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Stuart McCall is far from satisfied despite heavy Rangers win

Rangers 4-0 Raith Rovers

By Andy Newport

Rangers boss Stuart McCall has demanded an improvement from his players despite notching up a 4-0 win over Raith Rovers.

Goals from Nicky Clark and Haris Vuckic - as well as a double from Nicky Law - secured a comfortable victory at Ibrox.

Next up for Rangers is Wednesday's clash with Scottish Championship bottom side Livingston.

And McCall feels his players will have to step up another gear to pick up another win.

He said: "There is no singing and dancing. We have done okay but we will need to be better and we can be better. There were some nice goals but I thought we were sloppy at times.

"It was pleasing in a lot of senses - there were some nice goals, some decent football and a clean sheet - but I know Wednesday night will be a different challenge.

"Livingston are flying and we will need to be ready and we will need to be better."

Rangers and Hibernian sit level on points, with both sides hoping to join champions Hearts in the top flight next season.

The Light Blues have a game in hand but Hibs boast a better goal difference and McCall believes they should have been even more clinical against Raith.

He added: "We had a couple of chances in the second half.

"It's probably being a bit disrespectful to Raith Rovers but I would have liked us to have been a bit more decisive.

"We were a bit sloppy with the final pass a couple of times and we could - and should - have scored more goals."

Meanwhile, McCall expects Shane Ferguson - who signed on loan from Newcastle but has been injured and not yet played for Rangers - to report for training today.

He said: "He will be in training tomorrow. He was supposed to be here on Friday but had a bit of a sickness bug. I'll sit down with Shane and see where he is. I'll have a chat with him and see what level he is at, although I won't expect too much too early."

Raith boss Grant Murray said: "We knew they would come at us and knew it would be difficult.

"You have got to stand up and have the right mentality. But going a goal down so early put us on the back foot."

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