(Reuters) – Rangers celebrated their first Scottish Premiership title since 2011 on Sunday however supervisor Steven Gerrard stated they nonetheless have a whole lot of work to do earlier than the top of the season.
Rangers, with 88 factors from 32 matches, sealed their fifty fifth league title after second-placed Celtic had been pissed off by Dundee United in a goalless draw.
Rangers followers had flouted COVID-19 lockdown restrictions to assemble exterior Ibrox earlier than and after Saturday’s 3-0 win over St Mirren moved them to inside a degree of the title and Celtic had wanted a win on Sunday to delay their celebrations.
Rangers are unbeaten within the league this season and have denied Celtic a tenth successive title.
“I am on an actual, emotional excessive and it has been a journey that’s not completed,” former Liverpool and England midfielder Gerrard advised the membership web site https://www.rangers.co.uk/Article/steven-gerrard-speaks-about-monumental-achievement/6Z5P5Dap6fszoWeteWYUW4.
“There’s extra to return and the following factor for me, once you win, it’s at all times about what’s subsequent.
“This has been a crew effort and a collective effort — it’s a monumental achievement and I’m simply so proud to be the supervisor of that.”
Gerrard stated Rangers, who nonetheless have six league video games left to play, would now shift focus to the Europa League, with the primary leg of their last-16 tie in opposition to Slavia Prague set for Thursday within the Czech Republic.
“We’re in March and I want them to maintain delivering till the top of the season,” he stated.
(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Peter Rutherford)