On this day

On this day – October 10th

Rangers’ record on this day – P: 21 W: 8 D: 5 L: 8

GD: +3 F: 33 A: 30

Win %: 38.10%

Average Goals Scored P/M: 1.57, Conceded: 1.43


1874: Rangers win their first ever Scottish Cup tie 2-0 against Oxford. Goals from David Gibb and Moses McNeil secured the Gers’ place in the 2nd Round alongside Dumbarton.

1885: George Sommerville is the only known Rangers goalscorer from their 7-3 Friendly win over Falkirk.

1891: Hugh McCreadie and Robert Fraser score for Rangers who draw 2-2 with Third Lanark in a League match.

1896: John McPherson equalises for Rangers who draw 1-1 with Celtic at Parkhead.

1903: Rangers are beaten 1-0 by Third Lanark. Although this was an away fixture for the Gers, it was played at Ibrox.

1908: Goals from RG Campbell, Jimmy Gordon and William McPherson aren’t enough as Rangers go down 4-3 at Airdrie.

1914: A goal each from Alex Bennett and Jimmy Gordon earns Rangers a 2-1 victory over Raith at Stark’s Park.

1925: Rangers are defeated 2-0 by Partick Thistle at Firhill.

1931: Rangers win another Glasgow Cup with a 3-0 Final victory over Queen’s Park. Goals from Jimmy Smith, Bob McPhail and Harvey (OG) sees the Trophy heading back to Ibrox.

1936: Despite going 2-0 ahead through goals from Jimmy Smith and Bob McPhail, Rangers can only draw 2-2 with Partick Thistle in the Final of the Glasgow Cup.

1942: Rangers thrash Third Lanark 5-2 in the Glasgow Cup Final with goals coming from Alex Venters (2), George Young, Charlie Johnstone and Torry Gillick.

1951: Rangers draw 1-1 with East Fife at Ibrox. Willie Waddell netted an 76th minute leveller.

1953: Rangers are beaten 2-0 by Partick Thistle in the League Cup Semi-Final.

1956: Rangers seal yet another Glasgow Cup victory with a 2-0 win in the Final against Clyde. Max Murray opened the scoring inside 35 seconds before Johnny Hubbard added a 2nd.

1959: Sammy Baird, Jimmy Millar and Andy Matthew all grab a goal each as Rangers beat Dundee 3-1 at Dens Park.

1962: Despite a Ralph Brand brace, Rangers go out of the League Cup with a 3-2 loss to Kilmarnock in the Semi-Final.

1964: Willie Johnston scores twice as the Ibrox side are beaten 4-2 by Hibs at Ibrox.

1970: Willie Johnston scores the onl goal of the game to hand Rangers a 1-0 win over Hearts at Tynecastle.

1973: Ally Scott and Graham Fyfe are on target as Rangers beta Dumbarton 2-1 in the League Cup 2nd Round 1st Leg.

1979: Rangers are defeated 2-0 by Aberdeen in the League Cup 3rd Round 2nd Leg. The Light Blues went out 5-1 on aggregate.

1981: John McDonald misses a penalty as Rangers draw 0-0 with Aberdeen at Ibrox.

1987: Iain Ferguson is on the scoresheet as Rangers are beaten 1-0 by Dundee Utd at Tannadice.

1995: Goals from Ian Durrant, Steven Boyack and Gary Bollan gives Rangers a 3-2 win over Dumbarton in a Testimonial match for Dick Jackson.

1998: Craig Moore moves from Rangers to Crystal Palace for £800,000.



1996: Nikola Katic – (Ljubuski, Bosnia and Herzegovina). Rangers: 2018-present (Defender). Apps: 18, Goals: 2. International Caps: 1 (Croatia).


This week’s Rangers Quiz kicks-off as normal at 8pm this evening (@Rangers_Today).


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