Best tweets on Gary Harkins’ ‘Rangers are new club’ comments

Harkins in action against Rangers back in 2009. Picture: SNS

Harkins in action against Rangers back in 2009. Picture: SNS

Share this article
29
Have your say

The Dundee midfielder rekindled an ongoing (never-ending) Scottish football debate with his tongue-in-cheek “Rangers are a new club” comments.

Naturally, social media was awash this morning with reaction to his words. We picked out a selection.

READ MORE - Rangers ‘are a new club’ claims Dundee’s Gary Harkins

WHAT RANGERS FANS SAID

@ForzaPapac: “Gary Harkins that well known football historian and corporate law expert with an aptitude for tax liability”

@RangersCulture: “Got to laugh at Celtic fans. Lennon, Lawell, Desmond & Deila say we’re the same club. Gary Harkins knows his stuff though”

@AirdMikey: “Gary Harkins is a nobody who just wants to crave attention and cause a stir. Let him have his moment”

@Nimsay1872: “Gary Harkins, good on him 1st time he’s made the backpage headlines.”

@GarryCarmody: “Not sure Harkins’ comments affect on the dressing room. Most will have to: 1) Google who he is 2) Google what the hell he’s talking about.”

WHAT CELTIC FANS SAID

@CelticF1rst: “Gary Harkins is making a play for Albert Kidd’s crown as my favourite ever Dundee player.”

@Morrissey23rd: “How much older is Gary Harkins than the new club Rangers?”

@firstglass1888: “Why on earth is Gary Harkins opinion that ‘Rangers are a new club’ being described as ‘mischievous’ in The Daily Record. Remember ‘RFC-RIP’?”

@timomouse: “As entertaining as the Harkins stuff is, what’d be even funnier is if Dumbarton win the replay.”

WHAT SCOTTISH FOOTBALL SAID

Arbroath winger Bobby Linn: “Glorious Gary Harkins”

Harkins’ team-mate Nicky Low: “We are all Gary Harkins”

Sun journalist Robert Thomson: “3/10 in the man-by-mans every week now for Gary Harkins after revisiting Scottish football’s most boring subject.”

Ex-team-mate David van Zanten: “Sunglasses and hat on tomorrow @garyharkins1985 . In fact, make it a tin hat!”

WISE WORDS

@DouglasDickie1: “If you’re getting your knickers in a twist over Gary Harkins’ comments then I think you need to re-evaluate your life.”

@moo_ted: “Did you notice that Gary Harkins was “grinning” while he said they are a new club? Sinister stuff this...”

DJ and Dundee fan Jim Gellatly: “Gary Harkins needs to let his feet do the talking. Stupid & pointless thing to say, especially with press obsession with anything Old Firm.”

@davidc1873: “I can’t be the only person who sees Harkins comment as the wind up it was intended to be. People need to lighten up a bit.”

@rmcdonald46: “Gary Harkins is set to become both an Ibrox hate figure and Parkhead hero overnight despite playing for Dundee. Impressive.”

THE SCOTSMAN ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Keep up to date with all our sport news on The Scotsman’s Sport page on Facebook

Follow @ScotsmanSport for the latest sports news and comment

Back to the top of the page