• June 17, 2021

Exclusive: Rangers finally lift Scottish Premiership title and THOUSANDS of fans celebrate outside Ibrox as Steven Gerrard’s side complete unbeaten season

 Exclusive: Rangers finally lift Scottish Premiership title and THOUSANDS of fans celebrate outside Ibrox as Steven Gerrard’s side complete unbeaten season


Steven Gerrard and his unbeaten Rangers team finally got their hands on the Scottish Premiership title, as the players and a huge crowd of fans celebrated the club’s long awaited return to the top in Glasgow.

It’s more than two months since the Ibrox giants secured their 55th Scottish league title, but the wait to actually lift the trophy was over on Saturday following their victory over Aberdeen on the final day of an utterly dominant campaign.

Rangers are Scottish Premiership champions

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Rangers are Scottish Premiership champions

And they did it in style, too, capping off their stunning season with a 4-0 win which made them Invincibles.

Gerrard’s side have set the bar high throughout the campaign but this was a landmark victory in more ways than one for Rangers.

Other than getting hold of their first Scottish league title in a decade, the win over Aberdeen saw them break the 100 point barrier – ending the season on 102 points.

It’s a feat Rangers have never achieved in their history and has only been recorded once before in Scotland, when Celtic finished in 106 points under Brendan Rodgers in the 2016/17 campaign.

They have also become the first Scottish club to go an entire top-flight season since that same Celtic side.

Gerrard’s side has also now won all 19 home games in a season – the first team to do so since Celtic under Martin O’Neill, who were unbeaten in 26 league games at home between 2002 and 2004.

They have also beaten Celtic’s record of 25 clean sheets for a 38-game season, set in 2011/12, and have matched their Old Firm rivals’ all-time record of 26 clean sheets in a single season, which was set all the way back in 1913/14.

For now, though, Rangers supporters won’t care about any of that one jot, as it was party time in the blue half of Glasgow with celebrations outside Ibrox and throughout the city.

Rangers fans climbed the gates outside Ibrox as title celebrations were in full swing

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Rangers fans climbed the gates outside Ibrox as title celebrations were in full swing

Supporters were in dream mode as they celebrating Rangers’ first Scottish title in a decade

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Supporters were in dream mode as they celebrating Rangers’ first Scottish title in a decade

A huge crowd gathered outside Ibrox as Rangers fans celebrated

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A huge crowd gathered outside Ibrox as Rangers fans celebrated

Thousands of supporters turned up at Ibrox to welcome Gerrard and the team ahead of the game, with many more arriving during the match in preparation for the magic moment.

Fans were seen climbing the stadium’s famous blue gates as the atmosphere reached fever pitch in Glasgow.

Celebrations were already underway on Friday night, with fans impatient to revel in their beloved club’s title success.

Fans flocked to the famous river with their flares

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Fans flocked to the famous river with their flares

Onlookers were gobsmacked by the scenes in Glasgow

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Onlookers were gobsmacked by the scenes in Glasgow

Rangers supporters literally painted the town red as they lit up the River Clyde with flairs to celebrate their impending trophy lift, in a spectacle which could be seen across Glasgow.

Reports claim the jubilant Rangers faithful have even created a nationwide pyrotechnic shortage, with the Scottish Sun claiming blue flairs are sold out across the UK after being snapped up by Gers supporters.

That’s much to the annoyance of Man City fans, who are planning their own celebrations at the end of the English Premier League campaign.






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