Darryl McHardy hails Brian ‘Soapy’ Cameron as Rangers present testimonial facet for star Elgin Metropolis midfielder
Midfield star Cameron, higher generally known as “Soapy”, would be the centre of consideration at Borough Briggs on Wednesday as a Rangers B facet face a Metropolis facet with just a few former gamers on present.
The 30-year-old is the Black and Whites longest-serving participant and has amassed greater than 450 appearances and 82 targets in an Elgin jersey.
Darryl McHardy admits he’s surprised to nonetheless have Brian Cameron as his Elgin Metropolis team-mate.
He made his debut in a 5-1 league loss in opposition to Stenhousemuir, aged simply 16.
Defender McHardy signed as an expert on the membership in 2012 and is grateful for the best way Cameron made him really feel welcome from the beginning.
He mentioned: “His contribution to Elgin has been good. He’s been a wonderful servant. What he’s performed for us has been wonderful.
“I simply don’t know the way he’s by no means been full-time. I’ve been with him on the membership for 10-11 years and after we play full-time golf equipment he stands out over them.
“Even full-time gamers urge him to return on mortgage to them, however he’s nonetheless with us and he’s top-of-the-line gamers I’ve performed with.
“He had an damage final season, in order that wasn’t his finest, however, aside from that, each single 12 months he’s most likely been our greatest participant.
“He’s well-loved by the supporters and that’s what occurs whenever you present that form of loyalty.
“Brian is three or 4 years older than me. I got here into the first-team after I was 16 and received my first skilled contract.
“We grew to become finest pals and he took me beneath his wing and would drive me to coaching.”
It gained’t be the same old Elgin facet dealing with their Rangers B opponents.
Nevertheless, McHardy will likely be one of many present gamers concerned within the match.