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On this day – July 23rd

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via Rangers Today | Rangers’ record on this day – P: 2 W: 1 D: 1 L: 0 GD: +5 F: 6 A: 1 Win %: 50.00% Average Goals Scored P/M: 3.00, Conceded: 0.50 1974: Rangers conclude their tour of Sweden with a 9-0 Continue Reading

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    On this day – July 22nd

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    via Rangers Today | Rangers’ record on this day – P: 2 W: 2 D: 0 L: 0 GD: +5 F: 8 A: 3 Win %: 100.00% Average Goals Scored P/M: 4.00, Conceded: 1.50 1968: Rangers Manager Davie White was forced to take a Continue Reading

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      Zone Entries from Rangers closed session loss to St Johnstone

      via Rangers Report | written by – Rangers Report    photo courtesy of – SNS A glossary & rationale for tracking attacking zone entries can be found here in a previous post. Rangers v St Johnstone:  July 18, 2017 (closed session friendly) Controlled Zone Entries (CZE) Early on, it was ...

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        Player ratings & other stats from Rangers closed door loss to St. Johnstone

        via Rangers Report | written by – Rangers Report  St. Johnstone 1   Rangers 0   closed door friendly Expected Goals:  Rangers 1.9  St. Johnstone 0.5 Rangers xG Ratio:  80% Rangers Total Shots Ratio:  68% Rangers Scoring Chance Ratio:  100% OSCR Player Ratings This stat functions like a ...

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          On this day – July 21st

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          via Rangers Today | 1971: A goal from John Greig after 25 seconds and 1 from Tommy McLean with 15 minutes to go gives Rangers a 2-1 win over Organte in the Gothenburg Jubilee Alliance Tournament 3rd Place Play-off. 1983: Rangers kick-off their Swedish Continue Reading

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            On this day – July 20th

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            via Rangers Today | 1971: Rangers are narrowly defeated 4-3 by GAIS in the 1st Round of the Gothenburg Jubilee Alliance Tournament. Derek Johnstone, Willie Johnston and Alfie Conn all scored for the Light Blues. The Gers would face Organte the next day in Continue Reading

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              Further emails show pattern from Trinity Mirror publishing director

              via Rangers Observer | Following yesterday’s report on Trinity Mirror executive Jonathan Russell more readers have come forward with tales of being targeted by the Media Scotland publishing director. In what may have been excused as a unique – if still deplorable – action, Russell targeted ...

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                On this day – July 19th

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                via Rangers Today | Rangers’ record on this day – P: 1 W: 1 D: 0 L: 0 GD: +2 F: 2 A: 0 Win %: 100.00% Average Goals Scored P/M: 2.00, Conceded: 0.00 1988: Rangers sign Gary Stevens from Everton for £1.25 million. Continue Reading

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                  Senior Daily Record Executive targets Rangers fan over complaint

                  via Rangers Observer | A senior Daily Record executive has targeted a Rangers supporter over an email complaint sent to the newspaper regarding their recent coverage of Rangers. The supporter, who does not wish to be named, was outraged to find that Jonathan Russell, the Publishing ...

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                    On this day – July 18th

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                    via Rangers Today | 1974: Rangers are beaten 2-0 by Gothenburg whilst on Tour in Sweden. 1987: Rangers are defeated 5-0 by FC Zurich in the 3rd match of their Swiss Tour. 1990: Rangers sign a deal with Top Man that would see 19 Continue Reading

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                      On this day – July 17th

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                      via Rangers Today | 1938: Rangers sign Jock Shaw from Airdrie. In the next 16 years, “Tiger” would help the Club to 4 Scottish Leagues, 7 Wartime Titles, 3 Scottish Cups and 2 League Cups before retiring. 1978: John Greig takes his first training Continue Reading

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                        On this day – July 16th

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                        via Rangers Today | Rangers’ record on this day – P: 1 W: 1 D: 0 L: 0 GD: +2 F: 2 A: 0 Win %: 100.00% Average Goals Scored P/M: 2.00, Conceded: 0.00 1974: Ally Scott is on target as Rangers kick-off their Continue Reading

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                          On this day – July 15th

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                          via Rangers Today | 1973: Alfie Conn joins Tottenham Hotspur from Rangers for £140,000. 1981: The modernisation of Ibrox is continued with the finishing touches put to the Stadium’s new under-soil heating system. The £80,000 project consisted of laying a network of pipes, a Continue Reading

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                            On this day – July 14th

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                            via Rangers Today | Rangers’ record on this day – P: 1 W: 0 D: 0 L: 1 GD: -1 F: 1 A: 2 Win %: 0.00% Average Goals Scored P/M: 1.00, Conceded: 2.00 1923: Sir John Ure Primrose resigns as Chairman of Rangers. Continue Reading

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                              On this day – July 13th

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                              via Rangers Today | 1993: Rangers sell Gary McSwegan to Notts County for £400,000. 2000: Rangers beat Quick 1920 KV 6-0 in a Friendly thanks to goals from Barry Ferguson (2), Michael Mols, Jonathon Johansson (2) and Kenny Miller. 2002: Rangers are beaten 3-2 Continue Reading

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                                Using stats to identify the best center backs in the English Premier League

                                via Rangers Report | written by – Rangers Report    photo courtesy of – Getty Images This is part two of my statistical study of center back play from the 2016-17 English Premier League season.  All data was collected from FourFourTwo’s StatsZone   & whoscored.com My ultimate goal in this ...

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                                  On this day – July 12th

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                                  via Rangers Today | Rangers’ record on this day – P: 1 W: 0 D: 0 L: 1 GD: -1 F: 2 A: 3 Win %: 0.00% Average Goals Scored P/M: 2.00, Conceded: 3.00 1941: Rangers are beaten 3-2 by Hibs in the Final Continue Reading

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                                    On this day – July 11th

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                                    via Rangers Today | 1917: Arthur Dixon joins Rangers from St Mirren. The English Centre-Half would spend 9 years at Ibrox, making over 400 appearances and winning 6 League Championships and Glasgow Cups, 4 Charity Cups and the 1923/24 British Championship. Sadly, a Scottish Continue Reading

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                                      Statistical trends in English Premier League Center Back Pairings

                                      via Rangers Report | written by – Rangers Report    photo courtesy of –Reuters Being a Rangers supporter means you have a built-in admiration for good center back play.  I came of age during the time of Terry Butcher & Richard Gough.  As I watched matches, I paid ...

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                                        On this day – July 10th

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                                        via Rangers Today | Rangers’ record on this day – P: 1 W: 0 D: 0 L: 1 GD: -1 F: 0 A: 1 Win %: 0.00% Average Goals Scored P/M: 0.00, Conceded: 1.00 1942: Rangers are beaten 1-0 by St Mirren in the Continue Reading

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