Steven George Gerrard MBE (born 30 May 1980) is an English professional football manager and former player who manages Scottish Premiership club Rangers.
He spent the majority of his playing career as a central midfielder for Liverpool, with most of that time spent as club captain, as well as captaining the England national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time,
Gerrard was awarded the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year award in 2005, and the Ballon d'Or Bronze Award. In 2009, Zinedine Zidane and Pelé said that they considered Gerrard to be the best footballer in the world.
Neil Francis Lennon (born 25 June 1971) is a Northern Irish football coach and former player who is the manager of Scottish Premiership club Celtic. During his playing career he represented English clubs Manchester City, Crewe Alexandra and Leicester City.
Lennon moved to Scottish club Celtic in 2000, where he made over 200 appearances and was appointed captain in 2005. Before retiring as a player, he returned to England and played for Nottingham Forest and Wycombe Wanderers. Lennon made 40 appearances for Northern Ireland in nine years, scoring two goals. Lennon was appointed manager of Celtic in March 2010, initially in a caretaker capacity after the departure of Tony Mowbray.
Rangers next weekend. And he reckons it could provide a major boost for Steven Gerrard's side as they go into the lion's den without the anger of the home support being directed at them.
Rangers won the last match at Celtic Park in December - the first meeting of the two sides since that day because of the coronavirus crisis - and Bonner reckons it will be an intense watch.
The former Hoops goalkeeper can't separate the two sides and reckons Neil Lennon's team will step it up against Rangers after a start to the season that has seen supporters unhappy with the level of performance.
He told Go Radio: "The competition between Celtic and Rangers this year was always going to be intense. "It’s just a pity the crowd is not going to be in for.