Rangers star ruled out for season with ACL injury

December 26, 2019

first_img“But I’m not here to disrespect Kilmarnock and their playing facilities. I know it helps support the running of their football club.“But my opinion is elite football shouldn’t have any plastic pitches.” Gerrard was critical of 4G pitches in the professional game 2 🎙️SG: Sad news for Jamie Murphy as he will be missing for the remainder of the season with an ACL injury.— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) August 22, 2018Murphy, who signed for Rangers on a permanent basis from Brighton over the summer, has been a star performer for the Gers so far this term, netting once and registering three assists in seven appearances.He suffered the season-ending injury during Rangers’ 3-1 Betfred Cup defeat of Kilmarnock, played on Sunday, appearing to twist his left knee on Killie’s plastic pitch.Gerrard complained about 4G pitches after the game.“It’s difficult for me to comment on (whether the pitch is to blame).” he said. “We all know that plastic pitches are not as safe as grass. Murphy will miss the rest of the season center_img Rangers star Jamie Murphy has been ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury on Sunday.Steven Gerrard, the Rangers manager, confirmed the news during a press conference, admitting the injury was worse than first feared with Murphy only originally expected to be out of action until the new year. Gerrard said: “Sad news for Jamie Murphy as he will be missing for the remainder of the season with an ACL injury.“Jamie has been excellent for me since day one, we are trying to help him in every way we can to give him all the support he needs as he is a huge player for us.“The important thing now is the player and his care and we will ensure he sees the experts and support him along his recovery.” 2last_img

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