Gallacher hoping to impress

Scott Gallacher says he is desperate to establish himself as Rangers' regular goalkeeper, but would accept a move out on loan if required.

Last Updated: 20/08/13 at 12:38 Post Comment

Scott Gallacher (far right) training with Steve Simonsen and Cammy Bell

Scott Gallacher (far right) training with Steve Simonsen and Cammy Bell

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The 24-year-old has started all four competitive matches to date while the Light Blues await the end of a signing embargo on September 1 to complete the capture of Cameron Bell.

After coming through the club's youth ranks, Gallacher had to wait until this season to make his first-team debut for Rangers, having previously had loan spells with Cowdenbeath and Forfar Athletic.

Former Kilmarnock and Scotland keeper Bell is expected to come straight into the starting line-up when eligible while former Dundee and Everton goalkeeper Steve Simonsen is currently on trial at Murray Park with view to a permanent deal.

He told the club website: "All I can do is my best. That's all I've ever tried to do and if I catch the gaffer's eye, that's fair enough. If I don't, we'll see what happens going into September.

"I need to play games and if that's here, I'll be more than delighted as this club is huge but if it's somewhere else, then so be it.

"The last few weeks have been great. I've got my chance through circumstances but I've been enjoying it nonetheless."

Gallacher is confident manager Ally McCoist has been impressed by his form and hard work and added: "That's what I've got to do. Guys like Allan McGregor have had to do that in the past and it's all about concentration for them.

"He's someone who made a habit of pulling off wonder saves out of nowhere late in games and that's what I've got to be ready for too.

"Keeping your focus is part and parcel of football but hopefully the defence stays strong enough that I'm not called into action too much."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

T

he thing is, footballers are role models, and children are influenced by them. I watched the Chelsea game with my 6 year old, and at school the next day she stamped on Emre Can.

megabrow (cufc)
Diego Costa: The Patron Saint Of S**thousery

Y

et again Barcelona try to convince the world that they only play the most virtuous of football. I've never seen a team so willing and able to dish out lumps but feel so self-righteous that no opposition player should ever have the audacity to tackle them.

charsmatcengma
Enrique hauls Neymar to safety

I

d love to see a United v Liverpool FA cup final. It would certainly fit the narrative. Obv I'd want the ending to be one of an O.G. and tears as he collects his runner-up medal.

GVMUFC
Gerrard Constantly Searching For That Final Hurrah

Footer 365

Premier League: Nigel Pearson insists his players must forget about their win against Manchester United

Nigel Pearson has been trying to make Leicester forget about their Manchester United win ever since they beat them 5-3.

Transfer news: Andre Schurrle nears Chelsea exit after agreeing personal terms with Wolfsburg

Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle is closing on a move back to Germany after agreeing to personal terms with Wolfsburg.

Premier League: Roberto Mancini could make a return to English football

Roberto Mancini has not ruled out a return to Manchester City in the future.

Mail Box

It's A Massive, Big, Brilliant Mailbox

And we left lots of Suarez/Costa mails unopened. What we do have is a video of some rotten Suarez tackles and views on the future of football, Spurs, Liverpool and...

But Biting Doesn't Hurt Like Stamping...

There are Liverpool fans arguing that Luis Suarez is nowhere near Diego Costa's sh*t-house league but we have plenty of love for the agitator too. Oh and Spurs...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company