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    • Rangers Links & Rangers FC - All you need to know

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    • Rangers FC - All you need to know

      A Rangers Glossary

      Bears / Teddy Bears
      A nickname for the Rangers support/-ers, much like ‘Teddy Bears’. It is rhyming slang for ‘Gers, which in turn is an abbreviation of ‘Rangers’ and is pronounced /berrs/ in broad Glaswegian.

      Another nickname for a Rangers supporter, deriving from the famous blue colour of the Rangers’ jersey.

      The club was officially founded in 1873 when it held its first annual meeting and elected their staff, though it was already playing under its name in May 1872.

      An often used abbreviation of ‘Rangers’ which eventually via rhyming slang gave birth to another nickname, ‘Bears’.

      Glasgow Rangers
      Both names of the famous Glaswegian club – Rangers and Glasgow Rangers - are accepted as official, even though the club as such was founded as ‘The Rangers Football Club’. While in the world of football as well as nigh every person in Britain knows who is spoken about when the name Rangers is mentioned, in Europe the city’s name is added for convenience. The same goes, for example, for Germany’s Bayern Munich. Rangers are a public limited company, if you want to know any share issues, look here.

      Follow Follow
      Follow Follow’ is the name of a song sung by Rangers supports all over the world, which can with some conviction being termed the club’s official anthem. It can be heard wherever the Rangers go, with various versions being aired.

      Though the straits be broad or narrow,
      It's follow, we will! Follow we will, follow we will!
      Though the straits be broad or narrow,
      We follow we will, we will follow in the footsteps of our team!

      Follow, follow! We will follow Rangers,
      Everywhere, anywhere we will follow on,
      Follow, follow! We will follow Rangers,
      If they go to Dublin we will follow on!

      ‘Follow Follow’ - often abbreviated as ‘FF’ - is also the name of a Rangers fanzine and its namesake website – which is accompanied by a “notorious” and outspoken board.

      Ibrox - A goddess lives here. Her name is Victory!
      Officially called Ibrox Stadium but also known and referred to as Ibrox Park - this is the home of Rangers. Named after the district of Glasgow in which it is located, Ibrox has been home to the Rangers since it opened in 1899. Previous “homes” had been Flesher’s Haugh on Glasgow Green, Burnbank (Kelvinbridge), Kinning Park and finally, while Ibrox was build, Third Lanark’s homeground, Cathkin Park.
      The all-seater stadium has a capacity of just about 51,100.

      Light Blues
      One of the many nicknames of the Rangers, coming from the colour of the jersey.

      Murray Park
      The training facility of Rangers FC, opened in 2001 and located in Auchenhowie, Milngavie. It features indoor and out-door playing grounds, sometimes also used by the reserves, youth and ladies teams for their home games.

      N.I.A.R. – Nine in a row
      One of the most successful spells of the team and well established in living memory: a sequence of successive Scottish league title wins, stretching from 1989 to 1997. The first trophy was won under the guidance of Graeme Souness, while the next eight came to Ibrox under the stewardship of Walter Smith. They also won three Scottish Cups and five League Cups during this spell, including the Treble in 1993, a season when they had a 44-game unbeaten run. That year, they almost reached the Champions League final too, only to be denied by group opponents Olympique Marseille on the last day of the group phase. (The French were soon after found guilty of match fixing and financial irregularities and demoted from the French top flight, their Champions League results stood though.)

      Old Firm
      When being thought of as a unity Celtic F.C. and Rangers F.C., i.e. Glasgow’s two big football teams, are often denominated as the ‘Old Firm’. The origin of this title has never been determined, but common belief is that the rivalry between these two clubs have drawn many a customer or supporter of the football game to one side of the Old Firm and this provided them with an income which would else had gone to other teams. Thus, the ‘Old Firm’ benefited from this rivalry much like a company would. Given the Old Firm’s dominance of the game in Scotland one can hardly argue successfully against such a notion.

      The name by which the club is known throughout the football world. Many more sides exists who also bear this name, but given their prominence and success in the early days of British and European football, the Glasgow side established themselves as prime contenders for anything that goes by the name and every follower of the game knows which team is meant by ‘Rangers’ now. (See also ‘Glasgow Rangers’ for more explanations.)

