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Glasgow Rangers: Fans rage over ‘sickening’ treatment from officials

Glasgow Rangers: Fans rage over ‘sickening’ treatment from officials - Rangers News

A number of Glasgow Rangers fans have been fuming over the treatment that their team receives from officials in the Premiership.

Their 2-2 draw with Hibernian yesterday featured some contentious flashpoints in which ‘Gers players were on the receiving end, with Paul Hanlon elbowing Ianis Hagi in the first half and Ryan Porteous taking out Alfredo Morelos (as per Sky Sports).

While referee Don Robertson issued yellow cards over both of those incidents, Ibrox manager Steven Gerrard felt after the match that “there could have been more action taken” from the officials (as per Glasgow Live).

Those bookings were among four shown to Hibs players yesterday, compared to just one for the ‘Gers, while the home side also committed more fouls (17 to 14) at Easter Road (as per Sofascore).

This is the second weekend in a row in which referees have provoked complaints from the Ibrox faithful – last week, many ‘Gers fans hit out at Kevin Clancy over his officiating in the 4-0 win against Dundee United, a game which saw Brandon Barker forced off after a knee-high challenge from Liam Smith which failed to elicit a red card.

These ‘Gers supporters took to Twitter to vent at the officials from yesterday, with one fearing that the standard of refereeing in Scotland could affect their hopes of winning a first Premiership title in 10 years as their lead over Celtic is now down to just a single point:

‘Gers fans, were you unhappy with the refereeing performance of Robertson at Easter Road? Have your say by commenting below!

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