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.
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.It means Patterson, Zungu and Bassey could be involved when Celtic visit Ibrox in nine days time.
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.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk