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Rangers: Steven Gerrard’s stance on Connor Goldson incident enraged these ‘Gers fans

Rangers: Steven Gerrard’s stance on Connor Goldson incident enraged these ‘Gers fans - Rangers

Many Rangers fans were critical of Steven Gerrard over comments that the manager made regarding one incident in Sunday’s win at Ibrox.

As noted by the Daily Record, ‘Gers defender Connor Goldson was the victim of a studs-up tackle from Livingston’s Jon Guthrie, who was shown a yellow card by referee Euan Anderson for that challenge. The Athletic reporter Jordan Campbell tweeted quotes from Gerrard after the game (via @JordanC1107) in which he agreed with the decision to book Guthrie rather than send him off.

The Light Blues boss made no reference to the refereeing performance of John Beaton following last week’s defeat at Kilmarnock, instead accusing his team of being unable to handle the pressure of a title race (as per Sky Sports), although many Rangers fans on Twitter fumed at the official for what they perceived to be a series of injustices.

Earlier this season, Gerrard refused to call out Livingston’s Ricki Lamie despite an elbow on Joe Aribo which left the Rangers man requiring 20 stitches (as per Daily Record) and these ‘Gers fans on Twitter were disappointed that the manager did not take a firmer stand on the incident involving Guthrie and Goldson on Sunday, as one supporter called his comment ‘disgraceful’:

Rangers fans, do you think Gerrard was wrong to say that Guthrie’s foul on Goldson warranted just a yellow card? Share your views in the comments section below!


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