On Tuesday Gareth McAuley was telling Daily Record about the wonders of Bealeball, the defender played 10 games under Steven Gerrard before announcing his retirement.
Filling the 15 days before Hibs visit Ibrox will require a deep dig into the contact books as the Record delivers a warm stream of good news stories about the new man in charge at Ibrox.
Broadfoot played against Gerrard’s side a couple of times for Kilmarnock but has been called on to provide comparisons with Walter ‘safe pair of hands’ Smith.
It is Smith’s first spell in charge of the old Rangers club that Broadfoot is inspired by, telling Record readers:
There are probably similarities with Walter in the position Michael now finds himself in. I know Michael left Rangers first but he has also been at the club, under Steven Gerrard, and he knows the size and demands of being at Rangers.
Michael, by all accounts, was a key part of Gerrard’s coaching team and would have played a huge part in Rangers winning the league. So Michael will have been part of a team that got over the line, in terms of the title, so that experience in itself will be vital to him and Rangers. Also, a lot of the players and staff are still at Ibrox so that should also help the new manager to find his feet. So I don’t see his lack of frontline managerial experience as an issue.
Mick also played a huge part in not winning eight trophies including two cup defeats from Aberdeen as well as cup exits to St Mirren, St Johnstone and a Hearts team that was soon to be relegated.
Another training session today is bound to be drooled over with any former player likely to be called upon ahead of the Bealeball Revolution being formally launched.
On Saturday Broadfoot gave away the penalty that allowed Alloa to knock Open Goal FC out of the Scottish Cup.
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