Scottish Championship: Rangers champion for the first time since 2011

Scottish Championship: Rangers champion for the first time since 2011

LONDON – Glasgow Rangers were crowned Scottish Football Champions for the first time since 2011, following a 0–0 draw at their arch-rivals Celtic’s Dundee, which had won the previous nine titles.

Following their victory (3–0) against Saint-Mirren on SaturdayThe team trained by former iconic Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard was missing just one point to secure the trophy.

By winning a draw in Dundee (8th), Celtic find themselves playing six games in 20 matches and therefore can no longer hold on.

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).

On Saturday, the match against Saint-Miren led to welcoming of players at Eybro Park and scenes of jubilee following their victory, in defiance of the containment measures given by the Scottish Government to fight against Kovid-19 Was done.

“We are very disappointed that the supporters have come together. With a view to controlling the virus, the actions of a minority of individuals threaten the health of all and the looted police, ”a Scottish government spokesman lamented on the microphone Sky sports, While Scotland has been limited since the beginning of January.

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Rangers’ coronation in the league ends Celtic’s nine-year reign, crowned every year since 2012.


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