ALLY McCOIST was disappointed Rangers could not sign off from Ibrox for 2011/12 with a win and admits his men only deserved to draw with Motherwell today.
The Light Blues couldn’t reach the same levels they got to against Dundee United in midweek and were certainly off the pace at times.
While both sides had chances to win, the final 0-0 scoreline was probably fair at the end of a match the manager admits had a real end-of-season feel to it.
He said: “Sadly it did but it’s extremely difficult to be overly critical of the players because they have had one heck of a season.
“At the same time, we were a bit disappointed and we looked a bit heavy legged. We certainly didn’t have the same zest, aggression and tempo we had on Wednesday.
“We had chances to score and might have had a penalty but Motherwell had chance too so maybe a draw was a fair result.
“It would have been nice to round off with a victory in our last home game but it wasn’t to be I’m afraid.”
Fans stayed behind after the final whistle to thank the squad for its efforts and McCoist was really touched by the reception his team received.
He added: “We were on a bit of a downer that we couldn’t win at the end but at the same time, the reaction from the fans gave everyone a lift again.
“It was great to go out and thank the support for the way they have been with us because they have been terrific.
“The players and staff within the football club at Ibrox and Murray Park have been overwhelmed by it.
“It was a nice opportunity for us to go out there and show our appreciation and it was great to do that.”