I’m going to expect a wee bit of flak here for being anti Stevie G but I don’t think I’ve ever Felt as ‘meh’ about a football season. Why? Well, I think Steven and the gang are repeating all the same mistakes.
Are we better than in Aberdeen two years ago? I’d argue, no. Same second half of the season collapse, same struggle to kill games and break down defensive teams. The pre-season doesn’t count - teams always tend to play more expansively. It was still the same old crosses into nobody though.
The big issue is, forwards. Having watched Rangers win titles over a 40 year period it comes down to a simple equation. Goals for versus goals against.
To win a title you need two strikers who’ll score 20 plus goals a season. Not just a 37 year old goal poacher who is injury prone. You need a battering ram too.
I’m not sure why we are always buying midfielders, and getting substandard Liverpool reserves, when buying a guy with goals in him like Lawrence Shankland is out of the question. Even big Cosgrove would be an option. He knows where the goals are.
It’s dead simple. To win in Scotland you need goals. It doesn’t need to be pretty but it needs to be effective. Tommy Wright would know the script better.
I’ll make a prediction. No striker - well behind by New Year - Stevie G gone by January.
I hope I’m wrong and will happily take the pelters if I am.