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Rangers youngster Stephen Kelly sends message on Twitter, Greg Docherty responds

General view of Ibrox Stadium ahead of the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium on August 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers talent thrilled to be a part of special night at Ibrox.

General view of Ibrox Stadium ahead of the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium on August 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Teenager Stephen Kelly was named on the bench as Rangers beat Maribor 3-1 at Ibrox.

It was an impressive evening for Stephen Gerrard's side in the Europa League first leg match of their tie.

 

Rangers youngster Kelly was thrilled to be a part of the team at Ibrox, even though he was just an unused substitute.

Kelly took to Twitter to express his delight at his selection by manager Gerrard.

Rangers loanee Greg Docherty responded, sending Kelly a message of encouragement.

Docherty himself has recently been loaned out to Shrewsbury for regular playing time.

Stephen Kelly, 18, has impressed in Ranegrs under-20 side in recent months and caught the eye of manager Steven Gerrard in pre-season.

It may not be too long until he is handed an even more prominent role.

Steven Gerrard is unveiled as the new manager of Rangers football Club at Ibrox Stadium on May 4, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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