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Rob Kiernan considering quitting Rangers after abuse revealed

A 'hate mob' is apparently 'driving' Rob Kiernan out of Ibrox, his ability at defending haven driven him out of the team.

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Rob Kiernan is considering quitting Ibrox due to the hatred from fans, according to reports in this morning's papers.

So don't let people tell you that fans can't cause a positive cha The news comes from the Scottish Sun, who go one further than their story earlier in the week about Kiernan being targeted for abuse by fans in the tunnel at Tynecastle after his poor showing against Hearts. He's also apparently been abused away from the pitch. Thus, Kiernan is "giving serious consideration to his future" at Rangers.

Now, while we might suggest that, were we to receive a bid of any sum of actual money for him, we might give 0.5 seconds of serious consideration to his future at Rangers before saying "Yes. Yes, we accept", it should be remembered that his replacement last time out was Philippe Senderos, of whom the less said the better.

I mean, some of this is part of being a footballer, particularly an inept one, and Rangers fans are not known for their patience and tolerance of poor performances. It's not big, and it's not clever, but it happens to most footballers (Rangers players in good form, naturally, can swan down Sauchiehall Street at 2am without attracting the slightest bit of aggro.) So if it's just someone giving him the odd pelter in the street then it seems a bit of an exaggeration. If it is something more serious, and happening on a regular basis, then it's grim stuff and probably fair play to the guy if he wants to go.

In the meantime, until we hear more about it, let's pray Danny Wilson starts against Morton.