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
RangersCoventry City2-0Friendly2020Match Details
RangersReal Madrid2-1Friendly2021Match Details
Blackburn RoversRangers1-2Friendly2010Match Details
Bayer 05 UerdingenRangers2-0Friendly1987Match Details
AalborgRangers2-3Friendly1996Match Details
NorrstrandsRangers0-5Friendly1983Match Details
CologneRangers2-0Friendly1986Match Details
NK MariborRangers0-3Champions League2001Match Details
HibsRangers2-6Challenge Cup2015Match Details
RangersStranraer3-0League Cup2016Match Details
RangersProgrès Niederkorn2-0Europa League2019Match Details

Player of the day

Martyn Waghorn

20 July, 2015
Wigan Athletic
1 June, 2017
Hibernian v Rangers 2-6 25 July 2015
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

Colin Stein

Total appearances:  206

Derek Parlane

Total appearances:  298

Alfie Conn

Total appearances:  148

Sandy Jardine

Total appearances:  672
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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.


Robert Davidson
Born: 25 March, 1986
Games: 2
Steven Naismith
Born: 14 September, 1986
Games: 140
Adballah Sima
Born: 17 June, 2001
Games: 40
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Dick Advocaat
Wins: 131
Lose: 30
Draw: 34
Scot Symon
Wins: 445
Lose: 122
Draw: 114
Willie Waddell
Wins: 73
Lose: 34
Draw: 23
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