On this day – November 5th

Rangers’ record on this day – P: 22 W: 13 D: 5 L: 4

GD: +44 F: 65 A: 21

Win %: 59.09%

Average Goals Scored P/M: 2.95, Conceded: 0.95

 

1881: W.Corbett is on target as Rangers are beaten 2-1 by Queen’s Park in a Friendly.

1887: John Gow (3) and Willie Pringle are the only known goalscorers from Rangers’ 4-1 victory over Battlefield in a Friendly.

1888: Rangers are beaten 8-0 in a Friendly by Vale of Leven at the Exhibition Grounds, Gilmorehill.

1892: Duncan Clark and Hugh McCreadie are on the scoresheet as Rangers are held to a 2-2 draw by Renton in a League fixture.

1898: Rangers continue their perfect League record with a 5-0 thrashing of Partick Thistle at Meadowside Park. RC Hamilton and Jim Miller scored twice each with Alec Smith also on target.

1904: Rangers defeat Hearts 5-0 at Tynecastle with goals scored by Alec Smith, John Walker (2), Finlay Speedie and RC Hamilton.

1910: Rangers cruise to a 7-1 win at home against Airdrie courtesy of goals from Billy Hogg (2), Alex Bennett, Willie Reid (2), Jimmy Gordon and William Yuille.

1912: Willie Reid grabs a hat-trick as Rangers ease to a 4-0 victory over Celtic in the Inter-City League. Dr James Paterson was also on the mark.

1921: Rangers are forced to settle for a 0-0 draw with Dundee at Dens Park.

1927: Goals from Alan Morton, Sandy Archibald (2), Jimmy Fleming and Andy Cunningham hand Rangers a 5-0 win away at Dunfermline.

1932: Rangers defeat Clyde 5-0 at Shawfield thanks to a Dr James Marshall hat-trick and goals from Bob McPhail and Sam English.

1938: Rangers thump Albion Rovers 7-1 with goals coming from Bob McPhail, Willie Waddell (2), Willie Thornton (2), Alex Venters and Davie Kinnear. McPhail also missed a penalty.

1949: Rangers are narrowly beaten 1-0 by Hibs at Easter Road.

1955: 2 goals in the first 8 minutes from Alex Scott and Willie Paton gives Rangers a 2-1 win at Falkirk.

1960: A goal each from Alex Scott, Jim Baxter and Ralph Brand earns Rangers a 3-1 victory over Clyde at Shawfield.

1966: 2 goals each from Jim Forrest and Alex Smith, and 1 from Denis Setterington, hands Rangers a 5-1 win over Motherwell at Ibrox.

1975: Rangers are beaten 2-1 at Ibrox by St Etienne in the European Cup 2nd Round 2nd Leg. Alex MacDonald pulled a goal back for the Light Blues who went out 4-1 on aggregate.

1977: A Derek Parlane double and a goal from Alex MacDonald earns Rangers a 3-3 draw at home against Partick Thistle.

1983: Sandy Clark scores as Rangers are beaten 2-1 at home by Celtic.

1988: A goal each from John Brown and Kevin Drinkell secures a 2-1 victory for Rangers over Motherwell at Ibrox.

1994: Goals from Brian Laudrup, Charlie Miller and Mark Hateley seals a 3-0 win for Rangers against Partick Thistle at Ibrox.

1998: Jonatan Johansson scores in Rangers’ 1-1 draw with Bayer Leverkusen at Ibrox.The Gers progressed 3-2 on aggregate to play Parma in the 3rd Round.

2005: Rangers draw their 4th consecutive match, this time 0-0 at home with Aberdeen.

2006: Despite going ahead through Charlie Adam, Rangers are beaten 2-1 by Dundee Utd at Tannadice.

2011: A Nikica Jelavic brace and a Kenneth OG gives Rangers a 3-1 victory over Dundee Utd. Gregg Wylde as sent-off for the home side whilst Jon Daly was on target for the Arabs.

 

Birthdays

1974: Dado Prso – (Zadar, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia). Rangers: 2004-2007 (Forward). Apps: 124, Goals: 37, Honours: 1 Scottish League title, 1 Scottish League Cup. International Caps: 32 (Croatia).

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