Steven George Gerrard MBE (born 30 May 1980) is an English professional football manager and former player who manages Scottish Premiership club Rangers.
He spent the majority of his playing career as a central midfielder for Liverpool, with most of that time spent as club captain, as well as captaining the England national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time,
Gerrard was awarded the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year award in 2005, and the Ballon d'Or Bronze Award. In 2009, Zinedine Zidane and Pelé said that they considered Gerrard to be the best footballer in the world.
Ayr United booked a last 16 trip to Alloa in the SPFL Trust Trophy with victory over Rangers' kids at Dumbarton tonight.Daire O'Connor, Joe Chalmers and Markus Fjortoft were on target as caretaker boss Jim Duffy notched his second win on the spin.United named a strong line-up for the clash, with Michael Moffat starting his first game of the season up front.And although Ayr were made to work during a hard fought 90 minutes, they ultimately proved too strong for the young Gers.Rangers began brightly with Charlie Lindsay seeing an effort blocked before sending another shot just wide of the target.And it took until five minutes before the break for Ayr to hit the front with a well taken strike from O'Connor, who fired home after Moffat had.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk