Rangers F.C.

Ally McCoist praises Rangers for Scottish Third Division title

Ally McCoist. Photo: Reuters

Rangers manager Ally McCoist has praised his players for overcoming "the most traumatic time in the club's history" to complete the first part of their long journey back to the top of Scottish soccer by clinching the Third Division title.

Monday, 1 April, 2013, 3:39am

Kitchee coach throws in towel after Rangers loss

Kitchee coach Josep Gombau. Photo: Felix Wong

Kitchee remains second in the standings, but is now six points adrift of leaders South China, who become the hot favourites with seven matches left for both teams.

1 Feb 2013 - 2:45am

Rangers boss McCoist insists Motherwell are Cup favourites

Rangers manager Ally McCoist says Motherwell should be regarded as favourites as the sides prepare to clash in the third round of the League Cup at Ibrox tonight.

The tie marks Rangers' first meeting with top-flight opposition since the "newco" were denied entry to the Scottish Premier League and voted into the bottom tier of the Scottish Football League in the summer.

26 Sep 2012 - 2:46am

10-man Citizen in upset

Wang Xuanhong struck twice as 10-man Citizen beat Bulova Rangers 3-2 to go second in the Coolpoint First Division League yesterday.

In the other match of the double-header at Mong Kok Stadium, Happy Valley were held to a 1-1 draw by WoFoo Tai Po in a lacklustre affair.

14 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Bredbury ready for Rangers role

Newly appointed Rangers coach Tim Bredbury is hoping for a bright start as he launches a new chapter in his career.

The former Hong Kong international has taken on his first-ever First Division coaching job this summer, replacing Shanghainese Fan Zhiyi, who has returned to China after a disappointing spell with the club as player/coach.

27 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Rangers nab Fan

Former Chinese national team captain and Crystal Palace defender Fan Zhiyi has joined Hong Kong side Buler Rangers as a player-coach, it was reported yesterday.

'If the team needs me as a coach, I'll try to do a better job in a coaching position. If the team needs me on the pitch, I'll be there, be it 10 minutes or 20 minutes,' Fan said in footage aired on Cable TV.

8 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Rangers go clear with win over South China

Unbeaten Buler Rangers are not thinking about the league title just yet, but they put themselves in an excellent position after a surprise 2-0 win over South China at Mongkok Stadium last night. A double strike in the first half for their fifth win of the campaign had Rangers team manager Philip Lee Fai-lap grinning from ear to ear.

20 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Rangers have bigger fish to fry in top-of-the-table clash

Having battled against relegation for years, former minnows Buler Rangers could grab pole position for the first time in more than a decade if they topple league leaders South China tonight.

19 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Celtic coach refuses to concede

Celtic coach Josef Venglos refused to concede his side had thrown away their last chance of retaining the Scottish League title after a costly 0-0 draw at Kilmarnock.

Victory for the champions would have cut the deficit on leaders Rangers to seven points but an uninspiring performance means Celtic now trail by nine points with eight Premier League games left.

23 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Rangers beat Motherwell 2-1

All sentiment was put on hold as Rangers thumped two goals past former goalkeeper Andy Goram to beat Motherwell 2-1 and move 13 points clear at the top of the Scottish Premier League.

Goram had received a deafening welcome from the 49,483 fans inside Ibrox Stadium - a tribute to his part in Rangers' nine successive league titles.

15 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Latvian's last-ditch effort gives victory to Yee Hope

A late goal plunged Rangers further into the mire when they lost 3-2 to fellow strugglers Yee Hope in an Ericsson League relegation encounter at Mongkok Stadium last night.

Rangers, who blew a 3-0 lead against relegation-doomed Five-One-Seven in a 3-3 draw on Sunday, dropped points again after leading.

25 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Maher to take action on sacking

FORMER Rangers defender John Maher is to take his old club to a Hong Kong Football Association tribunal tomorrow claiming he was unfairly released from his contract.

Maher was told by Rangers' management his services were no longer required following his club's 2-1 defeat by South China at the Siu Sai Wan Stadium on December 8.

28 Dec 1997 - 12:00am


Scottish champions Rangers managed only a 3-3 home draw with struggling Aberdeen ahead of Tuesday's UEFA Cup first-round visit to Strasbourg.

After twice being ahead in the Scottish league clash, Rangers were left with just a point after John Inglis equalised in the 78th minute.

15 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Dundee United shocked Scottish League Cup

A stunning extra-time volley by Dundee United substitute Gary McSwegan consigned holders Rangers to a shock Scottish League Cup quarter-final exit at Ibrox Park.

McSwegan's goal six minutes into extra-time gave United a 1-0 win over a Rangers team deprived of several internationals who were on World Cup duty.

11 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Arsenal to face Rangers

ARSENAL have been given the go-ahead by London police to stage a testimonial match for full-back Nigel Winterburn against Glasgow Rangers.

25 Apr 1997 - 12:00am