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Rangers: Fans recall 2-year anniversary of James Tavernier’s first match as captain

Rangers: Fans recall 2-year anniversary of James Tavernier’s first match as captain - Rangers

Rangers captain James Tavernier led the team out for the first time two years ago this week, with the club’s official Twitter channel @RangersFC marking the occasion on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old was named as ‘Gers captain for the Scottish Cup tie against Ayr on February 11th, 2018, a game in which Graeme Murty’s side recovered from going a goal down early on to run out 6-1 winners, with Alfredo Morelos and Josh Windass each scoring twice on a bitterly cold, snow-affected afternoon at Somerset Park (as per BBC).

Tavernier almost claimed an assist on his first outing as Rangers captain, his cross for Windass being headed against the bar by the now-Sheffield Wednesday loanee. The right-back would be given the armband a few more times in the 2017/18 season before being appointed permanent club captain by Steven Gerrard in July 2018. The skipper subsequently missed only one Premiership game last season and had been ever-present in the league this term prior to his recent appendix operation.

These Rangers fans on Twitter recalled the current captain’s landmark day on its two-year anniversary, with the extreme weather a recurring theme:

What have you made of Tavernier as captain of Rangers over the last two years? Comment below with your views!


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