Steven Gerrard took charge of his first home game since taking over at Rangers.League Two Bury were the visitors to Glasgow and a 40,000 crowd attended.The match acted as a dress rehearsal to next week’s Europa League qualifier.
Rangers strolled to a 6-0 victory over Bury as the Steven Gerrard era started with a bang.The Liverpool legend took charge of his first Ibrox side and named six of his summer signings in the starting eleven as Allan McGregor, Connor Goldson, Nikola Katic, Jon Flanagan, Scott Arfield and Jamie Murphy were included in the starting XI.
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Steven Gerrard has done to the blue half of Glasgow. Forget Brazil and Belgium, an incredible 41,000 turned out at Ibrox to watch the new manager’s reign kick off against Bury on Friday night.
The raucous welcome he received when he stepped from the team bus for the first time and skipped into the club’s famous red-brick entrance was like many he would have enjoyed at major tournaments with England.
It was a comfortable night for Rangers as they strolled to a 6-0 win and we’ll have a full match report to follow.
It was a simple win for Rangers and the noise as Steven Gerrard went down the tunnel at the end said how they enjoyed it.