Gemmell rant 'spurred us on' says Rangers' Foster

RICHARD Foster today revealed how John Gemmell's Twitter blast had motivated Rangers to beat Stenhousemuir.

Loading Comments
Share
Print
Richard Foster pleads his case to referee Bobby Madden on his Rangers return
Richard Foster pleads his case to referee Bobby Madden on his Rangers return

Gemmell hit the headlines by criticising the Ibrox club's manager and players on the social networking site at the weekend.

But Foster, who started his first game in two months at Ochilview, reckoned the comments had inspired the Gers players to a 2-0 win.

He said: "I don't think there was anything horrible in it. It was maybe spur of the moment. We've all done that.

"That's the beauty of Twitter. You can say what you want from behind a computer screen.

"But the boys were talking about it before the game."

Stenhousemuir striker Gemmell had hit out at the Rangers players on Twitter for earning "£5000 a week" and being unable to play three games away from home in six days.

But Foster laughed: "I wish he was my agent!"

The defender added: "That's part and parcel of the game.

"I can't see that comment doing anything other than annoy us and giving us an extra incentive to win the game.

"He maybe thought it might give them the edge. We were professional and got the job done.

"I didn't say anything when he came on. He's 6ft 4in so I kept myself to myself."

Gemmell is a lifelong Rangers supporter and an Ibrox season ticket holder. Foster said: "He might have to wear a scarf over his face when he comes back to Ibrox!"

Football

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

147329

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You Couldn't Make This Up

Glass of wine saves my day but not my diet

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Columnist Michelle McManus is Sussed in the City, and loves to chat about anything and everything.

A weekly round up of social highlights

A weekly round up of social highlights

Cat's Eyes on Glasgow

James needs a sit down and Edward Scissorhands pierces my heart.

Gail’s Gab

Gail’s Gab

Gail Sheridan is a mother-of-one and wife to Tommy and she likes to get political with the hot topic of the week in her column Gail’s Gab.