McCann compares Miller volley for Rangers to Novo, Henry efforts

Kenny Miller

Neil McCann compares Kenny Miller's volley for Rangers against Queen of the South to previous famous goals from Nacho Novo and Thierry Henry.


Neil McCann has told Sky Sports News, broadcast on February 22 at 10.30am, that Kenny Miller's volley against Queen of the South brought back bad memories from his playing days.


Miller's 100th league goal in Scottish football proved to be the difference as Rangers maintained their eight-point advantage at the top of the Scottish Championship table.


McCann enjoyed most of his success as a player at Ibrox, but he has said that Miller's 25-yard effort reminded him of the goal that Nacho Novo scored for Rangers in the 2009 Scottish Cup final at a time when he was playing for Falkirk.


The former Scottish international also made the comparison between Miller's goal and Thierry Henry's famous strike for Arsenal against Manchester United in October 2000.


McCann said: "This brings back horrible memories because Nacho Novo scored a goal like that in the Scottish Cup final that I played in for Falkirk against Rangers and it was absolutely identical to that.

"It is one of those strikes like Thierry Henry's against Manchester United, where he is hooking it for a bit of dip. I wasn't quite sure it was going to find it's mark but it is quite special when it does."

Miller's goal on Sunday afternoon represented his 13th of the season in all competitions and ended a five-match streak - stretching back to January 25 - without finding the back of the net.

With Rangers still required to travel to Easter Road to play rivals Hibernian, who also possess a game in hand, the 36-year-old's wonder goal could prove decisive come the end of the campaign.

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