Rangers fans are fuming as the club fell to yet another defeat, stumbling 1-0 to bottom of the table Hamilton Accies at Ibrox.
The club’s support hasn’t hesitated to direct their ire at the team and the defeat is made considerably worse by the fact Celtic dropped points at Livingston.
Incredibly, our Old Firm rivals still managed to increase their lead despite the slip, to add insult to injury for the club’s supporters.
REACTION: Steven Gerrard spoke to RangersTV after tonight's match against Hamilton. pic.twitter.com/I66CmDv8PK
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) March 4, 2020
Steven Gerrard has come out feeling and looking rather despondent in the wake of the result, saying that his side are in a “rut” and incredibly low on confidence.
But for many Rangers fans, Gerrard’s comments amid this truly incredibly domestic collapse in 2020 are not good enough.
“Again, another mistake has cost us,” said Gerrard [RangersTV].
“There was an opportunity tonight. Celtic have blinked with one eye but we’ve blinked with two, which is extremely disappointing.
“I didn’t think I could be more disappointed than I was after Hearts – but here I am, even more disappointed than I was a few days ago.
“We’ve got a lot to do – a big, big lot.
“Myself and my staff are flat because we are doing everything we can. We are trying to change formations and personnel, doing different things in training to try and lift and put confidence into them.
“I have a dressing room that’s shot of confidence. We have played ourselves into a rut and I’ve got a real tough, tough job to pick that up and improve it from here.”
Supporters are beginning to grow incredibly tired of these excuses in post-match interviews and the Rangers boss has come under criticism for the comments.
Here’s how Rangers fans reacted to what Gerrard had to say on Twitter:
— Michael Seafarer (@MichaelSeafarer) March 4, 2020
“Dressing room’s quiet”.
That’s the problem. No leaders, no passion, no fight – no actual Rangers in there who are willing to take responsibility.
— JRK (@topclasskennedy) March 4, 2020
Souness would have kicked the dressing room door of it’s hinges that’s the difference!!!!!!!
No real Rangers men! 🇬🇧🇬🇧
— Andrew Kilpatrick (@AndrewKilpatri7) March 5, 2020
Where’s the players?? Why are they not out apologising. Quick enough to come out when they are winning. Cowards on and off the field.
— Bryan Spark (@BryanSpark2) March 4, 2020
Times up along with Tavernier and Goldson what a mess we have made of this
— KennyGrfc (@kennygrfc) March 4, 2020
Quiet? Someone should be tearing them apart.
— Laura 🍎 (@TheLauraLothian) March 4, 2020
Why ye no throwing Goldson under the bus like ye would with Katic?
— Willard Smith (@Cameron_Laidlaw) March 4, 2020
Is he clueless? Why is confidence so low? You called them a team with a weak mentality and then publicly slaughtered them on tv. You then chucked the league in the press during the week? What planet are you on?
— Chris Scott (@christtocs) March 4, 2020
I don't agree with Gerrards views on the game never at anytime did I feel confident watching that team tonight and I could also feel it in the stadium and the I evitable happened
— It's coming home (@bluekid877) March 4, 2020
No apology to the fans 😴😴
— Steely (@OhItsSteely) March 4, 2020
Clearly he doesn't know how to get us out of it, or he we would have won some games by now!
— Jennifer 🦈 (@Jen_Hutts23) March 4, 2020
“Quiet dressing room”…. that says it all. Where’s the leaders?? They should be tearing strips off each other trying to figure out what the hell is going on.! Players need to take accountability and if that means calling each other out then so be it.!!
— Lee McFarland (@Lee_McFarland_) March 4, 2020
There’s a growing feeling of hopelessness amongst the Ibrox support, with many Rangers fans finding this Hamilton result particularly hard to take.
If the players are shot of confidence, then spare a thought for the supporters. Where the hell do we go from here?