Hodson can't wait for Rangers fans

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Mark Warburton's nine summer signings are yet to experience Glasgow Rangers fans at Ibrox.

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Rangers defender Lee Hodson has told The Glasgow Evening Times that he cannot imagine how rocking a sold-out Ibrox is going to be for Premiership games this season.

The Gers beat Annan Athletic 2-0 in Glasgow on Tuesday night for what was their first home game of the 2016-17 campaign.

Lee Hodson - Watford

It was a midweek League Cup affair but some 32,000 Rangers fans still packed into Ibrox as goals from Barrie McKay and Martyn Waghorn secured the victory.

The stadium's capacity is close to 51,000 and Hodson - a summer signing from MK Dons - has been told that Rangers fans are just "unbelievable" when the ground is packed.

"There was 32,000 there last night and it was incredible. I can't imagine what it will be like come the start of the season and it's something I'm looking forward to. It will help push us on," he told The Glasgow Evening Times.

"It was a fantastic crowd and I can't wait for the first league game as the lads keep telling me that when it's a sell-out the atmosphere is unbelievable."

Rangers manager Mark Warburton celebrates winning the Scottish Championship with the trophy

Whatever Rangers go on to achieve this season, it is possible that the fans will have a big role to play.

The Gers supporters have been starved of top-level football for four years and they will be relishing this season, but nor they or the players will be just happy to be there - they will want to win this league.

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