It wasn’t long ago Aaron Ramsey was balling on the Emirates turf for Arsenal and delighting Gunners fans with his magic but the Welsh star’s career ever since has rapidly gone downhill. The 31-year-old left Arsenal in 2019 in search of a new challenge and landed in Turin...
Wales manager Robert Page believes Rangers placed “unnecessary pressure” on Aaron Ramsey by selecting him as one of their Europa League final penalty takers.Rangers suffered shoot-out heartache on Wednesday, with Welshman Ramsey missing the decisive spot-kick against Eintracht Frankfurt just moments after arriving as a 118th-minute substitute.Page has backed Ramsey to bounce back from his Seville misery, and says he has no qualms over asking the midfielder to take a penalty in a World Cup play-off final next month should he need to.But Page suggested Rangers were misguided in putting Ramsey among their five penalty takers, saying: “It’s difficult because...
Giovanni van Bronckhorst will have to live with a decision that ultimately decided the fate of Rangers in the Europa League Final as late substitute Aaron Ramsey was the only player to miss as the Ibrox outfit fell at the very last hurdle. Ramsey was called into action in the...
Eintracht Frankfurt 1-1 Rangers (AET): Aaron Ramsey misses spot-kick as Ibrox side lose Europa League final on penalties
Rangers' hopes of Europa League glory ended with penalty shootout misery as Eintracht Frankfurt secured the trophy in Seville. The Ibrox side dreamed of lifting a European trophy for just the second time in the club's history but it is the Bundesliga side's name etched on this year's trophy after the match finished 1-1 after extra-time.
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Allan McGregor - 6 A painful night for the veteran goalkeeper, whose emotion was plain to see at the end. He was close to a couple of penalties in the shoot-out, getting his hand to one, but it wasn't to be. Earlier in the game, he had been sharp to keep out Ansgar Knauff's early strike and could do nothing with Rafael Borre's equaliser.
Rangers will have Kemar Roofe available to lead the line as they look to make history in Seville and win the Europa League. Giovanni van Bronckhorst revealed the striker, who has not played since injuring his knee in Rangers Scottish Cup semi-final victory over Celtic last month, is ready for their biggest match in recent history.
Europa League final: Eintracht Frankfurt v Rangers. Venue: Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan, Seville Date: Wednesday, 18 May Time: 20:00 BST. Coverage: Listen to live commentary on Sportsound and follow live text updates on the BBC Sport website & app. Rangers might be "one game away from making history", but emotions are...