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Rangers striker Diouf has crack at referee Murray

Rangers loanee El-Hadji Diouf has lashed out at referee Calum Murray after the way he was treated in a Scottish Cup match at the start of the month.

The Senegalese striker was shown two yellow cards, one after the final whistle, in his side's 1-0 loss to Old Firm rivals Celtic on March 2 but was critical of Murray after the match.

He has now spoken out about his actions when he approached Murray after the match for the booking he was given earlier for answering back to Hoops boss Neil Lennon whom received nothing for his part in the incident.

"The Celtic match where I got a red card was incredible. At first I went to see the ref as I was being kicked all over the park," Diouf told Canal+.

"The ref said to me 'You don't have the right to speak to me', which annoyed me.

"The Celtic manager (Neil Lennon) insulted me, I answered back and I got a yellow card whereas he got nothing at all.

"You have to say the ref messed up the game with cards flying everywhere. I know it must be tough for him but still, I guess some refs find it hard to handle these type of games.

"At the end I told the ref he was the worst ref I've ever had so he gave me another card.

"I said 'you can give me as many cards as you like, the match is over now'. I know it's not good to get cards but I'm only suspended for the cup, not the league."

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