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Sport Andy Walker makes Rangers 'no excuses' claim in title tussle with Celtic

15:30  01 october  2020
15:30  01 october  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Sky Sports pundit Andy Walker has claimed that there is ‘much more pressure’ on Rangers in the Scottish Premiership title race and Steven Gerrard will be Nonetheless, since Scotland’s return from a break, Brendan Rodgers side are yet to drop points and concede a goal, while Rangers suffered a

Former Celtic player Andy Walker believes the gulf in both finances and quality between Celtic and Rangers right now means a title challenge for However, Rangers have made an inconsistent start to the season while Celtic go in to the Old Firm derby sitting at the top of the Scottish Premiership and


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Andy Walker feels Rangers will have "no excuses whatsoever" in their title fight if they go out of the Europa League to Galatasaray.

Steven Gerrard 's side are bidding to stop their city rivals from winning a 10th championship in a row and are currently a point clear having played a game more.

On Thursday they return to European duty with a one-off Europa League playoff against Turkish giants Galatasaray.

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Rangers and Celtic will return to action this weekend. While Graeme Murty’s side will take on Ross County away from home in the Scottish Premiership on Sunday afternoon, the Hoops will face Hibernian at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon. The Gers will head into the match against County at

Andy Walker says Celtic have sound claims for favouritism ahead of Sunday's Scottish Cup semi-final against Rangers . Rangers manager Mark Warburton is reported to have labelled the game as "just another football match", but Sky Sports pundit Walker believes he could not be further from the truth.

Speaking on the Sky Sports Scottish Football Podcast former Ibrox hero Kris Boyd pointed out the financial benefit of making it to the group stage, but his fellow pundit offered a counter view.

Walker said: "Boydy's right about the aspect of Rangers' finances, it'll give them a huge boost.

"I think they made around £14million from last year's games all in.

"But you've got to look at it the other way as well.

"Can you imagine if Celtic have got Europa League fixtures and Rangers don't?

"There would be no excuse for Rangers to slip up then. If Rangers don't make it and Celtic do it should boost their chances of having a bigger push for the title.

"They would have more time to prepare for games, more time to recover from injuries - no excuses whatsoever.

"And possibly making up a point or two when Celtic are travelling for the actual games themselves."

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MARK WILSON AT IBROX: Rangers remain imperious in this domain. Each year, the opposition barring their path has improved. Each year, Gerrard and his players have found a way through.Rangers remain imperious in this domain. Each year, the opposition barring their path has improved. Each year, Steven Gerrard and his players have navigated a way through.

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