The Rangers Archives

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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
RangersWest Ham Utd3-1Friendly2022Match Details
BlackpoolRangers0-2Friendly2011Match Details
Sacramento RepublicRangers1-2Friendly2014Match Details
FC ErzgegirgeRangers0-1Friendly2003Match Details
Vfb AuerbachRangers1-5Friendly2003Match Details
Schalke 04Rangers1-0Friendly2008Match Details
Ipswich TownRangers0-2Friendly2005Match Details
RangersGhent3-2Friendly2000Match Details
RosenborgRangers0-1Friendly1999Match Details
Stirling AlbionRangers0-5Friendly1997Match Details
RangersAnnan Athletic2-0League Cup2016Match Details

Player of the day

Jon Flanagan

20 June, 2018
1 June, 2020
Rangers v FK Shkupi (Madedonia) 2-0 12 July 2018
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

Ally Dawson

Total appearances:  316

Allan McGregor

Total appearances:  503

Ray Wilkins

Total appearances:  96

Sandy Jardine

Total appearances:  672
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Birthday Blues

Fabio Silva

DOB: 19 July, 2002

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Gregory Vignal

DOB: 19 July, 1981

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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.


Chris Vinnicombe
Born: 20 October, 1970
Games: 27
Niko Kranjcar
Born: 13 August, 1984
Games: 26
Dorin Goian
Born: 12 December, 1980
Games: 41
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Dick Advocaat
Wins: 131
Lose: 30
Draw: 34
Michael Beale
Wins: 31
Lose: 8
Draw: 4
William Wilton
Wins: 473
Lose: 128
Draw: 117
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All Managers
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