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David Weir admits Hibs deserved Rangers win

Rangers manager Mark Warburton (R) and Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs

Ibrox side Rangers lost to Hibernian in the Scottish Cup on Saturday.

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Speaking to The Glasgow Evening Times, Rangers assistant manager David Weir has admitted that the Gers did not deserve to beat Hibernian in Saturday's 3-2 Scottish Cup final defeat by the Edinburgh outfit.

David Gray netted a stoppage-time winner to clinch Hibs' first Scottish Cup title in 114 years, denying Rangers - who had won the Scottish Championship and Petrofac Training Cup already this past season - a domestic treble.

Alan Stubbs's side had gone ahead through on-loan Celtic man Anthony Stokes, before Kenny Miller levelled up to ensure parity at the half-time break.

Rangers manager Mark Warburton (R) and Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs

Midway through the second half, Andy Halliday fired Rangers ahead as the treble looked in sight but, with 10 minutes left, Stokes netted the equaliser, before Gray sunk Mark Warburton's side once and for all.

Hibernian had managed 21 shots on goal compared to Rangers seven, with the Glasgow giants scoring from their only two attempts on target, and Weir has conceded that the Blues did not deserve the victory.

Rangers' Wes Foderingham (R) in action with Hibernian's Martin Boyle

“With all that has been going on this weekend sometimes that has got lost a little bit, so credit to them, they played better than us on the day and in my opinion deserved to win," he said to the Glasgow Evening Times.

Rangers' Kenny Miller (L) celebrates scoring their second goal with Nicky Clark

Rangers have undergone some retail therapy in an effort to quell the heartbreak as midfielder Joey Barton signed a two-year deal with the club this week.

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