Popular ex-Gers star thriving across the pond as club on the cusp of continental glory
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Former Rangers player thriving for New England Revolution as continental glory edges closer

Popular former Rangers player Matt Polster is currently thriving overseas with MLS side New England Revolution as the side chase historic continental glory.

New England defeated Mexican side U.N.A.M Pumas 3-0 in the CONCACAF Champions League quarter-final first leg, which gives them an excellent chance of progressing to the final four.

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The American side is aiming to become the first club from the country to win the competition since LA Galaxy in 2000, as sides from Mexico currently have a stranglehold on the tournament.

Former Rangers player Matt Polster is shining in the MLS with New England Revolution

Polster was a fan favourite and despite being a backup to captain James Tavernier, he made ten appearances during his short spell in Glasgow. His versatility was a key strength but breaking into the starting XI proved difficult and he left the Ibrox side in 2020.

The American made the move back to the MLS in July 2020 in a reported £400,000 deal which saw him return home as he aimed to kickstart his career.

The 28-year-old always gave his all when pulling on the Rangers shirt and it’s unfortunate that the move didn’t really work out.

New England Revolution won the 2021 Supporters Shield but lost out in the quarter-finals of the playoffs, where new Rangers signing James Sands featured for New York City in a penalty triumph.

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It was a disappointing finish to the season, but Polster will be aiming for better this year, add into that the opportunity to win a major continental trophy and the player could well be adding more silverware to his collection.

Meanwhile, the Rangers B team match against Dalbeattie Star has been postponed for a third time.

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