"Go become champions", 'Give Goldson and Barisic a rest for Thursday': Rangers fans react to team line-up vs St Mirren

Team line-ups are usually announced around 1.45pm but Steven Gerrard’s selection for the match with St Mirren was curiously delayed until 1.55pm – with the team on the verge of clinching the club’s 55th league triumph.

Fans had converged on Edmiston Drive to welcome the players and management to Ibrox for the crunch and others reacted to the team announcement online.

@Chris_W_889: “Pump fists - let's give the fans the performance they deserve today. C'mon Rangers

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@RDunsmore19: “Sweet Caroline over the tannoy today if Alfie scores?”

@_1872arfc_: “Go and become champions.”

Callum Holmes: “We need give Goldson, Barisic, Davis, Kent a rest for Thursday and let Simpson, Bassey, Wright, Arfield a run. We’re winning the league anyway.”

Gary Chittick: “Great team and bench. Would prefer a youngster instead of Stewart as he's never used and will clearly be leaving.”

A Rangers fan with a Steven Gerrard mask and cardboard trophy ahead of Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and St Mirren at Ibrox Stadium, on March 06, 2021, in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Craig Williamson / SNS Group)

Andy Robertson: “Three points is the most important thing, a 3-0 would be ideal, keep the wagon rolling toward 55.”

Stevie Cherry: “55-0 or we riot.”

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