Rangers: top 30 players - number 26

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We are hard pushed to select any Rangers players from recent years, but this club stalwart deserves a place for his commitment over an eight-year period.

 

When Rangers were demoted to the Scottish Third Division, very few players opted to accept reduced terms at the club. That was perfectly understandable, but one of the players who did say - Lee McCulloch - deserves huge amounts of credit for not only remaining at Ibrox, but guiding the club back up the league pyramid.

 

McCulloch won three league titles and five cup competitions in the early stages of his Gers career, but arguably more importantly, he then scored the goals to help Rangers canter through two promotion-winning campaigns to get back to the second tier.

 

His relationship with the club and a section of the supporters deteriorated in his final year as Rangers missed out on promotion to the top flight, but that wasn't down to the versatile left-footer.

 

Over eight seasons, McCulloch scored 70 in 303 appearances in all competitions. Given the amount of different positions he featured in, that was a brilliant return and he was deservedly awarded a place in the club's Hall of Fame in 2014.

 

McCulloch is now at Kilmarnock, but it would come as no surprise to see him back at Rangers at some point in the future.

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