Former Rangers captain Barry Ferguson loved the celebrations of Scott Arfield at the end of Saturday’s win over Celtic, believing it has sent a clear message to our rivals.
Arfield was spotted playfully winding up Scott Brown with a ‘Broony’ celebration, with the Hoops midfielder skulking off with his tail between his legs.
It’s the kind of moment we have had far too little of in recent years and Ferguson reckon it marks a big change in the mentality of the Ibrox first-team squad.
As quoted by The Daily Record, the 40-year-old said:
Scott Arfield’s celebration at the end summed it up. Doing the Broony to Broony didn’t just send a message to the Celtic captain. It shouted loud and clear – Rangers are not scared any more.
It was a brilliant moment on a great day for my old club. Some people get themselves in a twist when players wind each other up but I must admit I have always liked it.
You have to earn the right though and Arfield deserved his Broony moment. He was immense along with the rest of the Rangers side to a man. Scott Brown has strolled this fixture in recent years and could have played in his slippers in some of those games.
It was about time he got a bit back.
It’s fair to say that supporters will wholly agree with Barry’s comments, having waited years to see Brown falter at Ibrox.
The win has ensured the Gers are level on points with the Hoops heading into the second half of the season and simply anything can happen after the winter break.
Given Steven Gerrard’s side haven’t exactly had a perfect start to the Scottish Premiership, it’s exciting to think of where improvement can take us as we head towards May.
Was Scott Arfield’s celebration the moment everything changed in Glasgow?