On this day

On this day – October 12th

Rangers’ record on this day – P: 21 W: 14 D: 4 L: 3

GD: +29 F: 49 A: 20

Win %: 66.67%

Average Goals Scored P/M: 2.33, Conceded: 0.95


1878: Rangers are beaten 1-0 by Queen’s Park in a Friendly.

1889: Donald Gow nets a hat-trick as Rangers thump the Northern 6-3 in the 2nd Round of the Glasgow Cup. John Robin, Tom Wylie and John Allan are also on target as the Gers set-up a Quarter-Final with Third Lanark.

1895: Alec Smith and John McPherson is on the scoresheet as Rangers defeat St Bernards’ 2-0 at Ibrox.

1901: Goals from John Wilkie, Alec Smith, RC Hamilton and Neilly Gibson earns Rangers a 4-1 win over Partick Thistle in the Glasgow Cup Semi-Final. The Light Blues would face Celtic in the Final.

1907: RG Campbell and Alec Smith score for Rangers as they draw 2-2 with Celtic in the Final of the Glasgow Cup.

1912: 2nd half goals from Billy Hogg, Alec Smith and Alex Bennett sees Rangers come from 1-0 down to beat Celtic 3-1 in the Glasgow Cup Final.

1918: A David McLean brace and a goal from William Aitken hands Rangers a 3-0 win over Dumbarton at Ibrox.

1929: Davie Meiklejohn misses a penalty as Rangers can only draw 0-0 with Celtic in the Glasgow Cup Final.

1935: Rangers lift another Glasgow Cup with a 2-0 Final win over Celtic. Goals form James Fiddes and Torry Gillick secured the Trophy.

1940: Jimmy Duncanson equalises for Rangers who draw 1-1 with Hearts at Tynecastle.

1946: Torry Gillick and Willie Thornton score twice each as Rangers defeat St Mirren 4-0 in the League Cup Section B.

1949: Rangers beat Clyde 2-1 in the Glasgow Cup Final. Torry Gillick levelled up for the Gers on the 80th minute before scoring an Extra-Time winner.

1955: A goal each from Sammy Baird and John Queen seals a 2-1 Friendly win for Rangers over Manchester City.

1957: Goals from Max Murray, Johnny Hubbard and Sammy Baird gives Rangers a 3-1 win over St Mirren at Love Street.

1960: Davie Wilson scores as Rangers are beaten 2-1 by Ferencvaros in the European Cup Winners’ Cup Qualifying Round 2nd Leg. Despite the loss in Hungary, Rangers progressed 5-4 on aggregate to play Borussia Monchengladbach in the Quarter-Final.

1963: Rangers defeat St Mirren 3-0 with goals scored by Ralph Brand, Alex Willoughby and Jim Forrest.

1968: Rangers are beaten 2-0 by St Johnstone at Muirton Park.

1974: Derek Parlane hits 5 as Rangers rout Dunfermline 6-1 at East End Park. Derek Johnstone was the other goalscorer for the Ibrox men.

1985: Ally McCoist scores for Rangers as the Light Blues are held to a 1-1 draw by Dundee Utd at Tannadice.

1988: Ally McCoist scores the winner as Rangers beat Hibs 1-0 at Easter Road.

1991: Rangers defeat St Johnstone 3-2. Ally McCoist had given Rangers a 2-0 half-time lead but the Saints found themselves level before Scott Nisbet found a 76th minute winner.

1996: Rangers are beaten 2-1 at Hibs. Jorg Albertz gave the Gers the lead before missing 2 penalties to win the match.

1999: Rod Wallace scores the only goal of the game as Rangers beat Dunfermline 1-0 in the League Cup 3rd Round. The Ibrox side would meet Aberdeen in the Quarter-Final.

2005: Rangers terminate the contract of Filippo Maniero.


This week’s Rangers Quiz begins as normal at 8pm tonight (@Rangers_Today).


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