On this day

On this day – November 13th

Rangers’ record on this day – P: 19 W: 11 D: 4 L: 4

GD: +31 F: 50 A: 19

Win %: 57.89%

Average Goals Scored P/M: 2.63, Conceded: 1.00

 

1875: Moses McNeil scores for Rangers who are beaten 2-1 by Third Lanark in the Scottish Cup 2nd Round Replay. The Gers had won the original tie but a Replay was ordered as they had kicked-off both halves. The Replay also carried controversy. Rangers appealed to the SFA afterwards that Third Lanark’s Goalkeeper had played in ordinary street clothes and so was indistinguishable from the crowd. They also claimed that Thirds first goal was scored with a hand and also that the Crowd had spilled onto the park causing the match to be abandoned 7 minutes from time. The appeal fell on deaf ears.

1880: Rangers thump Clyde 11-0 in the 4th Round of the Scottish Cup. William Struthers, George Angus, Willie Pringle and James Steel are the only known goalscorers. The Light Blues would face Hurlford in the 5th Round.

1886: Tuck McIntyre and Robert Fraser are the only known goalscorers from Rangers’ 4-2 Friendly win over Abercorn.

1897: Bobby Neil scores for Rangers with a penalty as they are held to a 1-1 draw by Celtic in the Glasgow Cup Semi-Final Replay.

1909: Rangers suffer a 1-0 defeat to Clyde at Shawfield.

1915: An Andy Cunningham double and a goal from Scott Duncan gives Rangers a 3-0 win over Hamilton in a League match at Ibrox.

1920: Geordie Henderson scores all 4 goals as Rangers defeat Clydebank 4-2 at Clydeholm Park.

1926: Andy Cunnngham and Dr James Marshall are on the scoresheet in Rangers’ 2-2 draw with Hibs in Edinburgh.

1937: Jimmy Smith equalises as Rangers draw 1-1 with Arbroath at Gayfield.

1943: Willie McIntosh scores 4 times to hand Rangers a 4-1 win away at Queen’s Park.

1948: Rangers beat St Mirren 2-0 at Love Street. Torry Gillick opened the scoring inside 30 seconds before Willie Waddell doubled the lead 8 minutes from the end.

1954: Rangers beat Falkirk 3-0. John Prentice gave the Gers a lead at Brockville before Billy Simpson netted a brace.

1963: George McLean scores the only goal as Rangers defeat Queen’s Park 1-0 in the Glasgow Cup 1st Round. The Ibrox men would face Clyde in the Semi-Final.

1965: Willie Henderson and George McLean get the goals as Rangers beat Hearts 2-0 at Tynecastle.

1968: Rangers beat Dundalk 3-0 in the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 2nd Round 2nd Leg. Willie Mathieson put the Light Blues in-front before Colin Stein grabbed a double, narrowly missing out on making it a hat-trick of hat-tricks in his first 3 Rangers appearances. The Gers completed a 9-1 aggregate victory and would meet DWS Amsterdam in the 3rd Round.

1971: Rangers are beaten 3-2 at home by Dundee. Willie Johnston pulled 2 goals back but the Dee’s were 3 up after 19 minutes.

1976: Rangers beat Kilmarnock 4-0 at Rugby Park thanks to goals from Bobby McKean, Colin Jackson (2) and Derek Parlane.

1982: Davie Cooper and Derek Johnstone score for Rangers who go down 4-2 to Dundee Utd at Tannadice. Davie Dodds and Richard Gough were amongst the scorers for the home side.

1993: Mark Hateley scores twice to earn Rangers a 2-2 draw at home with Raith Rovers. Gordon Dalziel had put the Fife side ahead.

1994: Ally McCoist is given the freedom of East Kilbride.

2010: A goal each from Kenny Miller and Vladimir Weiss gives Rangers a 2-0 victory over Aberdeen at Ibrox. Miller also missed a penalty.

 

Birthdays

1858: Joe Lindsay – (Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire). Rangers: 1887. Apps: 3, Goals: 2. International Caps: 8 (Scotland).

1914: Sammy Ross – (Darvel, East Ayrshire). Rangers: 1939-1940 (Midfielder). Apps: 4.

1962: Colin West – (Wallsend, North Tyneside, England). Rangers: 1986-1987 (Forward). Apps: 16, Goals: 3, Honours: 1 Glasgow Cup.

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