Uk news Rangers launch appeal so Covid trio can be free for Celtic showdown PremierLeague-News.Com
MetiNews.Com - Nathan Patterson, Bongani Zungu and Calvin Bassey will eligible for the Ibrox showdown on Saturday, April 17.
Breaking News ! Three Rangers' stars banned over a Covid breach will be free to face Celtic after their appeal date was set for AFTER the rivals' Scottish Cup clash. Nathan Patterson, Bongani Zungu and Calvin Bassey will eligible for the Ibrox showdown on Saturday, April 17. The trio, plus academy players Dapo Mebude and Brian Kinnear, were given six game bans after attending an illegal gathering in February. Rangers appealed the decision and the case will be heard three days after the cup tie on April 20.
. The appeal date comes as a considerable boost to Steven Gerrard, who has been without captain James Tavernier at right-back following a knee injury.
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Patterson has deputised in the Rangers skipper's absence and has caught the eye with a string of assured and dynamic displays. Bassey also filled in at left-back last weekend for the injured Borna Barisic for a 4-0 win over Cove Rangers in the previous round.
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