On this day

On this day – May 29th

Rangers’ record on this day – P: 3 W: 3 D: 0 L: 0

GD: +4 F: 5 A: 1

Win %: 100.00%

Average Goals Scored P/M: 1.67, Conceded: 0.33

 

1907: Rangers defeat St Mirren 2-0 in a benefit match for Stevenson Sick Nursing Association. Sadly, the goalscorers remain unknown.

1940: Rangers win the Glasgow Merchants’ Charity Cup 7-2 on Corner Kicks after a 1-1 draw in the Final with Clyde. Alex Venters was on target for the Light Blues.

1943: Alex Venters scores twice to give Rangers a 2-0 win over Hearts in the 1st Leg of the Summer Cup 1st Round.

1954: A Billy Simpson double and a goal from Johnny Hubbard sees Rangers continue their North American Tour with a 3-0 win over the Vancouver All-Stars.

1975: Rangers beat a British-Columbia Select 4-0 in a Friendly. 2 Graham Fyfe goals and 1 each from Alex MacDonald and Bobby McKean hands Rangers the win. The Gers had 2 weeks previously played in Norway and would be beginning a Tour of New Zealand in just 3 days before moving on to Australia.

1993: Rangers secure the Treble at Parkhead! Neil Murray and Mark Hateley score in the 2-1 Scottish Cup Final victory over Aberdeen.

1997: Rangers complete the signing of Lorenzo Amoruso from Fiorentina for £5 million. On the same day, the Gers also sealed the signature of Stale Stensaas from Rosenborg for £1.5 million.

1999: Another Treble is in the bag for Rangers as Rod Wallace scores the only goal on 48 minutes in a 1-0 Scottish Cup Final win over Celtic.

2008: Filip Sebo moves from Rangers to Valenciennes permanently for £1 million.

 

Birthdays

1879: Billy Hogg – (Sunderland, England). Rangers: 1909-1913 (Forward), Apps: 126, Goals: 52, Honours: 3 Scottish League Titles, 3 Glasgow Cups and 1 Glasgow Charity Cup. International Caps: 3 (England).

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