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Rangers fans slam Tam McManus’ post-St. Johnstone Tweet

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Former Hibs forward and BBC pundit Tam McManus piled in with a somewhat strange take immediately after Rangers’ 4-0 victory over St. Johnstone.

Despite Rangers emerging as comfortable winners on Sunday with four second half goals, the officials far from covered themselves in glory. At 2-0 up, the Gers were denied a stonewall penalty when Murray Davidson blocked a Ryan Jack pass with an outstretched arm.

They then missed Jermain Defoe being offside in the build up to Rangers scoring their fourth, which was one of the incidents McManus felt compelled to tweet about.

However, the officials were seemingly right about St Johnstone’s “blatant” goal – to quote McManus directly. Steven Davis produced two outstanding goal line blocks, with TV footage showing the ball didn’t cross the line.

Manager Steven Gerrard praised both Davis and the officials after the match on BT Sport, via The Daily Record.

Rangers fans, meanwhile, took exception to McManus’ verdict on the refereeing decisions – here’s a look at how they responded on Twitter…

Article title: Rangers fans slam Tam McManus’ post-St. Johnstone Tweet

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