Loan report: Bance lifts Sky Sports Cup with Rangers

Midfielder substituted on in win over Partick Thistle, while there were also appearances in the EFL for other Albion players out on loan.

By BHAFC • 25 March 2024

By Rangers FC
Libby Bance helped Rangers win the Sky Sports Cup on Sunday.

Libby Bance helped Rangers win the Sky Sports Cup on Sunday as they defeated Partick Thistle 4-1 at Tynecastle.

The out on loan midfielder came on for the final 15 minutes of Gers’ victory, which ensured Jo Potter’s team retained their title.

Bance has now made 13 appearances in all competitions for Rangers, scoring three goals.

In the EFL, Marc Leonard helped Northampton end their five game winless run with a 1-0 victory over promotion chasers Derby County.

That sees the Cobblers' sit 11th in League One, which if they maintain come the end of the season, will be their highest finish in the EFL since 2008 when they finished ninth in the third tier.

Jensen Weir was an unused substitute as Port Vale enjoyed their first league win for in four months, defeating Burton Albion. In League Two, Ed Turns helped Crewe to a 1-1 draw against Wimbledon.