The Rangers Archives

Preserving the Past, Inspiring the Future.

Explore the History of Rangers Football Club.
Hello Hello, Warm welcome to The Rangers Archives website. On here we detail the history of the world’s most successful football team through contemporary reports and articles of matches and players as well as a whole lot more.

What you see on day one is only the tip of the iceberg , The site will be added to every day to give as complete a picture as possible.

We have started by including matches from the start of the 1960 - 61 season to date, but in time we will go right back to the very start of the club in 1872.

We hope you enjoy looking at the old matches, players and photographs which bring to life our magnificent history.
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Time Capsule

HomeAwayScoreCompetitionYearFull Match
BlackpoolRangers1-2Friendly2022Match Details
LyonRangers0-2Friendly2020Match Details
LinfieldRangers1-4Friendly2011Match Details
Greuther FurthRangers0-2Friendly2003Match Details
Sportfreunde Lotte 1929Rangers1-3Friendly2008Match Details
LinfieldRangers0-2Friendly2005Match Details
Alphense BoysRangers0-12Friendly2000Match Details
EvertonRangers3-2Friendly (Dave Watson Testimonial)1997Match Details
SR DelemontRangers6-0Friendly1987Match Details
Malmo Rangers 2-1Friendly 1974Match Details
MotherwellRangers0-2League Cup2016Match Details

Player of the day

Ian Redford

22 February, 1980
14 August, 1985
Dundee United
Rangers v Morton 3-1 23 February 1980
Total Appearances
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Programme of the day

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Triumph, Rivalry, and Heartbreak

Date: 24 May 1972 
Teams: Rangers v Dynamo Moscow
Venue: Camp Nou stadium, Barcelona
Dynamo goals: Anatoliy Byshovets, Vladimir Eshtrekov
Date: 2 May 1999
Teams: Celtic v Rangers
Venue: Celtic Park
Rangers goals:  Mccann (2), Albertz)
Date: 14 May 2008
Teams: Rangers v Zenit St. Petersburg
Venue: City of Manchester Stadium
Zenit goals: Igor Denisov, Konstantin Zyryanov

Players with most Appearances since 1960

John Greig

Total appearances:  753
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Sandy Jardine

Total appearances:  672
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Ally McCoist

Total appearances:  580
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Davie Meiklejohn

Total appearances:  563
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Derek Johnstone

Total appearances:  544
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Davie Cooper

Total appearances:  541
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Peter McCloy

Total appearances:  533
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Colin Jackson

Total appearances:  505
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Hall of Fame

Jimmy Millar

Total appearances:  317

Ian Durrant

Total appearances:  346

John Brown

Total appearances:  278

Lee McCulloch

Total appearances:  291
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Birthday Blues

No true Ranger has ever failed in the tradition set him

William Struth (16 June 1875 – 21 September 1956) was the second manager of Rangers Football Club, leading the club for 34 years between 1920 and 1954, as well as being the holder of a number of other positions, including director. 

Struth is one of the most successful managers in Scottish and British football history, winning 30 major trophies in his career; a record 18 Scottish league championships, 10 Scottish Cups and two Scottish League Cups.


Colin Hendry
Born: 7 December, 1965
Games: 36
Dale Gordon
Born: 9 January, 1967
Games: 55
Alex Reid
Born: 2 March, 1947
Games: 3
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Pedro Caixinha
Wins: 15
Lose: 7
Draw: 4
Graeme Souness
Wins: 165
Lose: 42
Draw: 50
Dick Advocaat
Wins: 131
Lose: 30
Draw: 34
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