Rangers FC – Founding Member of the Scottish Football League
Rangers F.C. – Founding Member of the Scottish Football League: Rangers F.C. is a football team that is a part of the Scottish Football League’s Third Division. The team is based in Glasgow, Scotland and uses the Ibrox Stadium as their home ground. The team was founded in 1872. The team was one of the founding teams of the Scottish Football League. The team had remained in the top division of Scotland until the 2011-2012 season. History: The Rangers was founded by four people: Willima McBeath, Peter Campbell, Peter McNeil and his brother Moses McNeil. The first match of the team, which was a friendly match, resulted in a draw.
The Rangers had faced the Callander at the time. A year later, the team’s members had held the first annual meeting of the Rangers F.C. to elect its officials. Six years later, in 1876, the team had signed up its first international player, Moses McNeil. The team had their first major cup when they competed against Vale of Leven in the Glasgow Merchant’s Charity Cup. Grounds: The Rangers had used various grounds as a venue in their home plays in Glasgow from 1972 to 1899. The first ground that they have used was the Flesher’s Haugh. They then used the Burnbank. The team had then stayed in the Kinning Park for ten years during the mid-1870s to mid 1880s. Before the Rangers F.C. has moved to the Ibrox Park, they have used the Cathkin Park prior to the move for the 1886-1887 season.
The Murray Park is the training facility of the Rangers since 2001, when it was completed – three years after it was suggested by the team’s former manager, Dick Advocaat, when the latter had joined the team. Records: The Rangers had made some astounding records in the football world. The most impressive record that the has is the 100% winning percentage during the 1898-1899 season. The team had also achieved the highest attendance with more than 140,000 fans when they faced the Hibernian Football Club. They had also set the highest British record home attendance, having 118, 567 spectators present at their match against the Celtic F.C. The Rangers had also achieved the highest scoring match during its match against the Blairgowrie, which finished at 14-2. The team had also achieved the record league victory by scoring a 10-0 wins-loss record against the Hibernia during the 1898 season. The Rangers F.C had also set a record for having the most trophies won on tournaments, taking home 116 of them.