A Rangers fan was put back in his place by the Scotland midfielder Barry Bannan on Twitter last night (Sunday).

Bannan was asked ahead of Steven Gerrard’s side’s trip to Hearts if ‘the Rangers (are) coming yet?’ – having jokingly posed a similar question after the Gers’ Old Firm defeat at Celtic Park 18 months ago.

And the Sheffield Wednesday star, who is a lifelong supporter of Rangers’ Glasgow rivals, gave the following response after the game, which the home side won 2-1:

The result kept Rangers five points adrift of Celtic, though they do have a game in hand over Neil Lennon’s team, who cruised to a 3-0 win against Ross County on Saturday.

Bannan missed Wednesday’s 2-1 win at Queens Park Rangers on Friday and had initially tweeted about the Owls’ FA Cup debutant Alex Hunt.

It was only Hunt’s second senior outing and first since the 2-0 win at Sunderland early last season.

Dawson celebrates during Wednesday’s QPR win. (Photo by MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

The Rangers-linked goalkeeper Cameron Dawson also featured for Garry Monk’s men.

But Dawson, who like Hunt is a product of Wednesday’s academy system, was at fault for QPR’s consolation goal scored by Nahki Wells.

The ex-Rangers defender Dominic Ball played the full game for QPR, who are managed by his former Ibrox boss Mark Warburton.

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