Rangers U18s downed Motherwell 3-1 at the Rangers Training Centre on Tuesday afternoon, with an exciting summer signing finding the net for the hosts.

After a concerning run that featured defeats to both Celtic and Hibernian, Cameron Campbell’s side have got back on track in recent times with victories over Aberdeen and Dundee United.

Talented forwards Robbie Ure and Rory Wilson have been impressive in front of goal but other players got onto the scoresheet in this latest win.

The Young Gers started on the front foot and were in front by the 13th minute, with Greig Allen heading home a Mackenzie Strachan free-kick [Rfcyouths.wordpress.com Twitter].

Allen joined the Gers in the summer from Hearts as a long-term pursuit finally paid off and it’s encouraging to see him contributing at this level.

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An exciting Ibrox prospect scored for the Rangers U18s in a win over Motherwell. (Photo by Willie Vass/Pool via Getty Images)

Less than 15 minutes later, the hosts were 2-0 up, with an opposition defender diverting a Rory Wilson cross into his own net.

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The scoreline remained the same until the second half but there were further goals to come, with the visitors getting themselves back into the game on the hour mark courtesy of another own goal.

 

That jolted the Young Gers back into life, though, and substitute Jack Roberts made it 3-1 shortly after being introduced.

Roberts also only joined the club in the summer, signing a two-year contract in early August.

Campbell was able to give runouts to several more substitutes in the closing stages and his side closed out the game to secure another three points.

Dundee United are the early pace-setters in the league but if defending champions Rangers can keep up their current form, they may yet run them close.

In other news, a Rangers star is surely unlikely to start against Hearts on Saturday after touching down 5000 miles away.

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