Kenny McDowall blasts struggling Rangers

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Rangers drew for the third game in a row against fellow promotion hopefuls Queen of the South.

Last night could have completed a new dawn at Ibrox but instead saw the stuttering form continue on the pitch.

The new board sat watching alongside Rangers legend John Greig as the Gers drew 1-1 with Queen of the South.

Haris Vuckic’s 77th minute goal should have been enough to take the Light Blues level with Hibernian but 17-year-old Aiden Smith netted on his first league appearance to tie the game level in the 87th minute.

Rangers have only won once in seven games, drawing the last three, and things have to change or there is a real danger that Falkirk and Queen of the South will catch up with them.

There is also the possibility by Thursday night that Hibernian will have widened the gap to five points in second place, making it that bit harder for the stuttering Gers.

Speaking after the game, Kenny McDowall acknowledged his team must do better or risk another year in the Scottish Championship.

“Queen of the South are a good side, as are Falkirk. It is going to go right to the wire for the play-off places,” reported the Daily Record.

“We have to find a formula to get back to winning games again.

“We are stuttering along. We are not doing enough in front of goal and not doing well enough defensively.

“We know there are teams behind us chasing us. We need to get back to winning ways because we are making life difficult for ourselves.

“It was really disappointing. There is a new board in place and the stadium was full.”

The latest in a line of below par performances was met by jeers from the 35,000 strong Ibrox crowd who themselves will start to wonder if their side can turn things around on the pitch as has been done in the board room.

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