Shocked Rangers find extra semi-final motivation after kit man’s death

Jimmy Bell had worked at Ibrox for more than 30 yearsVan Bronckhorst spells out desire to ‘make Jimmy proud’Strange as it may seem that a team could glean added motivation before a European semi-final, Rangers’ desire to see off RB Leipzig on Thursday has been intensified by the sudden death of their kit man, Jimmy Bell.Bell had worked at Ibrox for more than 30 years and news of his death reached a stunned Rangers squad on Monday. He had been in the dugout as Rangers drew at Celtic Park on Sunday. Giovanni van Bronckhorst, speaking as his team prepare for the visit of Leipzig – who hold a 1-0 advantage in this Europa League tie – said reaching the final would be the perfect way to honour Bell.

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