      Ready or Aye Ready is the motto depicted on the club’s crest. It originally was ‘Aye Work Awa’ before being turned into ‘Ready Aye Ready’, ‘Aye Ready’ and since 1966 just ‘Ready’.

      Welcher Spruch genau und ab wann benutzt wurde, läßt sich kaum sagen, seit 1928 gibt es allerdings Ready bereits and der alten Stadionwand:

      The Legions
      A nickname given to the Rangers supporters, these days more often in song though. Rangers have always drawn large crowds and wherever the club travels throughout the world, the Legions will follow and support their side.

      The Stands
      Broomloan Road, Copland Road, Govan Road, Main Stand (Edmiston Drive)

      ‘We are the People’
      A line often sung and aired by Rangers supporters these days. The origin is still debated, though most people seem to agree that it comes from the Biblical Psalm 95:7, saying: “He is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care.” As a chant it appeared during the late 1990s, the line can also be found in various Rangers songs before that though.

      ‘We welcome the chase’
      Part of a speech attributed to one of Rangers’ managers, Bill Struth (see post 7). These days most often used in reference to the club’s world record 54 league titles, mocking supporters of other teams of supposedly “record holding” teams.
      Gæð a Wyrd swa hio scel!

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    • Need to know

      Barcelona 1972
      The year in which Rangers won the European Cupwinner’s Cup, beating Dynamo Moscow in the final by 3 goals to 2.

      BJK – ‘Big Jock Knew’
      Part of a chant, mocking the Celtic support. One of Celtic’s youth coaches, Jim Torbett, was caught laying hands on young boys in his care and later on it became known that the manager at the time, “Big Jock” Stein knew about it.

      Build my Gallows
      A song sometimes aired for long spells during away games, telling the story of a Ulster freedom fighter sentenced to death.

      I am a Loyal Ulster man
      They say this day that I must hang
      Cause I fought the IRA
      They say that I must pay
      Well they say this day that I must hang.

      So build my gallows build them high
      That I might see before I die
      The Antrim glen and the hills of County Down
      And I'll see again the lights of home.

      A football club of Glasgow, though where exactly in Ireland Glasgow is, has yet to be determined … (see Fenian for more details)

      Derry’s Walls
      A song whose chorus is often sung by the Rangers support, meant to inspire the team and fellow supporters. It refers to a battle between Catholic troops marching on Derry, whose walls were guarded successfully by Protestants, amongst them the much celebrated apprentice boys.

      And the cry was: No surrender!
      Surrender, or yell die, die, die!
      With heart, and hand, and sword, and shield,
      We’ll guard Old Derry’s walls!

      Father’s Advice
      One of the chants that can often be heard at Rangers games …

      Remember our fathers brave and bold,
      As they fought for Ulster's cause in far of lands, fuck Bobby Sands - he’s deid!
      For me father said to me: I must join the Y.C.V.,
      With a rifle and a pistol in my hand.

      … with a militant background of the days when fighting the I.R.A. with a weapon in your hand was very much on the agenda in Ulster. Nowadays, it is more or less a song to get the people going, though the hardliners may disagree.

      Let’s start off with the definition of the word in one of the world’s leading publications on the matter: James MacKillop’s - Oxford Dictionary of Celtic Mythology.

      Neologism (DB, i.e., a new meaning for an older word) coined in 1804 by charlatan scholar Col. Charles Vallancey. Although apparently derived from Féni, a name for early, landed freeholders, Vallancey used it as an anglicization for fianna (DB, i.e., "warrior band"). In many 19th century writers, e.g. Sir Walter Scott, Fenian pertains to stories of Fionn mac Cumhaill. The ambiguous reference to both fianna and Fionn persists in the naming of the Fenian Cycle. In 1858 "Fenian" was adopted as an alternate name for the Irish Republican Brotherhood, a secret revolutionary society dedicated to the overthrow of English authority in Ireland. Never fully quashed, Fenian activity in the British Isles and North Amercia peaked in 1866-7. In the 20th century "Fenian" popularly denotes Republican anti-British activity, especially in the six counties of Ulster, still part of the United Kingdom.
      (ODoCM, p.210)

