Rangers fans react as ex-Ibrox midfielder Ian Black lands new club, two months after 'any level' boast

A 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.

Black spent three seasons at Rangers, leaving Ibrox in 2015.

Ian Black of Rangers is challenged by Stefan Johansen of Celtic during the Scottish League Cup Semi-Final between Celtic and Rangers at Hampden Park on February 1, 2015 in Glasgow,...

Former Rangers midfielder Ian Black claimed at the start of September he could still do a job at any level in Britain - outside of the English Premier League [Scottish Sun].

Less than two months on, however, Black has dropped to the sixth tier of English football for employment, signing for Chorley on a non contract basis until the end of the season.

The 32 year old, who knows Chorley boss Matt Jansen from their time together at nearby Blackburn Rovers, left Rangers in 2015 after three seasons at Ibrox.

22 Jan 2002:   Matt Jansen of Blackburn celebrates scoring during the match between Blackburn Rovers and Sheffield Wednesday in the Worthington Cup Semi- Final Second Leg at Ewood Park,...

However, despite winning two promotions under Ally McCoist, Black was never universally popular at Rangers, and his latest move, which follows spells at Shrewsbury Town and Blackpool, has proved the source of some amusement on social media.

Here's how they've reacted to the news on Twitter [for context, Black took on a part time job as a painter while then club Hearts were experiencing financial difficulties]...






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