Graeme Murty sends emotional message to Rangers fans on Twitter after Ibrox banner

Rangers caretaker manager Graeme Murty arrives before the match

Former interim manager is back working with Glasgow Rangers' academy.

Rangers caretaker manager Graeme Murty arrives before the matchRangers caretaker manager Graeme Murty arrives before the match

Graeme Murty was thrust into a position he never expected to be in earlier this month, managing Rangers against rivals Celtic in the Scottish Premiership.

The former Reading player took a job with Rangers' academy last year, and found himself in role of interim manager after Mark Warburton lost his role as first team boss.

He has since stepped back with Pedro Caixinha appointed as head coach, but Rangers fans were quick to acknowledge his contribution.

In the weekend's 4-0 win over Hamilton, fans displayed a banner thanking Murty for his efforts.

Murty responded on social media, admitting he was bowled over by it.

Murty presided over wins and losses during his month and charge, but steadied the ship amid Warburton's surprise departure.

He also helped Rangers secure a point against Celtic, with the Gers losing their previous three matches against them  earlier in the season.

Murty will be happier away from the spotlight and back in the academy, but the message from the fans clearly meant a lot to him.

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