On this day

On this day – February 9th

Rangers’ record on this day – P: 19 W: 17 D: 2 L: 0

GD: +39 F: 44 A: 5

Win %: 89.47%

Average Goals Scored P/M: 2.32, Conceded: 0.26

 

1878: The goalscorers remain unknown as Rangers beat Kilmarnock Parkhouse 4-1 in a Friendly at Kinning Park.

1884: Charlie Heggie remains the only known goalscorer from Rangers’ 2-1 victory over the Northern in a Friendly at Kinning Park.

1889: John Gow and Donald Gow score as Rangers suffer a 4-2 defeat at home to Partick Thistle in a Friendly.

1901: Rangers beat Airdrie 5-3 in a Friendly at Ibrox. 2 goals from RG Campbell and 1 each from RC Hamilton, Finlay Speedie and Jacky Robertson hands the Gers a victory.

1907: 2 goals from Jimmy Spiers and 1 from Albert Cunningham earns Rangers a 3-0 win against Hamilton in a League match at Douglas Park.

1918: Robert McDiarmid scores the only goal as Rangers defeat Hibs 1-0 at Easter Road.

1921: Sandy Archibald grabs an 84th minute winner as Rangers beat Raith 1-0 at Ibrox.

1924: Rangers beat St Mirren 1-0 in the 2nd Round of the Scottish Cup. Geordie Henderson’s goal was enough to set-up a 3rd Round clash with Hibs.

1929: A goal each from Tommy Muirhead, Bob McPhail and Jimmy Fleming secures a 3-1 win against Raith at Stark’s Park.

1935: Jimmy Smith grabs both goals as Rangers beat Third Lanark 2-0 at home in the Scottish Cup 2nd Round. The Light Blues would meet St Mirren in the 3rd Round.

1946: Rangers beat Queen of the South 5-2 at Ibrox thanks to goals from Willie Waddell, Jimmy Duncanson, Jimmy Caskie (2) and Billy Williamson. Waddell also missed a penalty.

1952: Rangers thump Elgin 6-1 in the Scottish Cup 2nd Round with goals scored by Willie Paton, Willie Waddell, Willie Findlay (2), Willie Thornton and Colin Liddell. The Gers progressed to play Arbroath in the 3rd Round.

1955: A Gallagher OG sees Rangers take a 1-0 win over Dundee at Dens Park in the Scottish Cup 5th Round Replay. Aberdeen would provide the 6th Round opposition.

1957: Goals from Max Murray and Billy Simpson sees Rangers come from 1-0 down to defeat Dunfermline 2-1 at Ibrox.

1960: Rangers are held to a 0-0 draw by Dundee at Ibrox.

1972: Colin Stein and Tommy McLean are on target as Rangers beat Falkirk 2-0 at Ibrox in the Scottish Cup 1st Round Replay. Willie Johnston also missed a penalty as the Ibrox men moved on to face St Mirren in the 2nd Round.

1974: Goals from Johnny Hamilton, Ally Scott and Tommy McLean seals a 3-0 victory for Rangers at East Fife.

1985: Rangers draw 0-0 with Dundee Utd at Ibrox.

1989: Rangers sign Tom Cowan from Clyde.

1991: Ally McCoist nets the decisive goal as Rangers defeat St Mirren 1-0 at Ibrox.

1993: Rangers beat Falkirk 5-0 at Ibrox courtesy of goals from Pieter Huistra, Mark Hateley (2), Trevor Steven and Davie Robertson.

2001: Rangers release Marco Negri. The Italian later agrees to sign for Bologna.

2002: Ronald de Boer and Neil McCann are on the mark as Rangers beat Hearts 2-0 in Edinburgh.

2006: Rangers confirm that Manager Alex McLeish will depart the Club at the end of the season.

2008: Goals from Kris Boyd and Steven Naismith hands Rangers a 2-0 home win over Falkirk.

2013: 2nd half goals from Ian Black, Andy Little (2) and Dean Shiels sees Rangers to a 4-0 win over Queen’s Park at Ibrox.

 

Birthdays

1987: Lee Martin – (Taunton, Somerset, England). Rangers: 2006 (Midfielder). Apps: 10.

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