Rangers handed major SFA boost as prayers answered and overdue deal struck - report
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Rangers handed boost by SFA amid reports of Hawkeye deal

Rangers have been handed a major boost in their quest for VAR to arrive in Scotland as the SFA launch a job search via Hawkeye for an operator of the technology.

Rangers have been the most outspoken advocates of Video Assistant Referees after a spate of high-profile decisions have gone against the club this season.

Listed on the Hawk Eye technologies website is a job for a Football Replay Operator for VAR with the start date set between April and October this year, suggesting it could be in place for next season.

According to the Scottish Daily Express, this will be the case with the SFA securing a deal with Hawkeye to deliver the technology next season despite financing fears.

Rangers boosted by SFA VAR Hawkeye claims

Being outspoken since losing to an offside goal in the Betfred Cup Final in 2019, Rangers have consistently appealed to introduce the technology in Scotland all the way up to Giovanni van Bronckhorst regularly mentioning it in the latter half of the season.

Rangers captain James Tavernier also claimed that if the Australian A-League can implement the technology then there is no excuse for Scotland not finding a way.

Rangers have also felt the benefits of VAR in the Europa League as of late in the clashes with Borussia Dortmund and Red Star Belgrade, further emboldening the move to adopt the technology in Scotland.

Many also consider the fact that Scotland – the only nation of the top 15 in Europe not to have VAR – is being left behind by not assisting their referees.

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The referees want it, Rangers want it, many players want it and now, it appears the Scottish football authorities want it as they launch a hunt for someone to operate the technology.

It’s time for Scottish football to grow up and move away from daft masonic refereeing conspiracies and this can only be a good thing for the game and in ensuring there is a level playing field.

Meanwhile, one Rangers star appears out of the picture as a nosedive in form sees an Ibrox teammate usurp his place in the team.

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