Rangers Fans Raving About David Bates After He Gives Them Win v Kilmarnock

Rangers Fans Raving About David Bates After He Gives Them Win v Kilmarnock

Rangers fans are raving about David Bates after he earned them three points against Kilmarnock this afternoon.

It’s been a crazy week for everyone at Ibrox, with their 5-0 battering at the hands of Celtic last weekend being quickly followed up by the delight of Steven Gerrard’s appointment as manager yesterday.

But he won’t take over until June 1st – so it’s up to Jimmy Nicholl, Jonatan Johansson and the current crop of players to secure second in the Scottish Premiership table and European football next season.

Embed from Getty Images

The visit of Kilmarnock to Ibrox this afternoon would have reminded everyone how difficult a challenge that will be.

Yet Rangers clawed their way to a win, thanks in a big part to a solid performance and a goal from Bates.

He’ll leave Rangers this summer after signing a pre-contract agreement with Hamburg in Germany earlier this year, but fans don’t care:

Of course, Bates’ move to Hamburg is set so there’s no way he’ll be able to remain beyond the summer and play for Rangers.

Instead, he’ll attempt to help Hamburg get back into the Bundesliga following their inevitable relegation this season.


Staff Editor

More in Football

Why Liverpool Really Need to Start Winning.. Starting With Burnley

Jonny BoyleJanuary 21, 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo: One More Goal Towards His Legend

Jonny BoyleJanuary 13, 2021

The Growing Diversity of Online Football-Related Games

Jonny BoyleDecember 18, 2020

Best Ever Premier League Transfers

Jonny BoyleDecember 14, 2020

6 Best Youth Football Academies with Historical Roots That Have Managed to Pass the Test of Time

Jonny BoyleNovember 26, 2020

Jamie Young’s Journey To The Top

Jonny BoyleNovember 18, 2020

Why AC Milan Visit is a Significant Point in Celtic’s Season

Jonny BoyleOctober 22, 2020

Why Scotland Has a Chance of Best Representation in Europe For Years

Jonny BoyleSeptember 24, 2020

Are Chelsea Now Title Contenders With New Signings?

Jonny BoyleSeptember 10, 2020