Rangers FC’s manager and Steven Gerrard will on Thursday be in their own home win of the Season to Fernando Ricksen and to be able to honor it. The ex-player of a Scottish football club, died on Wednesday at age 43 from the effects of the disease.
“I expect it to be an emotional night for the players and the fans. So, let’s go to The good results,” said Gerrard, Wednesday, at his press conference before the match against Feyenoord in the first round of the Europa League.
“That’s the least of what we can do about it. He was a fantastic player with an impressive roll of honour. And it is a great human being. This is a very, very sad, especially for his family, but also for those who are in any way in the Rangers ‘ commitment to do this.”
Ricksen was given in 2013 to the diagnosis. It was at the beginning of this year, in a hospice in the isle of man had announced that he was going to die. He was in the last few weeks, only to have his eyes move around, but it is through a voice synthesizer, he was still able to communicate with them.
A lot of the fans of the Rangers, where is Ricksen in the period 2000 to 2016, under a contract and in that period of time, two times won the national championship, it was revealed Wednesday, after the announcement of the news with a bouquet of flowers at the entrance door of Ibrox Stadium, which is also a sling was hung from the arch rival Celtics.
Fernando Ricksen (43), who died of His finest moments
“I’ve got Jaap and always look at it’
Gerrard is looking forward to getting to shake hands with his co-trainer: Jaap Stam of Wigan. The two ran into each other in the past and is regularly on the field, in the t-shirt, respectively, of the Liverpool and Manchester United.
“I have to” Jaap is always appreciated. He was a bear of a defender. He had everything: great in the air, strong on the ball and great physical. I guess I’m not the only one who is a fan of him.”
Plus there has to be a high cap for the current Season, but it’s also decent chances against the number seven of the Premier league this season, in nine official matches, are unbeaten so far, it is.
“It is the youth of the team, and as a result there’s a freshness, and a freshness in the team. However, I have also noticed that the boys are at different stages, what is to become. I want to have my team at just the right moment to strike.”
Rangers FC-we’re going to start on Thursday at 21: 00 hours, at the sold-out Ibrox Stadium, and is under the supervision of the Spanish referee, Antonio Mateu Lahoz. FC Porto and BSC Young Boys at the other two clubs in group G.
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