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The greatest ever Ranger played 755 times for the bears scoring 120 goals.

John Greig however was an Edinburgh boy who grow up a Jambo. In fact folklore has it that Greig didn't want to sign for Rangers as he was hoping that his boyhood heroes would step in and make him an offer. But join Rangers he did and served our great club loyally for 18 years winning three trebles and lifting the ECWC in 1972. Of course we all know that many of Greig's years were played under the shadow of Stein's Ra Sellick. However Greig's fortitude, loyalty and determination never wavered until finally in the 1976 and 78 he captained Rangers to two trebles. John Greig's statue rightly stands outside the Bill Struth Stand primarily as a tribute to our fellow bears who tragically lost their lives watching our team. However, it is also however acts as a eternal tribute to a true legend.

Step forward to today and compare another lad from Edinburgh who grew up a Jambo. Lee Wallace is never likely to usurp Greig as the greatest but his loyalty and dedication to our great club is growing by the day. He is one of the very few who stayed to fight the cause. This is now twice that Lee could have pursued a fat contract and never looked back. He is our next captain, absolutely no doubt about it and I now dream of the day that he holds that league trophy above his head. That will truly be an iconic moment in our great history.

Lee Wallace is a legend in the making.

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The greatest ever Ranger played 755 times for the bears scoring 120 goals.

John Greig however was an Edinburgh boy who grow up a Jambo. In fact folklore has it that Greig didn't want to sign for Rangers as he was hoping that his boyhood heroes would step in and make him an offer. But join Rangers he did and served our great club loyally for 18 years winning three trebles and lifting the ECWC in 1972. Of course we all know that many of Greig's years were played under the shadow of Stein's Ra Sellick. However Greig's fortitude, loyalty and determination never wavered until finally in the 1976 and 78 he captained Rangers to two trebles. John Greig's statue rightly stands outside the Bill Struth Stand primarily as a tribute to our fellow bears who tragically lost their lives watching our team. However, it is also however acts as a eternal tribute to a true legend.

Step forward to today and compare another lad from Edinburgh who grew up a Jambo. Lee Wallace is never likely to usurp Greig as the greatest but his loyalty and dedication to our great club is growing by the day. He is one of the very few who stayed to fight the cause. This is now twice that Lee could have pursued a fat contract and never looked back. He is our next captain, absolutely no doubt about and I now dream of the day that he holds that league trophy above his head. That will truly be an iconic moment in our great history.

Lee Wallace is a legend in the making.

If a proper bid had been offered he would have been gone, I hope he is here for a few years and does become Captain, lets not kid ourselves he is on good money he loves living in central Scotland so its easy for him to want to stay.

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If a proper bid had been offered he would have been gone, I hope he is here for a few years and does become Captain, lets not kid ourselves he is on good money he loves living in central Scotland so its easy for him to want to stay.

Really, why didn't he leave then with the rest of them and become a Bosman?

No transfer free means huge signing on fees and wages. Just ask Greegs, Naisy and Whittaker.

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If a proper bid had been offered he would have been gone, I hope he is here for a few years and does become Captain, lets not kid ourselves he is on good money he loves living in central Scotland so its easy for him to want to stay.

Could be worse, we could have swapped two of our best players for a Cluedo piece.

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Go take a flying fuck to yourself, arsehole.

Classy mate .

Any player is for sale if the offer is right, what makes Us different from any other club in the world ? If a bid had have came in that was in our valuation he would have been sold as was Mata by Chelsea. Lee Wallace has never pushed to leave as he both likes it and is on a good wage.

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Really, why didn't he leave then with the rest of them and become a Bosman?

No transfer free means huge signing on fees and wages. Just ask Greegs, Naisy and Whittaker.

He likes staying In Central Scotland and didnt want to up route his family and is happy with the the wage he is on,

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The greatest ever Ranger played 755 times for the bears scoring 120 goals.

John Greig however was an Edinburgh boy who grow up a Jambo. In fact folklore has it that Greig didn't want to sign for Rangers as he was hoping that his boyhood heroes would step in and make him an offer. But join Rangers he did and served our great club loyally for 18 years winning three trebles and lifting the ECWC in 1972. Of course we all know that many of Greig's years were played under the shadow of Stein's Ra Sellick. However Greig's fortitude, loyalty and determination never wavered until finally in the 1976 and 78 he captained Rangers to two trebles. John Greig's statue rightly stands outside the Bill Struth Stand primarily as a tribute to our fellow bears who tragically lost their lives watching our team. However, it is also however acts as a eternal tribute to a true legend.

Step forward to today and compare another lad from Edinburgh who grew up a Jambo. Lee Wallace is never likely to usurp Greig as the greatest but his loyalty and dedication to our great club is growing by the day. He is one of the very few who stayed to fight the cause. This is now twice that Lee could have pursued a fat contract and never looked back. He is our next captain, absolutely no doubt about it and I now dream of the day that he holds that league trophy above his head. That will truly be an iconic moment in our great history.

Lee Wallace is a legend in the making.

I can understand where you're going here , and I admire it. But you really can't compare him to John Greig . . . . yet !

Let's turn it around - would you compare John Greig's achievements to someone who's only been here two years ?

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Excellent OP Lee is getting there are good comparisons Greig's time under the shadow of the fiddykiddlers must have hurt and tested a man's patience, Lee with the trials and tribulations of the here and now.

In a playing sense he will not match the greatest ever Ranger but in determination and drive he will definitely get there.

Fortitude was a good description of both

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