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By Marc Armitage. The History of Glasgow Rangers Rangers Football Club were founded in 1872 by ‘The Founding Fathers’. They had a dream, to start up a.

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1 By Marc Armitage

2 The History of Glasgow Rangers Rangers Football Club were founded in 1872 by ‘The Founding Fathers’. They had a dream, to start up a football team. They didn’t have any money, had no kit or even a ball. However, they carried on, until the Rangers were born. And after 54 SPL titles, Rangers are still going strong! Rangers Football Club were founded in 1872 by ‘The Founding Fathers’. They had a dream, to start up a football team. They didn’t have any money, had no kit or even a ball. However, they carried on, until the Rangers were born. And after 54 SPL titles, Rangers are still going strong!

3 The History of Glasgow Rangers The first ever Rangers Match was against Callander FC at Flesher's Haugh on Glasgow Green. The score was 0-0, but it didn’t matter. Rangers were officially born. The first ever Rangers Match was against Callander FC at Flesher's Haugh on Glasgow Green. The score was 0-0, but it didn’t matter. Rangers were officially born.

4 The History of Glasgow Rangers Rangers, under the watchful eye of their match secretary William Wilton, uniquely won every single League game in the season. Eighteen games, eighteen victories, a maximum 36 points. They scored 79 goals at an average of more than four a game, conceding just 18 goals. Rangers, under the watchful eye of their match secretary William Wilton, uniquely won every single League game in the season. Eighteen games, eighteen victories, a maximum 36 points. They scored 79 goals at an average of more than four a game, conceding just 18 goals.

5 The History of Glasgow Rangers The 1971 Ibrox disaster was a crush among the crowd at an Old Firm football game, which led to 66 deaths and over 200 injuries. It happened on 2 January 1971 in an exit stairway at Ibrox Park (now Ibrox Stadium) in Glasgow, Scotland. The stadium's owners, Rangers F.C., were later ruled to be at fault in a sheriff's judgement on one of the deaths. Rangers did not dispute this ruling, and were sued for damages in 60 other cases brought by relatives of the dead.

6 The History of Glasgow Rangers This was Rangers’ first kit. It was released in Throughout the years, the kits have became more suitable for players needs. This season’s (2012/2013) kit is a special one to mark 50 years since the remarkable night in Barcelona in This was Rangers’ first kit. It was released in Throughout the years, the kits have became more suitable for players needs. This season’s (2012/2013) kit is a special one to mark 50 years since the remarkable night in Barcelona in 1972.

7 The History of Glasgow Rangers THE Rangers-Celtic Old Firm rivalry is one of the oldest and fiercest in world football, dating back to the late 19th century when Celtic were founded in Glasgow's East End. THE Rangers-Celtic Old Firm rivalry is one of the oldest and fiercest in world football, dating back to the late 19th century when Celtic were founded in Glasgow's East End. The teams first met at Celtic Park on May 28, 1888 in what was also the Parkhead club's first-ever match. Around 2,000 fans saw the home side win 5-2. The teams first met at Celtic Park on May 28, 1888 in what was also the Parkhead club's first-ever match. Around 2,000 fans saw the home side win 5-2. The nickname 'The Old Firm' originated during the early year of the 20th century when the clubs began to dominate Scottish football and the term in part referred to the financial benefits associated with their frequent meetings. The nickname 'The Old Firm' originated during the early year of the 20th century when the clubs began to dominate Scottish football and the term in part referred to the financial benefits associated with their frequent meetings. No two teams have dominated their national championship as much as Rangers and Celtic - between them they have won 95 of the 114 Scottish titles available since And they have also contested numerous dramatic head-to-head encounters. No two teams have dominated their national championship as much as Rangers and Celtic - between them they have won 95 of the 114 Scottish titles available since And they have also contested numerous dramatic head-to-head encounters.

8 9 in a Row Between the years of 1989 and 1997, Rangers won the famous ‘9 in a row.’ Walter Smith was manager for most of the title run. Between the years of 1989 and 1997, Rangers won the famous ‘9 in a row.’ Walter Smith was manager for most of the title run.

9 Ibrox Stadium Ibrox Stadium opened in It has a capacity of 51,082. Rangers FC play their home games at the stadium. Ibrox Stadium opened in It has a capacity of 51,082. Rangers FC play their home games at the stadium. Ibrox is UEFA’s only 5 Star rates stadium in Scotland Ibrox is UEFA’s only 5 Star rates stadium in Scotland

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