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Sam_English
31-07-2016, 08:36
1883 - Rangers 4 (Heggie 2,McHardy,Christie) Dumbarton 2 - Daphne Disaster Match (2,500)
Some two weeks previously the ship Daphne had overturned on launching into the river Clyde and 146 of the 200 men working on her hull at the time were drowned. A benefit match to raise funds for the dependants was quickly arranged, with a crowd of 2,500 paying gate receipts of 63 8s 6d all of which was expected to be handed over to the fund.
Unfortunately, Rangers' former honorary secretary John Wallace MacKay, who had become something of a chief executive following various departures and deaths among the committe, decided to hold back some of the money as 'match expenses'. Not surprisingly, the decision was greeted by considerable criticism from the media, especially as Dumbarton had waived all their expenses to benefit the fund.
1926 - Former Rangers player John McPherson, who had been appointed to the board of directors in 1907, collapsed and died whilst watching a sports meeting at Shawfield.
1968 - Tottenham Hotspur 3 Rangers 1 (Penman) - Friendly (37,998)
1974 - Hibernian 2 Rangers 3 (MacDonald,Parlane,Fyfe) - Drybrough Cup Semi-Final (28,000)
1984 - FC Grenchen 1 Rangers 5 (I.Ferguson 2,C.Fraser,McPherson,Prytz) -Friendly (900)
1989 - Kilmarnock 0 Rangers 3 (Drinkell,Johnston,Steven) - Friendly (Alan McCulloch Testimonial Match) (11,333)
1990 - Queen's Park 0 Rangers 1 (Spencer) - Friendly (Played At Lesser Hampden) (300)
1991 - Dundee United 3 Rangers 1 (McCoist) - Maurice Malpass Testimonial Match (13,000)
1993 - Morton 2 Rangers 0 - Friendly (2,600)
1996 - Morton 2 Rangers 3 (Boyak 2,Miller) - Friendly (4,000)
1999 - Rangers 2 (Wallace,Reyna) Kilmarnock 1 - Scottish Premier League (48,074)
2004 - Newcastle United 4 Rangers 2 (Prso,Ricksen) - Newcastle/Gateshead Cup (31,554)
2005 - Rangers 3 (Fanfan,Lovenkrands,Prso) Livingston 0 - Scottish Premier League (49,613)
2010 - AEK Athens 1 Rangers 0 - The Sydney Festival of Football Tournament (Played At The Sydney Football Stadium,Sydney,Australia) (15,237)
2013 - Dundee 1 Rangers 1 (Peralta) - Friendly

Juan Ghuy
31-07-2016, 08:40
What a weekend that was in 2004. The blue order do was some night.

Stu in a row!
31-07-2016, 08:41
2004- cracking weekend that! :cool:

Mckellar
31-07-2016, 09:33
Interesting that Malpass' testimonial was against us!

cumbriabear
31-07-2016, 14:28
rip arnold.

Pastor Jack Glass II
31-07-2016, 21:16
RIP John McPherson God rest

britain
01-08-2016, 06:50
1974: Not a bad crowd for a Drybrough Cup game, even a Semi Final.

The Treble Kings
01-08-2016, 10:39
1974: Not a bad crowd for a Drybrough Cup game, even a Semi Final.

Rangers v Hibs Cup ties and even some league games at Ibrox and Hampden were pulling in crowds of between 60,000 to 75,000 back then. They were big, big games at the time and Hibs were good opposition.

britain
02-08-2016, 06:07
Rangers v Hibs Cup ties and even some league games at Ibrox and Hampden were pulling in crowds of between 60,000 to 75,000 back then. They were big, big games at the time and Hibs were good opposition.

Yeah I remember that these games were well attended and hard fought encounters.

Hibs had a really good team from the early 1970s till about 1977/78.