The Glasgow Rangers were crowned Scottish Football champions for the first time since 2011, with their great rival Celtic playing a 0–0 draw at Dundee, having won the previous nine titles.
Following their victory (3–0) against Saint-Miren on Saturday, only one point was missing for the team coached by the iconic former Liverpool captain, Steven Gerrard to secure the trophy. By winning a draw in Dundee (8th), Celtic Glasgow find themselves to play six games on 20 points and therefore can no longer hold on.
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The title is the crown of a season in which the Rangers remain undefeated. He has won 28 of his 32 games, including all 16 at home. It is a return to the top of the most successful club in Scottish history (55th title), nine years after his realization and an administrative decadence that earned him the fourth division.
The club was remodeled, allowing Englishman Steven Gerrard to start and launch his coaching career in 2018. This Scottish Premiership title is the first trophy won by Gerrard as a coach, following a busy playing career with Liverpool (1 Champions League, 1 UEFA Cup, 2 FA Cup and 3 League Cups).
A victory beyond health restrictions
On Saturday, the match against Saint-Miren led to scenes of jubilee following the players’ reception and victory at Ibrox Park, disregarding the containment measures decided by the Scottish Government to fight against Kovid-19.
Glasgow Rangers fans flaunted government decisions to rally and celebrate their club’s victory
“We are very disappointed that the supporters have come together. With a view to controlling the virus, the actions of a minority of individuals endanger the health of all and mobilize the police“, Congratulated a Scottish Government spokesperson on Sky Sports’ microphone, while Scotland has been limited since the beginning of January.
Rangers’ coronation in the league ends Celtic’s nine-year reign, crowned every year since 2012.
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