Nottingham Forest manager Mark Warburton believes that he was a success at Rangers. Warburton made the claim last week following his appointment as the Forest boss.
Warburton was appointed the Rangers manager in the summer of 2015. The Englishman guided the Gers to automatic promotion from the Scottish Championship to the Scottish Premiership at the end of the 2015-16 campaign.
Rangers were expected to push Old Firm rivals Celtic for the Scottish Premiership title this season, but they may not even end up second.
Depends on who you support....Random thing to say! https://t.co/GJVNnRlsTO— Chris Sutton (@chris_sutton73) March 17, 2017
Mark Warburton thinks 99% of rangers fans think he did well at rangers.. is he feeling ok? Because noone thinks he was a success at rangers.— robert (@rangerslad1983) March 17, 2017
Among my Amigos on Twitter, was Warburton a success in Rangers?— Hernán Pacheco (@hernanfpacheco) March 17, 2017
Was Mark Warburton a success at Rangers?
When Warburton and Rangers parted company last month, the Gers were as many as 27 points behind leaders Celtic, as reported by The Daily Record.
It was quite a huge gap, and many Ibrox faithful would claim that the team should have done better.
The problem is that winning the Scottish Premiership title this season was always going to be tough, as Celtic have the best and the strongest squad in Scotland.
Finishing second should be deemed a success, and from that perspective Warburton was a success at Rangers, or at least would have been had he remained at the club for the rest of the season and guided the team to the runners-up spot.