By Peter Lynch

9th May, 2023 | 4:10pm

Tam McManus reacts to Rangers fans in 'Incredible' new message over controversy

Tam McManus has reacted to Rangers fans following his comments about Aberdeen not being rewarded a penalty in their clash on Sunday (7 May).

The Gers defeated the Dons 1-0 at Ibrox in their Scottish Premiership clash thanks to Todd Cantwell’s goal.

But the visitors were denied what they thought was a clear penalty when Connor Goldson brought down Duk in the penalty area just after the half-hour mark.

“So I stated yesterday that I thought it was a stonewall pen not given to Aberdeen on Sunday,” McManus wrote on Twitter.

“Also an incredible stat that Rangers not had a pen in league given against them, especially with addition of VAR. Both perfectly reasonable points. Rangers fans going mental, why?”

Aberdeen right to be aggrieved

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Aberdeen have every right to feel aggrieved given how replays showed that Goldson definitely made contact with Duk if it was proven to be in the box.

It was a decision that could have definitely changed the outcome of the game at Ibrox, with the teams then going into the break level before Cantwell’s goal in the 64th minute.

It is, of course, a bizarre record that Rangers hold in terms of not having conceded a penalty in the league this season, but that will be of little care to Michael Beale and his players.

The victory for the home side was overshadowed by Celtic’s title victory, but at least the Gers supporters didn’t leave Ibrox too disappointed as their club clinched all three points.

As strong a finish as possible is now required from Beale’s men, with a handful of players set to play for their future at the club in the coming weeks.

Beale will already have an eye on the summer transfer window, but closing the gap on Celtic to a respectable distance should be the priority right now.

In other Rangers news, Chris Sutton has continued his tirade of mockery against the club after Celtic secured their second consecutive title on Sunday.