The January acquisition came off the bench to replace Filip Helander with around half an hour to play against Dundee United and looked – for the most part – assured in possession, he also showed a decent turn of pace to mop up a couple of hopeful long balls.
It shows how far we’ve come though that players are getting criticised for losing a goal when we are already four to the good, and although the midfield didn’t cover themselves in glory, it is Simpson’s part in Marc McNulty’s goal that has seen him face some early pelters.
Have fans been harsh on Simpson?
He committed the ultimate crime of losing a 50/50 challenge before the ball broke to McNulty, I just hope he has thick skin…
If jack Simpson thinks that is an acceptable attempted tackle for a rangers player he is absolutely in for a shock.
— Andy Burts (@andy_burts) February 21, 2021
Totally. Jack Simpson has got to be stronger in the tackle
— Grant (@grantmckay7) February 21, 2021
Jack Simpson will learn from that mistake
— Douglas Park (@douglaspark92) February 21, 2021
Scored 4 but this will be McGregor with Jack Simpson. 😂 pic.twitter.com/tvxbuxbx5P
— BMC Rangers Rants (@BMCRangersRants) February 21, 2021
Nice of jack simpson to get a run out 🇬🇧 pic.twitter.com/A9NBzq5oKX
— Mason (@__maason__) February 21, 2021
No been funny but Jack Simpson has played 1 conceded 1 and lost his man for the goal
I’m no happy jack. Buck it up pal
— Nathan (@nathanj3001) February 21, 2021
I think the word we are looking for is “scathing”, zero sympathy for him being a little bit rusty, at least he knows how high the standards are that he needs to reach though.