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How Frank McParland can take Rangers to the next level

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via Four Lads Had A Dream | With today’s delightful news that Rangers have at long, long last appointed a Chief Scout in the form of Burnley’s former Sporting Director Frank McParland, Rangers have finally put into place the bedrock of a desperately-needed scouting network. As ...

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McParland: “I’m here because of Mark Warburton”

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via Four Lads Had A Dream | Rangers’ new Head of Recruitment Frank McParland has waxed lyrical about Ibrox boss Mark Warburton and admitted he is the primary reason the former Liverpool scout has quit Burnley entirely and joined the ranks of Murray Park. In a ...

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Real Mallorca star trains at Murray Park

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via Four Lads Had A Dream | Rangers have today revealed ex-Barcelona midfielder Gai Assulin is training at Murray Park as we speak. The 24 year old, once-heralded as ‘the next big thing’ out of the Camp Nou, did not quite hit those heights, like many ...

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Quarterly Report

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via Rangers Report | Written by – Jamie Currie Pic: The Scotsman As the second quarter of the season is coming around fast, I gave each member of the squad, and the manager a rating out of 10 so far. Here is how they fared: Goalkeepers ...

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An advanced stats preview of Rangers v Queen of the South

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via Rangers Report | Martyn Waghorn, courtesy of Reuters written by – Rangers Report Rangers QoS Expected Goals per game 2.41 1.02 Expected Goals against per game 0.70 1.27 Total Shots Ratio 0.74 0.52 Shots on Target Ratio 0.79 0.49 Shots per game 17.44 10.00 Shots against ...

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Scout mystery deepens at Ibrox

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via Four Lads Had A Dream | The hunt for Rangers’ new Chief Scout took a twist today with contradictory reports in the media circulating and deepening the mystery over the imminent appointment. Earlier, The Scottish Sun claimed that Burnley’s Sporting Director Frank McParland had been ...

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Using stats to determine the best (& worst) goalkeepers in the Scottish Championship

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via Rangers Report | Wes Foderingham written by – Rangers Report Using statistical analysis to evaluate goalkeepers is a work in progress, largely because not all saves are equal.  Some shots are easier to save then others, so using simple save percentage isn’t always the best measure ...

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Rangers join race to sign U21 defender

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via Four Lads Had A Dream | According to the Sunday Express, Rangers have joined Celtic in the race for Dundee Utd’s promising young U21 defender John Souttar. As covered on Ibroxnoise.co.uk, Rangers are most definitely in January’s transfer market for a defender, such is the ...

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The former Ibrox hero who could return in new role

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via Four Lads Had A Dream | With the well-documented search now underway in earnest for a proper scouting network to be installed at Ibrox, the head of said operation is being, pardon the pun, scouted himself, with former Rangers’ favourite and now Sky Sports’ pundit ...

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The Hollow Men

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via GersNet - Current Affairs |   Both football and rugby down south are awash with cash, far outstripping almost all – if not actually all – of their peers. And yet there’s been a persistent rebellion, a rebellinho, quietly but insistently forecasting the end of ...

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Rangers v Falkirk: Gersnet's Infographic

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via GersNet - Match Analysis |   Gersnet Forum – Latest Posts   Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS Continue Reading

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Sorting out the men from the bairns – Rangers v Falkirk

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via GersNet - Match Analysis |   Although most of the Championship attention has been on a much improved Rangers side this term, it would be remiss of me not to give credit to our opponents. With St Mirren dropping down to the Premiership, Hibs strengthening ...

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Defending In Transition

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via GersNet - Current Affairs |   On the 14th May, 2008, Walter Smith handed over his team-sheet to the officials at the City of Manchester Stadium. The team would be based on the one principle that had already achieved the impossible in seeing Rangers in ...

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Should Rangers fans help subsidise accessibility plans?

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via GersNet - Current Affairs |   For example, as well utilising the circa £500,000 RFFF monies remaining in the Assembly bank account (in whole or in part), how else could supporters help share the financial burden? Should there be a ‘tick-box’ in the season ticket ...

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Lame excuses becoming invalid

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via GersNet - Current Affairs |   The National Stadium Firstly the absolutely scandalous treatment of Scottish wheelchair fans in front of the South Stand at Hampden when Scotland played Germany. Make absolutely no mistake the SFA were fully aware of just how poor an experience ...

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The Spare-man Philosophy

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via GersNet - Current Affairs |   Last Tuesday night Rangers suffered their first defeat of the season. Eleven wins, with regular scorelines of 3, 4, or 5-0, have done little to temper the pain of that first defeat. The inflated confidence we felt was well ...

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Competition: Win a DVD copy of 'Shooting for Socrates'

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via GersNet - Current Affairs |   Set at the height of the Troubles, the film – from Oscar-winning producer Victoria Gregory (‘Senna’, ‘Man on Wire’) and Emmy-nominated director James Erskine (Building Jerusalem, The Battle of the Sexes) – is a testament to the power of ...

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Swing, Hammer – Morton v Rangers

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via GersNet - Match Analysis |   When they were younger, I loved experiencing things I had forgotten from my own childhood. The smell of Airfix modelling glue, the taste of Rusks, rolling plasticene worms and making Lego: maybe it’s as well we don’t comprehend the ...

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Vote for Gersnet in the 2015 Football Blogging Awards (FBAs)

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via GersNet - Current Affairs |   As it stands, voting is now open for nominations and you can vote for us in any of the categories, though we’d suggested you stick to whatever category fits best in how you use our site (e.g. social, influence, ...

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Reprogramming the robot: Rangers v St Johnstone

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via GersNet - Match Analysis |   What has this to do with a football preview one may ask. Well over the last few games Rangers have played, there seems to be a certain shock generated that we cannot score at least five goals. I must ...

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