On this day

On this day – May 26th

Rangers’ record on this day – P: 0 W: 0 D: 0 L: 0

GD: +0 F: 0 A: 0

Win % N/A

Average Goals Scored P/M: 0.00, Conceded: 0.00.

 

1891: Rangers play the Thistle in a Friendly at Beechwood Park. Unfortunately, the scoreline is unknown.

1894: John McPherson is the only known Rangers goalscorer from their 3-2 Friendly defeat by Dundee at Carolina Port.

1900: Rangers defeat a Dumbartonshire Select 5-3 in a Benefit Match for Councillor Clarke’s Poor Children Fund. 2 goals from Johnny Campbell and 1 each from Jacky Robertson, Bobby Neil and James Tutty earned Rangers the victory.

1923: 5 Geordie Henderson goals and 1 each from Andy Cunningham and Tully Craig sees Rangers thump St Gallen 7-0 in the 2nd match of their French and Swiss Tour.

1954: Rangers continue their North American Tour with a 7-0 thrashing of Victoria thanks to goals from Billy Simpson (2), George Young, Willie Paton, John Prentice, Johnny Hubbard and Willie Thornton.

1962: Rangers players and staff receive their visas for a mystery, ground-breaking tour of the Soviet Union. 3 matches were scheduled against Lokomotiv Moscow, Dinamo Tblisi and Dinamo Kiev behind the Iron Curtain with the hosts responsible for all arrangements.

1976: Colin Stein and Martin Henderson are on target for Rangers as they draw 2-2 with Minnesota Kickers in the penultimate match of their North American Tour.

2004: Marvin Andrews joins Rangers on a Free Transfer from Livingston.

2006: Rangers sign Karl Svensson from Goteborg for £600,000.

 

Birthdays

1943: George McLean – (Paisley, Renfrewshire). Rangers: 1962-1967 (Forward), Apps: 117, Goals: 82, Honours: 1 Scottish League Title, 2 Scottish Cups. International Caps: 1 (Scotland).

1990: Mervan Celik – (Hisingen, Sweden). Rangers: 2012 (Forward), Apps: 6.

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