Sport Steven Gerrard’s Rangers complete Invincible SPFL season with 4-0 win vs Aberdeen
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Rangers take on their Old Firm rivals at Ibrox on Sunday hoping to continue their unbeaten run, here's how we think Steven Gerrard will line his side up.After being knocked out of the Scottish Cup last weekend, the Gers will be fully focused on finishing the league season unbeaten, with just three games between themselves and an invincible campaign.
Rangers have finished the SPFL season unbeaten following their 4-0 win over Aberdeen at Ibrox on Saturday afternoon.
A Joe Lewis own goal set them on their way to victory after just five minutes before a brace from Kemar Roofe and a late Jermain Defoe strike got the celebrations underway.
Steven's side ended the season on 102-points having won 32 of their 38 league games.
It's an incredible achievement for a club that have been forced to endure a prolonged period in Celtic's shadow.
last won the title in 2011 but have reclaimed the Scottish crown in emphatic fashion, equalling Celtic's 107-year-old clean sheet record in the process.
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Plans to put colt teams in lower divisions have been bubbling away in the background but no agreement has been found.The Ibrox club and Celtic are keen to place colt teams into the lower leagues, believing it will provide a better pathway for their young players.
Rather incredibly, the Gers ended the season on a run of 26 games without conceding a goal and also managed to win all 19 of their home games despite the absence of supporters.
Following a rather divisive opening to his managerial career, this represents a watershed achievement for Gerrard and one that underlines his status as one of the best up-and-coming managers in the game.
As for the supporters, the bragging rights firmly belong to blue side of Glasgow after years of unrelenting Celtic domination.
Many Rangers fans, bearing blue flares and plenty of flags, congregated outside of Ibrox to celebrate the historic achievement.
Rangers fans celebrating their invincible season outside the Ibrox ????
Joe Cole singles out 'brilliant' Rangers moment he knew Steven Gerrard had cracked it as a boss
The former Liverpool star shared a dressing room with the Ibrox gaffer and has been mightily impressed with how he's conducted himself.And it wasn’t the stunning Europa League performances that took them to the last 16.— Football Daily (@footballdaily)
Rangers captain James Tavernier is no ordinary full-back and he finished the season as the club's top goalscorer (11) and assist provider (10) in the league.
The right-back's efforts were supplemented by fine individual campaigns from Ryan Kent, Alfredo Morelos and Roofe, while the likes of Connor Goldson, Borna Barisic and Glenn Kamara provided the level of indomitable solidity that enabled Rangers to finish the season unbeaten.
You can watch them lifting the title below:
????— Sky Sports Scotland (@ScotlandSky) are champions again! Captain lifts the Scottish Premiership trophy as the celebrations begin at Ibrox! Watch all the reaction live on Sky Sports Football????
It's been a stunning campaign for Rangers and Gerrard will be hoping to build on this success by taking the club on a notable run in Europe next season.
Congratulations to everyone at Rangers.
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Ipswich Town are said to be interested in Jermain Defoe and if Steven Gerrard wants to keep him at Ibrox this summer, he must act quickly.According to Football Insider, the Tractor Boys are plotting an ambitious swoop for the veteran striker, as they look to back Paul Cook ahead of next season’s campaign, where they will surely be hoping for a return to the Championship after two disappointing seasons in the third tier.