Twin strikes give Robbie Crawford sight of top team goal

ROBBIE CRAWFORD hopes two goals in four days will be enough to land him his first ever start for Rangers this weekend.

Loading Comments
Share
Print
Robbie Crawford is in real scoring form for Rangers
Robbie Crawford is in real scoring form for Rangers

The youngster capped an impressive cameo performance with a well-taken strike against Alloa in the Scottish Cup last Saturday, netting the fifth goal in Gers' 7-0 cruise against the Irn-Bru Second Division side. He then followed that up with the opening goal of the Light Blues' reserve win over Raith Rovers on Tuesday, converting Kevin Kyle's knockdown to set them on course for a 4-2 win in Kirkcaldy.

Kyle, Kamil Wiktorksi and Jamie Burrows were also on target for the Swifts and Crawford is keen to continue his second-string form into the first team arena when Peterhead visit Ibrox on Saturday.

He said: "I'm happy with the way this week has gone and hopefully I've done enough to stay involved in the first team this weekend.

"The reserve team is a great platform for us to show why we should be stepping up. Hopefully I've done enough to feature against Peterhead.

"I'd like to think I'll have a chance, although competition for places is fierce. It's a big game for the club, though. We're looking to build momentum after the Alloa win."

Crawford added: "I thought the team played really well. We made things difficult for ourselves at times at Raith and we could have taken more chances, but we scored good goals.

"It was a team performance and it's good we're not just relying on one person to get us goals."

Meanwhile, Rangers' Third Division clash with Annan Athletic, due to be played at Ibrox on Saturday, December 1, has been rescheduled due to their participation in the Scottish Cup.

Instead of hosting the Galabankies, Ally McCoist's side will now face Elgin City that weekend, with their Annan clash set to be played on Wednesday, December 19.

Sport

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.

106639

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

How my view of the police has changed

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.

Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You Couldn't Make This Up

Twin problems have put years on me.

Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

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