Rangers fans sceptical about controversial Feyenoord fan Fernando Ricksen tribute
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Rangers fans sceptical about Feyenoord's You'll Never Walk Alone tribute

Visiting Feyenoord fans have claimed they’re planning to sing You’ll Never Walk Alone in memory of Fernando Ricksen – but some Rangers fans are split on their motives.

The famous Liverpool song is also sung by rivals Celtic and many believe this is just an attempt to shoehorn it into Ibrox.

Feyenoord fan Jeffrey Nederlof took to Twitter to claim that when the notorious fans sing it, it’ll be for the right reasons.

Some supporters are more than happy for this “tribute” to go ahead and trust that it is genuine and not just an attempt to wind-up the club’s fans.

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Naturally, other Rangers fans are very sceptical that this will be the case with the notorious Feyenoord hooligans singing the song and causing a rammy in Glasgow during their last visit in 2002.

Some see it as no more than a wind-up and are not interested in pleasantries. Some feel that there are more fitting tributes to Rangers legend Fernando Ricksen.

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For me, there are much more apt tributes than singing a song which represents a team that Fernando Ricksen fought against most of his career.

But if there is a genuine sentiment here then there is little wrong with the club’s fans wanting to pay their own respects.

Whatever happens, Rangers fans will be spending the majority of the match getting right behind the team in Fernando’s honour.

Tributes have been pouring in for the Dutchman. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Fans have been gathering at Ibrox over the last 24 hours to pay respects to the former Ibrox captain.

Steven Gerrard hopes his side can use the news of Fernando’s passing to inspire the club to victory against the Dutch side.

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