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Rangers fans’ poll: happy with the season so far?

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via Four Lads Had A Dream | An earlier entry published on the site today discussed where Ibroxnoise.co.uk stands on the issue of judging Rangers’ form on the pitch so far this season, but what about its readers? With 19 matches gone in all competitions and ...

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Quarterly season report: are Rangers good enough?

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via Four Lads Had A Dream | When Rangers lost at Easter Road on Sunday week, to call the reaction a meltdown was putting it mildly. Many fans turned on players, on each other, and suddenly Rangers were terrible and all hell had broken loose. After ...

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On this day – November 9th

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via Rangers Today | Rangers’ record on this day – P: 26 W: 19 D: 5 L: 2 GD: +52 F: 80 A: 28 Win %: 73.08% Average Goals Scored P/M: 3.08, Conceded: 1.08 1878: Rangers thump Parkgrove 8-2 in the Scottish Cup 3rd… Continue Reading

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Shot Chart: Visualizing Expected Goals from Rangers win over Alloa

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via Rangers Report | Martyn Waghorn, courtesy of RFC written by – Rangers Report The recent addition of Mike Driggs to the Rangers Report team promises to take our presentation of data to another level.  While so much of our work has revolved around the number crunching of statistical data, Driggs speciality ...

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Warburton reveals the biggest area of concern on the pitch

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via Four Lads Had A Dream | Mark Warburton has admitted Rangers’ defence remains a key area of concern, despite his side’s rampant 4-0 victory versus Alloa at Ibrox this weekend. Speaking after the match, he alluded to the swift counters from the Wasps which nearly ...

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A quick word on “financial doping”

A quick word on “financial doping”

by Dougie Wright | Guest Contributor It’s a cold winter’s night in the East End of Glasgow. Temperatures have plummeted and a stiff breeze swirls around the Parkhead car park. However, that has failed to dampen the cheer of the small group of supporters who ...

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How Gedion Zelalem beat his critics

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via Four Lads Had A Dream | Without a shadow of a doubt, Arsenal’s on-loan playmaker Gedion Zelalem had enjoyed a stellar first quarter of the season at Ibrox. Arsene Wenger clearly trusted Rangers’ manager Mark Warburton to help get the USA youth international some first-team ...

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Controlled Zone Entries: Rangers v Alloa Athletic

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via Rangers Report | James Tavernier, courtesy of RFC written by – Rangers Report Note:  For an explanation of this statistic, please read this introductory post. Player CZE Pos Res Success Rate Highlighted Team results James Tavernier 14 7 0.50 3 shots, corner Barrie McKay 13 8 0.62 ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Goal Creation Graphs from Rangers win over Alloa

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via Rangers Report | An exciting addition to the data that this site provides is the work of Mike Driggs who runs the Rangers Supporters Club in Portland, Oregon. These Goal Creation Graphs chart how each Rangers goal is scored – from where the play begins, to ...

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Analytical Match Report: Rangers 4 Alloa Athletic 0

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via Rangers Report | courtesy of RFC written by – Rangers Report This aim of this Analytical Match Report is to enhance the analysis of Rangers performance by providing a variety of advanced stats from the game.  Explanations of these stats can be found in our tutorial ...

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Rangers HMRC verdict – some people worth listening to

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via Four Lads Had A Dream | With a colossal fallout still lingering over the BTC appeal, and feverish demands within the lower annals of Scottish football that Rangers be stripped of their titles, it is worth acquiring a little perspective. To that extent, here are ...

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On this day – November 7th

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via Rangers Today | Rangers’ record on this day – P: 26 W: 19 D: 5 L: 2 GD: +32 F: 65 A: 33 Win %: 65.38% Average Goals Scored P/M: 2.50, Conceded: 1.27 1874: Rangers defeat Barrhead 4-1 at Flesher’s Haugh in a… Continue Reading

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We Welcome the Chase Podcast: Halloween Spleen

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via Rangers Report | Jason Holt & Lee Wallace Rangers Report is very please to announce a partnership with the We Welcome the Chase podcast.  Snagsy, Baz, Simmy & the rest of the WWTC team will be infusing the fancy stats compiled for each Rangers match into their review of the recent ...

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EBT fallout – Scottish football and its amusing meltdown

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via Four Lads Had A Dream | Over the past few days, foul old wounds have been reopened by certain sectors of Scottish football, following a successful appeal by HMRC (at the third time of asking) against the original 2012 BTC verdict. From Rangers’ colossal form ...

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The return of stripping titles, the TOMOblog and more

The return of stripping titles, the TOMOblog and more

by Scott Ferguson | Guest Contributor I tried to restrain myself – I wasn’t going to do it. I haven’t written an opinion piece on anything Rangers for quite a while. I had moved on. Writing frequently for WATP Magazine, I was enjoying focusing on ...

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Match Preview: Rangers vs Alloa Athletic

Match Preview: Rangers vs Alloa Athletic

Miller scores in the last encounter between the two sides. by Calvin Campbell | Contributor Rangers march into action in the SPFL Championship once more this coming Saturday, this time the opponents coming in the form of Danny Lennon’s Alloa Athletic who currently prop up the ...

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On this day – November 6th

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via Rangers Today | Rangers’ record on this day –P: 14 W: 12 D: 1 L: 1 GD: +43 F: 53 A: 10 Win %: 85.71% Average Goals Scored P/M: 3.79, Conceded: 0.71 1875: A John Campbell hat-trick and a goal from Moses McNeil… Continue Reading

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BTC: You can have your own opinion, not your own facts

BTC: You can have your own opinion, not your own facts

by Andy McKellar | Editor Emeritus The bizarre world of Scottish football has once again been enveloped with the kind of hysteria and hyperbole that accompanies just about any Rangers-related story these days after it was announced yesterday that HM Revenue & Customs had been ...

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Tax case seems lost, but what exactly was the sporting advantage?

Tax case seems lost, but what exactly was the sporting advantage?

by James Black | Guest Contributor The taxman finally won. After years of going to and fro with investigations and appeals HMRC finally received a judgement in their favour at the Court of Session yesterday. The masses were right. Rangers had cheated the public purse. Sir David ...

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A look at Rangers v Alloa

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via Rangers Today | Rangers’ record v Alloa P: 17 W: 11 D: 5 L: 1 GD: +41 F: 54 A: 13 Win %: 64.71% Average Goals Scored P/M: 3.18, Conceded: 0.76 In the League (Home record) – P: 7 (3) W: 4 (1)… Continue Reading

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