Rangers have taken a very strict approach to discipline after it was announced on Tuesday that both Kenny Miller and Lee Wallace had been suspended for a reported row with manager Graeme Murty.
It’s not exactly a new thing for the Light Blues to have dealt with as all off their last three managers have had to deal with ill-discipline among squad members.
Mark Warburton had the whole Joey Barton affair before the disgraced midfielder left Ibrox just months after signing while both Murty and Pedro Caixinha have had to deal with Miller.
Caixinha also had a run in with Michael O’Halloran, and it’s bizarre that the 27-year-old remains at the club after over a year since an indiscretion which saw him fail to turn up to a youth game when he was frozen out of the senior side by the Portuguese boss.
O’Halloran spent the first half of this season on loan at St Johnstone where he scored five goals in 17 appearances, however he returned to Ibrox in January without striking up an agreement to extend his stay at McDiarmid Park.
Murty has consistently overlooked the forward with him not yet making an appearance on the pitch while only being named on the bench.
There’s a root to all this ill-discipline at Rangers and while it may have been dug up by suspending Miller, there is still O’Halloran picking up his paycheque every week and having no input in the squad.
Director of football Mark Allen has to discard the former Scotland Under-21 international in the summer and hopefully there will be no more remnants over what has been a conveyor belt of ill-disciplined players at Ibrox.