no nonsense defender. A defender that just wins the ball, nothing fancy nothing clever just gets it up the park.
You can blame goldson aswell but he looked like he was getting into bother everytime he was caught out by tav going forward, where as helander even with BB next to him was a bombscare.


1.) 26 Sep 2019 10:16:14
A 3rd consecutive clean sheet with that back 4.

2.) 26 Sep 2019 10:36:19
@dunfermlineloyal - most sensible post on here and overlooked going by the over the top criticism as per usual after one game. 👍.

3.) 26 Sep 2019 10:40:17
Ye they got away with it today on that plastic pitch be better Katic besides Goldson . Hellander not suited to it not the fastest either.

4.) 26 Sep 2019 12:14:01
Aye I thought in the other games Helander did look a bit short of pace. Never mind, it didn't do Davie Weir any harm?
I think people forget that we won the game against a tough team on a poor surface. Aye it wasn't pretty but c'mon, we would have been losing these games over the past few seasons! Everybody is raving about the other lot and their brilliant win. Let"s not forget they were playing the championship's worse team at home, a team in transition.
Let's just keep the heid. We came through it with some lumps, bumps and bruises and I, for one, am looking forward to humping Hearts in the semi final.

5.) 26 Sep 2019 12:25:58
If that back 4 didn't have macgregor behind them to cover the mistakes then it wouldn't be. Am not saying helander is a bad player, its like BB he needs games. But last night he was having a stinker, and we had a man on the bench who is built for these type of games.

6.) 26 Sep 2019 17:10:45
Im sure when we have played different back 4's McGregor has still be there though so not really sure what point your making there.

I like the look of helander looks a solid commanding defender however doesn't look like he wants to be dragged wide or into a race.

7.) 27 Sep 2019 09:46:33
fintytint how many times did McGregor save them last night? In total he's had three or four good saves to make in 270 minutes, all in a day's work for him and what he's paid to do.



14 Sep 2019 16:58:35
What is it with people desperate for A chance to attack gerrard and call for his head. We lost to Celtic and that’s it. In Europe the hard way again. It’s the start of the season. We were down by one today and am seeing people calling for his head before we had a chance to reply in the game.


1.) 14 Sep 2019 17:23:14
I certainly never heard one person at the game calling for his head?

2.) 14 Sep 2019 17:26:44
Total kneejerk reaction yes not great 3 points plus we added another 2 goals to the tally
Celtic rotten 1 goal lucky to get the win to use the old golf adage there's no pictures on a score card just think it could be worse we could be a hearts or a spoon burner supporter.

3.) 14 Sep 2019 17:27:51
Just ignore them mate it’s same old suspects I thought we won today after going a goal down is that not what SG is paid to do maybe we should get Pedro back if that’s what they want? 🇬🇧.

4.) 14 Sep 2019 17:30:12
I'm not calling for SG head at all but he keeps making the same mistakes. He has to change things quicker. Barasic has got to be in the team. Ojo hasn't kicked a ball in weeks. Aribo has also been poor in the last couple of games. Arfield is no where near as good as he was last season. We missed Jack today. El Buffalo is invaluable to Rangers. Mention to Tav. Involved in 2 goals. Good to see Barker coming on as well.



03 Sep 2019 09:28:07
I have been very negative towards UB lately, however after that stunning display and roaring on the crowds with the correct songs I want to apologise as they were brilliant so sunday, shame the team couldn't follow suit.





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11 Oct 2019 09:51:11
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03 Oct 2019 10:13:13
Big Buff as with other strikers are worth whatever people are willing to pay. can't compare him to other strikers as he is different. He needs a season, of hopefully controlling his anger and keeping the ball going into the net, whether its assists or goals. To us he is worth £25 million but to other teams maybe not.




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26 Sep 2019 12:21:55
Stewarty65 ave said that before. We have valuable assests now. If there was a problem in cash flow. We have players to sell.




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14 Aug 2019 11:01:40
Adding name in squad increases value.





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14 Oct 2019 09:04:04
I would be happy if we got him, not for £2million though, that's mental money for someone in that league will prob call it £3million now he has an international goal.
But I do agree why is everyone so hostile towards him. His value I would have though would have been £500,000 with a sell on %.




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11 Oct 2019 10:04:52
I get what your saying but a manager/ team are rated on the trophies not how good the results are. Not saying SG was a bad move, I think it was a great move but he hasn't won anything yet and with the money he was given he needs to win something this season.




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11 Oct 2019 10:03:01
Loyal, I said that before, Gemmill was by far the best choice on offer. He would have brought up more youth. I don't mind scotland getting beat when we are trying to win a game not going into every game with a terrible defence trying to sit with 11 men behind a ball to scrape a draw. Clarkes tactics don't work in international football.
Bring in the youth McCrorie, Hornby and of course Gilmour, name a midfielder in that scotland team who could get anywhere near the chelsea squad. If clarke doesn't start some of the younger players in the next batch of qualifers then he shouldn't be anywhere near the international team.




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07 Oct 2019 16:55:52
If the price is right I would bite dundees hand off for him. Morelos will be off soon, although we have said that for awhile, defoe is ageing. Shankland should be brought in. Nicky Clark had one good season and we bought him. Shankland had an insane season last year, 61 app 50 goals, and so far this season its 8 app 13 goals. We had a chance on a free and let it go. He is not gona cost millions. But we need something for next year. Get him in Jan and send him back to Utd for the rest of the season. How many championship players get called up to scotland squad, shows how poor we are in that department but he is worth the chance.




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26 Sep 2019 12:25:58
If that back 4 didn't have macgregor behind them to cover the mistakes then it wouldn't be. Am not saying helander is a bad player, its like BB he needs games. But last night he was having a stinker, and we had a man on the bench who is built for these type of games.