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  1. Rangers' performance proves McCoist needs more time

    John Gow

    A strange thing happened at Ibrox on Saturday afternoon. Instead of worrying over balance sheets or football politics, an entertaining game of football broke out on the pitch. A 4-1 win over Brechin City, with goals from Chris Hegarty, Nicky Law, Ian...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  2. Rangers set down the Law

    John Gow

    Rangers' 4-0 win over Albion Rovers Sunday in the Ramsdens Cup delivered something rarely seen from supporters of the Light Blues in the last 12 months -- entertaining football. There is no reason to get carried away, but the team formation and new s...

    Blog | July 28, 2013
  3. Which players will be leaving Ibrox?

    John Gow

    It seems Rangers players Kal Naismith and Anestis Argyriou have been told they are no longer required at Ibrox. Football is a ruthless game but it seems a fair enough decision from Ally McCoist -- although it would seem strange they can be surplus wh...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  4. Gers' preseason all about fitness, team bonding

    John Gow

    Rangers' 2-0 win away to Brora Rangers on Sunday in their first match of the preseason was a nice bonus, but not much else. Preseason football is always a 'phony war' with the emphasis on fitness and supporters should not take results seriously eithe...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  5. Gers looking forward to pre-season games

    John Gow

    As the football is about to begin, Rangers and the fans are looking forward to a new season in a new league. After an influx of players into the squad, there is an expectation that the dire football from the last campaign will not be repeated. In ...

    Blog | July 06, 2013
  6. Pre-season recap for Rangers

    John Gow

    As Scotland enters its lightest days, those who love football find it is the darkest time and start to feel major withdrawal symptoms from the game. For Rangers, after the recent spate of new signings, nothing major is happening as the club and fans ...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  7. Rangers squad building nicely, but questions still remain

    John Gow

    If Rangers fans put financial issues aside and concentrate on their starting eleven for the Second Division (or whatever it will be called in the new Scottish Professional Football League) then most of the new signings from Ally McCoist make sense. ...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  8. Rangers step into the SPFL unknown

    John Gow

    So the vote is in and there will be a merger between the Scottish Premier League (SPL) and the Scottish Football League (SFL). The SFL clubs finally accepted joining the top division in a vote carried by 23 to 6 on Wednesday afternoon. The new body, ...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  9. Would Rangers and the fans accept an SPL2 invite?

    John Gow

    One of the more interesting rumours surrounding Rangers at the moment is the notion that if the proposed merger of the Scottish Premier League (SPL) and the Scottish Football League (SFL) fails, the SPL will create an 'SPL2' and invite the Ibrox club...

    Blog | June 02, 2013
  10. Rangers win more than the Third Division

    John Gow

    Nothing sums up the rollercoaster last 12 months for Rangers fans better than Saturday, March 30, 2013. With all the moans and subsequent worry the direction in which the football is going after seeing a truly dire 0-0 draw with Montrose at Links Par...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  11. Rangers use 'colts' idea as a deal 'maker or breaker'

    John Gow

    As regular readers know, these pages have often rallied against the notion that league reconstruction in Scottish football should be rushed through so that all SFL3 results for season 2012-13 are null and void. The idea that the Scottish Football ...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  12. The 'colts' idea is doomed by jealousy

    John Gow

    In the new round of league reconstruction discussions between the Scottish Football League (SFL) and the Scottish Premier League (SPL), one of the more surprising topics to reappear from the dead of previous meetings is a Rangers and Celtic second te...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  13. No excuses for not playing passing football

    John Gow

    Beating East Stirlingshire 3-1 at Ibrox on Saturday to widen the gap in the league to 23 points (although Queen's Park have two games in hand) should have left the support leaving the stadium happy, or at least mildly content. Yet there was nothin...

    Blog | March 03, 2013
  14. Scottish football should be ashamed after Gers verdict

    John Gow

    After all the fuss and acres of trees felled to supply the insatiable lust to see Rangers punished for actions they did not do, the Scottish Premier League Commission under Lord Nimmo-Smith clearly points out that Rangers did not cheat and did not ga...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  15. Rangers fans have plenty in reserve!

    John Gow

    It's not often that a reserve football match in the fourth tier of football can get a higher attendance than some first-team games in a nation's top division, but that is what happened when Rangers reserves (the 'Swifts', as they are known) lifted th...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  16. There is no 'defiance' at Ibrox

    John Gow

    One of the bizarre aspects of Scottish football that has become more noticeable in the digital age has been the occasional cult-like embrace of certain words and concepts people suddenly use for a time, then suddenly disregard as if it was never used...

    Blog | February 12, 2013