Rangers' Harry Forrester out of semi-final clash with Celtic

Harry Forrester has been ruled out of Rangers' William Hill Scottish Cup semi-final against Celtic at Hampden Park on Sunday with a hairline fracture of his leg, the Ibrox club have confirmed.

Rangers' Harry Forrester receives treatment during the Petrofac Training Cup final. Picture: SNS
Rangers' Harry Forrester receives treatment during the Petrofac Training Cup final. Picture: SNS

The Gers attacker was substituted during the 4-0 Petrofac Training Cup final win over Peterhead at the weekend after sustaining the injury and he limped out of the stadium.

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Forrester, 25, on Tuesday signed a three-year deal which will keep him at Rangers at least until 2019. However the injury prevents him playing in his first Old Firm game.

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A statement on the club’s official website read: “It had been hoped Harry would have recovered quickly but a scan on Tuesday afternoon has revealed a hairline fracture and he will be out of action for a number of weeks.”

The news comes as a blow to the Championship title winners who have forwards Michael O’Halloran and Billy King cup-tied.

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