Gerrard labelled Collum a “good referee in general” but called for “common sense” to prevail following the the official’s dismissal of Daniel Candeias last week.
The 30-year-old was sent off by Collum soon after Rangers scored a second goal in stoppage-time of the 2-0 win at St Mirren although footage appeared to show Anton Ferdinand had been the aggressor in a clash with the Gers player seconds earlier.
The Ibrox club released a stinging statement on Thursday announcing it would make a formal complaint over Collum after losing their appeal against Candeias’ second yellow card.
Gerrard has backed Collum (Image: Getty Images)
However, ahead of the visit of Motherwell in the Ladbrokes Premiership on Sunday, which Candeias will miss, Gerrard said of Collum: “I think he is a good referee in general, he has been picked by UEFA to be a referee.
“It is not a personal issue at all. We all make mistakes, we are all human.
“It is my responsibility to support the referees and officials in this country, …read more