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Rangers fans react on Twitter as Kris Boyd returns with Kilmarnock

By Harvey Byrne

Former Rangers striker Kris Boyd made a return to Ibrox with Kilmarnock on Twitter and fans were happy to see him on Twitter.

The now 33-year-old came on for striker Nathan Tyson on the 52nd minute and was welcomed with a round of applause from the home support.

He was unable to turn the match around with Rangers winning 3-0 with goals from Lee Wallace, Andy Halliday and Joe Garner, but it will have been a memorable occasion for the striker.

Fans on social media were happy to see their former goal grabber with a number of fans happy to see the Scotland international receive a warm reception.

Here are a selection of their messages on Twitter:

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Boyd had two spells at Rangers, which lasted the duration of five years between 2006 and 2010 before rejoining for the 2014-15 campaign.

He made 235 appearances for the Scotland giants scoring 137 goals.

Boyd made the switch to Kilmarnock in the summer of 2015 and has made 12 appearances for the Scottish Premiership side this season scoring three goals.

Rangers now sit in second place with 19 points from their first 11 fixtures following their return to the top flight in the summer.

The Scotland giants will travel to Ross County next in the league, who sit second from bottom in 11th.

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