Mark Warburton reacts to Forrester's first Ibrox goal, comments on O'Halloran's performance

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Rangers beat St. Mirren 1-0 today, with Harry Forrester scoring a late winner.

Rangers manager Mark Warburton has told the club's official website that he was delighted for goalscorer Harry Forrester this afternoon, and also added that he was impressed with forward Michael O'Halloran's display.

The Gers capitalised on Hibernian's 3-2 defeat away at Dumbarton by snatching a 1-0 win over St. Mirren at Ibrox earlier today.

After finding goalkeeper Jamie Langfield in great form, Rangers did finally snaffle a late winner, as January signing Harry Forrester finally scored his first goal for the club since signing from Doncaster Rovers.

Forrester, formerly of Aston Villa and Brentford, has struggled at Rangers so far, but made a huge impact as a substitute today with the winning goal to send the Gers 11 points clear at the top of the Scottish Championship.

After the game, manager Warburton - who worked with Forrester at both Watford and Brentford - spoke about Forrester's performance in an interview with the club's official website, and reflected on his somewhat difficult start to life at Ibrox.

Warburton admitted that he thinks Forrester may simply be too desperate to impress at Ibrox, but knows the winger has plenty of quality in his locker - and also told the club's official website that he thought new signing Michael O'Halloran was 'very impressive' on his Ibrox debut.

"He’s desperate to do well," said Warburton." I’ve known Harry from a young boy, he’s a very technically gifted player but he’s so keen to do well, and sometimes you can try too hard. I think the first couple of games he’s trying so hard to impress but he doesn’t need to impress David and I, we know what he can do and thankfully now the fans have seen what he can do as well."

"I thought Michael O'Halloran was very impressive today. He showed pace and directness and good quality, and we get an end product from Michael which is really pleasing. That's why we worked so hard to get Michael. He's technically gifted, physically he's strong and he's quick and he's powerful, he enjoys playing football, so all credit to Michael, a very impressive performance from him today." he added.

What did you think of Forrester and O'Halloran's performances today?

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