Former Rangers hero Peter Lovenkrands ecstatic on Twitter after play-off win

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Glasgow Rangers beat Queen of the South 2-1 yesterday.

Glasgow Rangers have taken the initiative in their push for promotion to the Scottish Premier League after winning the first-leg of their promotion play-off tie with Queen of the South.

Rangers won the game 2-1 against a side that beat them 3-0 the last time they faced off.

Goals from Steven Smith and Dean Shiels either side of a Derek Lyle strike gave them the initiative ahead of next-weekend's home leg at Ibrox.

One man clearly pleased with the result was former Rangers winger Peter Lovenkrands. The Danish forward played in Glasgow for six years between 2000 and 2006.

He scored 54 times in 182 games for the Gers, become a hero in the process. The former AB attacker left for Schalke 04 in 2006 and went on to play for Newcastle United and Birmingham City before retiring in November last year.

He had this message for Glasgow Rangers fans and players on Twitter last night:

The result puts Rangers in pole position to face Hibernian in the second play-off tie, the winner of which will get the chance to take on Motherwell for a place in the SPL next season.

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