Rangers B head coach David McCallum was left fuming with his side after a 4-0 thrashing by Stirling University hurt their chances of finishing second in the Lowland League.

The Light Blues youngsters had plenty of the ball but lacked any real threat in front of goal as the Students romped to a big win at Forthbank.

McCallum insisted there can be “no excuses” for the result as he blasted the performance from the Rangers youngsters.

“Difficult match to describe,” McCallum told Rangers TV. “I think the result is clearly not good enough, you don’t need me to tell you that, it is clear and obvious.

“For all the possession we’ve had in the game, we’ve not offered enough threat. When we did create opportunities, we weren’t ruthless enough.

“We can go through the four goals we’ve lost and each of them we can give reasons why we should be doing better but ultimately there are no excuses. It is not a good enough performance and nowhere near a good enough result.

“We’ve come up against a team who have defended really compact and really tight but we come up against that quite often and we need to find solutions.

“Today, I don’t think we did that well enough.

“I don’t think our movement threatened their back line quick enough and at the right times and we never created enough opportunities for the possession that we had.”

Rangers sit seven points off second-place East Kilbride, with two games in hand on Kilby, as McCallum’s side look to finish second behind Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic.

With the Gers returning to the Lowland League next season, the Gers will be aiming to perform on a more consistent basis and challenge for the title next season.

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