Kane Hemmings reflects on Rangers exit, would love to replay Ibrox career

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Dundee striker Kane Hemmings has looked back on his time at Rangers.

Dundee striker Kane Hemmings has told the Daily Record that he would love the chance to replay his Rangers career, having disappointed during his time at Ibrox.

Hemmings, 25, was named the Scottish Premiership player of the month for January, and has now hit 12 goals in his last 13 games for Dundee.

This is possibly the best spell of Hemmings' career so far, which has seen him turn out for Tamworth, Rangers, Cowdenbeath, Barnsley and now Dundee, as he looks to prove Rangers wrong for letting him go back in the summer of 2013.

Hemmings played just ten games during his career at Ibrox, scoring only one goal as the club attempted to recover from demotion to the fourth tier of Scottish football.

Now in fine form and celebrating his award, Hemmings has looked back on his career at Rangers during an interview with the Daily Record.

Hemmings admitted that he was so nervous and desperate to impress at Rangers, that he served up some poor performances, and can't argue with the Gers letting him leave as a result.

However, he also claims that he would love to go back and have his time a Rangers again, because he thinks it would be different due to his change in mentality over the years.

"I had a lot of injuries at Rangers but in the games I played I don’t think I did myself justice," said Hemmings. "I remember playing against Stirling Albion and Montrose but I didn’t perform. I remember missing a chance in the Stirling Albion game. I can’t really argue about being let go by Rangers. I didn’t perform in those games, it was maybe down to nerves."

"I’d love to go back and play in that game now because it would be different. When I was younger I used to get on to myself when I missed chances but I don’t do that any more. If you miss a chance, you miss a chance – I see that now but back then I used to beat myself up. You look back on moments like that, I should have kept my head up and plugging away."

"These are the things you learn. I put pressure on myself at Rangers, I was playing for a new contract so knew I had to impress. I didn’t do that so I can’t be too upset about it, that’s life," he added.

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