Ex-players and sport stars salute Rangers’ promotion

Former favourite Nacho Novo tweeted his congratulations. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Former favourite Nacho Novo tweeted his congratulations. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

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Rangers secured a return to the Scottish Premiership after clinching the Ladbrokes Championship title with a 1-0 home win over Dumbarton.

Here is how Twitter responded.

“@RangersFC Champions. well done boys. Back to the premiership, Back to the #Oldfirm “ - the official Twitter account of Dutch brothers Frank and Ronald de Boer, who played together at Ibrox towards the end of their careers in 2004.

“Great to see @RangersFC seal promotion back to SPL and @LaffK score on his debut tonight” - Southampton midfielder Steven Davis congratulates his former club and his Northern Ireland team-mate Kyle Lafferty.

“Well done Rangers. Back where we belong. @RangersFC Great work with the team this season @MarkWarburton9” - Scottish curler Greg Drummond, the 2014 Winter Olympics silver medalist, pays tribute to the achievements of Mark Warburton’s squad.

“Well well well the GERS are back WATP” Veteran Spain forward Nacho Novo on his former side’s success.

“Rangers back in the Scottish top division is exactly what Scottish football needed” - Carl Frampton, the IBF and WBA super-bantamweight champion.

“Congrats to rangersfc!!! Back in the SPL where they belong!!! Bring on the Old Firm!” - American midfielder Maurice Edu, who had a spell at Ibrox from 2008 to 2012.

“@RangersFC we are back where we belong! congrats to the team and staff and all the fans! Brilliant!!! #WATP #TheMightyRangersAreBack” - Veteran Denmark forward Peter Lovenkrands.

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