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Rangers: Fans defend Ryan Jack over tearful outburst after League Cup final

Rangers: Fans defend Ryan Jack over tearful outburst after League Cup final - Rangers

Plenty of Rangers fans have defended Ryan Jack following the midfielder’s show of emotion after losing the Betfred Cup final on Sunday.

As noted by The Scottish Sun, the 27-year-old broke down in tears and had to be comforted by manager Steven Gerrard after the final whistle as the ‘Gers were beaten to the silverware by crosstown rivals Celtic.

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Speaking on BBC’s Sportsound, journalist Tom English voiced his disapproval of Jack’s reaction, saying that “the optics of it were not good” and suggesting that Hoops captain Scott Brown would not have cried had the result gone the other way. [via The Scottish Sun]

However, the midfielder’s former team-mate Jamie Langfield came out in defence of the Rangers man, saying: “I salute Jacko for it, it’s good to see how much it hurts as players are not robots.” [via Daily Record]

Former ‘Gers midfielder Charlie Adam also stood up for Jack, saying that the emotion involved in cup finals “can get to players”. [via Daily Record]

These Rangers fans took to Twitter to show their support for the 27-year-old after his tearful reaction to Sunday’s defeat:

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