Rangers fans have expressed their disappointment with Castore on Twitter on the eve of the club’s opening Premiership fixture.

The Gers take on Aberdeen live on Sky Sports on Saturday afternoon as competitive football returns to Scotland for the first time since March.

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James Tavernier and co will be modelling new Castore kits when Rangers take on Aberdeen. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

However, a considerable number of supporters fear that their new home shirts won’t arrive in time for kick-off.

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Those who pre-ordered the extremely popular new design expected to receive their purchases in advance of the first game of the campaign, but with less than 24 hours to go, that looks unlikely for the majority.

Some fans have received no word whatsoever from the kit suppliers, while others were sent dispatch emails with a message suggesting that it may still be a number of days before delivery is completed.

The partnership with Castore has been hailed as a new beginning by the club following years of retail failings and legal battles.

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Yet, some believe this first blip is a sign that the Liverpool-based company will be unable to cope with the demands of servicing the Rangers fan base.

Here’s a selection of reactions from Twitter:

 

The new Rangers away kit, which is predominantly white, is set to be released tomorrow morning and has so far met with a mixed reception from supporters.

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