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James Sands makes Glasgow Rangers debut in draw vs Aberdeen

January 18, 2022 GMT
FILE - New York City FC midfielder James Sands (16) passes the ball during an MLS soccer game against the Los Angeles FC Saturday, May 29, 2021, in Los Angeles. American midfielder and defender James Sands was loaned Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022 to Glasgow Rangers from Major League Soccer champion New York City through the end of the 2023-24 Scottish Premier League season. Rangers have an option to acquire Sands at the end of the loan. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)
FILE - New York City FC midfielder James Sands (16) passes the ball during an MLS soccer game against the Los Angeles FC Saturday, May 29, 2021, in Los Angeles. American midfielder and defender James Sands was loaned Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022 to Glasgow Rangers from Major League Soccer champion New York City through the end of the 2023-24 Scottish Premier League season. Rangers have an option to acquire Sands at the end of the loan. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)
FILE - New York City FC midfielder James Sands (16) passes the ball during an MLS soccer game against the Los Angeles FC Saturday, May 29, 2021, in Los Angeles. American midfielder and defender James Sands was loaned Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022 to Glasgow Rangers from Major League Soccer champion New York City through the end of the 2023-24 Scottish Premier League season. Rangers have an option to acquire Sands at the end of the loan. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)
FILE - New York City FC midfielder James Sands (16) passes the ball during an MLS soccer game against the Los Angeles FC Saturday, May 29, 2021, in Los Angeles. American midfielder and defender James Sands was loaned Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022 to Glasgow Rangers from Major League Soccer champion New York City through the end of the 2023-24 Scottish Premier League season. Rangers have an option to acquire Sands at the end of the loan. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)
FILE - New York City FC midfielder James Sands (16) passes the ball during an MLS soccer game against the Los Angeles FC Saturday, May 29, 2021, in Los Angeles. American midfielder and defender James Sands was loaned Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022 to Glasgow Rangers from Major League Soccer champion New York City through the end of the 2023-24 Scottish Premier League season. Rangers have an option to acquire Sands at the end of the loan. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)

American midfielder James Sands made his debut for Glasgow Rangers, playing the entire match during a 1-1 draw at Aberdeen on Tuesday night in the Scottish Premier League.

The 21-year-old from Rye, New York, was loaned from Major League Soccer champion New York City to Rangers on Jan. 5, a deal that runs through the 2023-24 Scottish season.

Sands made his MLS debut in 2017 and appeared last year in 26 regular-season games and four postseason matches. He was selected to the MLS All-Star team.

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