New cult hero? Rangers fans react to Joey Garner performance v Hamilton

Rangers' Joe Garner celebrates

The striker was brilliant in the 2-1 win against Hamilton this week.

Rangers picked up a win against Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Premiership last night – winning the game 2-1.

There was little doubt who the star of the show was. Last year’s top-scorer Martyn Waghorn has not been in great form this season but bagged both goals in a resurgent performance last night as Rangers continue to find form in the Scottish Premiership.

Rangers' Joe Garner celebratesRangers' Joe Garner celebrates

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But whilst Waghorn’s impact on the game was clear to see, it was the display from Joey Garner that caused the most reaction from the Rangers faithful.

The striker put in yet another tireless shift up front – harassing defenders throughout proceedings and giving 100 per cent for his new team.

Rangers' Joe Garner celebratesRangers' Joe Garner celebrates

When Mark Warburton lured Garner to Ibrox in the summer from Preston North End goals were obviously the aim but it is his work-rate and energy up top that is truly making him a star among the Rangers fans.

Last night he appeared to transcend that barrier into cult hero status and Rangers fans were singing his name all the way home.

Warburton has a star on his hands and Rangers fans are clearly loving their new tough centre forward…

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