Rangers face Morton in first of two cup games

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Berwick travel to Greenock on Saturday to face Morton in what will be the first of two cup ties between the clubs this season.

Rangers travel to Cappielow to face Mortonin the first round of the League Cup, knowing the teams have also been paired in the second round of the Petrofac Training Challenge Cup as well.

Apart from Ross Gray, who is sidelined with a knee injury, player-manager Colin Cameron says he should have a full squad to choose from, but he admits that he himself might be struggling.

“I took a knock to the ribs in the incident which led to me being booked,” he said. “It was a sore one, and it’s still painful now.

“Hopefully it will ease as the week goes on, but we will just have to wait and see.”

Cameron says that he is still keen to add to his squad and ‘ideally,’ would like to sign one more centre half and another front player.

“We have the option of using Stevie Notman and Scott Maxwell as wing-backs,” he said, “because both can also play higher up the park, but I think it is obvious we need some cover for the centre of the back four. We’ll keep looking and hope that something turns up.”

Meanwhile, Cameron has praised his players for ‘digging deep’ and keeping their calm in a penalty shoot-out win over Queen’s Park in the first round of the Scottish Challenge Cup.

Rangers beat the Glasgow side 4-3 on penalties after they tied 1-1 after 90 minutes and extra-time at Airdrie’s Excelsior Stadium.

“It was a difficult match,” said Cameron, “but thankfully we came through it, which is the most important thing, and hopefully we can land a plum tie in the second round.

“We got off to a great start with an early goal, but Queen’s Park equalised before half-time

“We had to dig deep after that, and both sides had chances in extra-time.It went to penalties, but we held our nerve and made it through.

“It was 120 minutes of play, which at this stage of the season we have to think is a good thing, because all the players came through it and showed they are physically up to is.