Steven Gerrard and his Rangers open door approach as Ibrox boss insists manager remit goes above football

Steven Gerrard and his Rangers open door approach as Ibrox boss insists manager remit goes above football

There will be a moment 10 days from now, a split second and a scene frozen in time. Steven Gerrard will host the Premiership trophy above his head, while the red, white and blue ribbons will blow in the breeze. The Rangers boss will savour a high that’s up there with anything he has achieved in his storied career as a player and now as a manager. But it will be all the sweeter for a man who also knows what it’s like to suffer the real lows in a game that can give with one hand and punch you in the guts with the other. Securing the historic 55 for Rangers have make him a legend at Ibrox, just as Gerrard is at Liverpool for famously dragging his side back from the brink to Champions League glory in Istanbul. The crowning glory as a gaffer will be something to cherish but there will still be the lingering scars from his playing days that will never heal. Gerrard doesn’t need reminding of The Slip. That split second where he lost …
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