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Sport Jordan White delights Rangers daft relatives with epic Celtic winner as striker becomes toast of the family

09:56  23 february  2021
09:56  23 february  2021 Source:   msn.com

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Jordan White had his Rangers-supporting family in raptures with his slaying of Celtic.

But the hero striker isn’t really interested in who wins the Premiership. He’s just interested in making Ross County stay in it.

White produced another magical moment for new boss John Hughes with his headed winner against the Hoops on Sunday night.In just three crucial appearances since moving on a short-term deal from Motherwell, the 29-year-old has scored in triumphs over Hamilton and the Parkhead side to help lift County off the foot of the table and boost their survival bid.

White’s winner delighted relatives with Rangers now just seven points from the title and he said: “I’ve got a lot of happy people in my family! I grew up that way, and it is what it is.”

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But the hitman has eyes only on the job in hand in Dingwall and said: “I’ve got a job to do here. That’s my main focus.

“First and foremost it’s a massive three points, which gets us off the bottom of the table.

“I don’t think anyone gave us a chance going into the game. To get the win is really good.

“The gaffer told us every game is going to be a cup final. We have set the benchmark for the last nine games. We have got this victory and now we’ve got to go and back that up.


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“It’s no good just beating Celtic and then not doing it anywhere else. We will enjoy it but we’ve still got a long way to go.

“It’s the old cliche of taking one game at a time but that’s the way it is. We are not out of the water yet but this gives us a really good platform.

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“I wasn’t here the first time we beat Celtic but we have beaten them twice this season.

“We’ve got to take a lot of heart from that.

“Yes, they might not be firing on all cylinders but they are still Celtic and they are still a good team.”

White’s impact in Dingwall has been almost instant. Having been a success at Inverness to earn the move to Motherwell last summer, the attacker went 20 games at Fir Park this season with a single goal.

However, back in the Highlands, he seems revitalised.

White said: “Since I have come here, I’ve felt every game I’m going to get a chance. It might only be one but I just need to make sure I hit the target and give myself the best opportunity of scoring.

“I’m delighted to score but I’ll try and keep my feet on the ground.”

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