Rangers star Jon Daly is looking forward to facing old friends

Rangers Jon Daly
Rangers Jon Daly

One player at Ibrox who is certainly keenly anticipating the forthcoming Scottish Cup Semi-Final between Rangers and Dundee United is Jon Daly who scored the Light Blues’ second goal in Monday’s 2-0 replay win over Albion Rovers.

However he is under no illusions as to the scale of the task awaiting the Ibrox men, having enjoyed a successful six-year spell on Tayside.

“We know it will be a tough test, they are a good side with good players and they are doing well in the League,” he said. “It’ll be a one-off game with a great atmosphere. It should be a fantastic battle between two good sides.

“It will probably be a bigger test than we’ve had all season but the boys will be looking forward to it. We will need to play to our full potential - but we’ve got plenty of games before then and we’ve got to make sure we keep winning.”

Jon played in the Dundee United side that won the Scottish Cup with a 3-0 win over Ross County, and scored twice at the penultimate stage last year as Celtic won in extra-time by the odd goal in seven..

“I had six great years at Tannadice. Winning the Scottish Cup in 2010 was a fantastic achievement,” he added.