The Rangers fans in the Transfer Tavern have found their club putting a smile on their faces. That’s because their U17 side reclaimed the Glasgow Cup off of their Old Firm rivals, Celtic bringing the trophy back to Ibrox for the first time since 2013 with a comfortable 3-0 win over the young Bhoys. Rangers success in the tournament last night brought an end to four-straight defeats to Celtic in the final of the competition to Celtic.
— Rangers Youth Academy (@RFC_Youth) 30 April 2018
For the Gers, the Glasgow Cup won’t be enough to save their season. The current campaign has been a disaster for all those associated with the club and given the way it’s gone so far, losing 5-0 at Parkhead as Celtic confirmed the Scottish Premier League title is never easy to take for a Rangers fan. The 5-0 loss also came exactly two weeks after they’d fallen 4-0 to Brendan Rodgers’ side at Hampden in the Scottish Cup semi-final.
The very few bragging rights they had left would’ve been given a slight boost yesterday when they watched their bright young guns fire three goals past Celtic, something that the Rangers senior squad haven’t done since March 2012. Whilst the current crop of first-teamers are well below the expected standard of an Ibrox side, the fans can take respite from the fact that they’ve got a vibrant young squad that’s capable of taking points off of their oldest rivals.
You can read our resident Gers’ verdict on their U17 win here:
@mikeyforbes1991 rangers team with a bit of passion
— Michael ✊
Well done lads. Something for all Bears to smile about! WATP.
— Colin Nimmo (@Nemonfa) 30 April 2018
Well deserved victory lads!
— Kenneth Faulds (@FauldsKenneth) 1 May 2018
Well done lads.
— Craig McQuarrie (@CraigMcquarrie) May 1, 2018
Well done lads #WATP
— RANGERZzzz (@_RANGERZzzz) 30 April 2018
Well done guys. You played brilliantly x
— Maureen Waugh (@maurw71) April 30, 2018
Get them in the first team for the last three games
— Ryann (@RyaannRockStar_) 30 April 2018
Fruit shoots and pastys well done lads
— Glasgow Rangers (@Rangers1872GSTQ) 30 April 2018
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