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Rangers bereft of Whittaker for Athens

Published: Friday 15 February 2008, 17.59CET
Rangers FC have confirmed that full-back Steven Whittaker will miss next week's UEFA Cup Round of 32 return leg at Panathinaikos FC with a hamstring strain.
Rangers bereft of Whittaker for Athens
Steven Whittaker is suffering from a strained hamstring ©Getty Images
Published: Friday 15 February 2008, 17.59CET

Rangers bereft of Whittaker for Athens

Rangers FC have confirmed that full-back Steven Whittaker will miss next week's UEFA Cup Round of 32 return leg at Panathinaikos FC with a hamstring strain.

Rangers FC have confirmed that full-back Steven Whittaker will miss next week's UEFA Cup Round of 32 return match against Panathinaikos FC with a hamstring strain.

Still injured
The 23-year-old is suffering from the same injury that kept him out of Wednesday's first leg, which ended in a 0-0 draw at Ibrox. The Scottish Premier League leaders have also said that midfielder Kevin Thomson (hernia), left-back Stevie Smith (pelvis) and defender Andy Webster (knee) will all be sidelined until late February as they continue to build up their fitness in the reserves.

Last updated: 15/02/08 17.01CET

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