Rangers fans plan a silent protest this Saturday, with momentum gathering for a total silence at Ibrox, with no banners, no cheering, no booing, no clapping, after a plan online began following the latest loss for Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s men.
Whether it’s aimed at the board, the players or the manager, fans are clearly extremely unhappy with what is coming out from Rangers these days, and while domestic results are not horrible, the painful draw with Livingston coupled with yet another UCL drubbing by Napoli means Rangers have just two wins out of the last five, and one of those was v Championship Dundee while the other was a real struggle at Fir Park.
Indeed, there’s no denying things could be a little better – morale is on the floor, performances are generally way below par, and manager Gio van Bronckhorst doesn’t seem to have any idea how to fix it.
Ergo a silent protest is being planned, with a group of fans currently weighing up the appetite for such a move – Ibrox Noise isn’t a massive proponent and supporter of boycotts, protests and the like, but clearly something has to change at Ibrox for the mood to upturn, performances to improve and fortunes to generally do likewise.
There has been talk of Giovanni losing his job if there’s not a decent win v Jim Goodwin’s men, which is certainly one step that could be taken, but the board and players are just as culpable as anyone else for the downgrade we’re seeing.
So it appears the protest is planned this Saturday when the Dons appear at Ibrox – in truth, we’re not sure that’s the best fixture to plan a protest for, home fans will not be able to resist making noise against such an enemy of the club.
But hey, maybe we’re wrong.
Nevertheless, supporters want to see change, better performances and results primarily, and clearly they’re fed up with the board, plus Gio as well it seems. After just two successes in the last five, clearly form is not improving any time soon.
Time for a change all round?
Where would we begin?