Rangers fans fume after Scotland call up Sheffield Wednesday's Barry Bannan over Gers' Ryan Jack

Rangers fans celebrate at the final whistle as Rangers beat Celtic 1-0 during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on December 29, 2018 in...

The Rangers midfielder has won just two national team caps, and none since Steven Gerrard took the reins at Ibrox.

Ryan Jack of Rangers looks on during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on December 29, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

A number of Rangers fans are struggling to believe that Scotland have once again called up Sheffield Wednesday's Barry Bannan ahead of the Gers' Ryan Jack.

Jack has been a key member of a Rangers side that currently sits second in the Scottish Premiership standings and looked to most likely Ibrox player to feature in Alex McLeish's latest national team squad, after Allan McGregor announced his international retirement on Monday.

 

But the former Rangers manager has failed to select a single one of his former club's players, although ex-Gers John Fleck and David Bates are included.

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Instead, a number of English Championship players have made the cut, as well as Celtic's Lewis Morgan, who is currently on loan at third tier Sunderland.

Barry Bannan of Sheffield Wednesday in action during the FA Cup Third Round Replay match between Luton Town and Sheffield Wednesday at Kenilworth Road on January 15, 2019 in Luton, United...

But it is the presence of Bannan, who is having his best ever season in Sheffield Wednesday colours (nine goals or assists), that appears to have most irked those of a Rangers persuasion.

One wonders if the midfielder's Celtic allegiance might have something to do with it?


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rangers Spares‏ @RangersSparess: Rangers Spares Retweeted Superscoreboard

Not one @RangersFC player in the squad. As I said before every Scottish Rangers player should retire from international football. In what world is Barry ******* bannan better than Ryan Jack. Scotland can **** right off !!!!!

 

JonnyCurrie‏ @JCurrie1972: Replying to @ScotlandNT @LiamJPalmer and 2 others

Barry Bannan over Ryan Jack man, ye wonder why ***** don't watch us anymore.


Bannan's Sheffield Wednesday teammate Liam Palmer has earned his first ever call up, although another Owl Steven Fletcher misses out.

Is Jack's omission a bad thing for Rangers?

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