      Féni, Féne. Name for the Goidels, allegedly the thrid invaders (sic!) of early Ireland, in their own language; the Féni followed the Érainn and the Lagin. Unlike their predecssors, the Féni are said to have migrated directly to Ireland from the Continent, not by the way of Britain. In early Irish usage, the term Féni implies the old, aboriginal, purest population, i.e. free land-tillers, as opposed to servants and slaves; honorifically, Féni implies 'true' Irish. In the Brehon Laws of early Ireland, the term fénechas denoted those laws applying to freeholders.

      Féni is unrelated to the term fianna, although the neologism (i.e. new word for an old meaning/word) Fenian was dervived from a confusion between the two terms.

      James MacKillop; Oxford Dictionary of Celtic Mythology, 1998, p.209f

      When a Rangers supporter uses this term, s/he does not refer to anything else but the terrorist group mentioned above or their supporters. No anti-Irish sentiments or the like, as modern day press- and media folk like to impart into anything the Bluenoses sing or utter.
      The Bears usually denominate the Celtic support as Fenians (much like the latter call themselves too (sic!)), as well as anyone connected to the I.R.A., which essentially is nothing but a successor of these “Fenians”. The term as such is not religious or sectarian, unless used in the context of Roman Catholics of Irish descent. Other than common opinion, the latter is not the pre-eminent notion when common Rangers supporters address those of Celtic as Fenians. For the Celtic support revels in the traditions of the "Fenian" I.R.A. terrorists, glorifying their personnel and deeds in many a song. People who are responsible for the deaths of more than 1,800 British citizens.

      Here's your everyday Celt for you.
      Gæð a Wyrd swa hio scel!

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    • FTP – F*ck the Pope
      A line that was a prominent attachment to some songs in the 1990s, first and foremost to annoy the Celtic support. For the sake of the argument that led to the banning of this add-on, the line actually sung was shortened by the prosecutors, as it usually goes like this: "F*ck the Pope and the I.R.A." which in turn clearly denotes the intended targets, something you might guess by now.

      Member of the Orange Order, a Protestant organization rooted in Northern Ireland. Their symbol, the orange sash, gave rise to a song that also features highly amongst the Rangers supporters’ playlist, The Sash my father wore.

      The Rangers songbook has oftentimes been described as being filled with many militant Protestant song, praising some battles and heroes of times long gone by, especially in the Northern Irish struggles against the Irish Catholic kings. They also supported the military and paramilitary forces in Ulster, dedicated to fight the terrorists of the I.R.A. et al. Though many Rangers supporters share the same sentiments these days, the support much like the politicians have indeed moved on. That does not stop them from singing these rousing songs when Rangers are playing, either to get themselves going or to annoy and mock the support of Celtic, who indulge in their pro-Ireland and sadly pro-I.R.A. stance wherever they go. It should be noted here, that the latter do not promote a picture of Ireland and its people here, for the Irish hardly care about that Scottish team who supports terrorists of times gone by. For some strange reason it is the Rangers support, singing pro-British songs, that is being targeted by the Scottish press as being discriminatory or sectarian or even racist. You cannot make that up …
      There are lots of songs about the club itself too, songs to get the people going and support the team. Some of which have been compiled in my Songbook. On of the most prominent songs - which is aired in spine-crawling volumes - goes like this ...

      We are Rangers!
      We are Rangers!
      No-one likes us,
      We don't care!
      We hate Celtic,
      Fenian bastards,
      And we chase them,

      'The Billy Boys' / TBB
      A Glasgow street gang during the 1920s, not related to football et al whatsoever. They happened to target Catholics and out of that rose, once again in a sense of mockery, a song which has been sung by the Rangers support at each and every occasion. It has installed fear in many an opponent’s team, as the whole of Ibrox reverberated to the sound of …

      Hello, Hello,
      We are the Billy Boys!
      Hello, Hello,
      You'll know us by our noise,
      We're up to our knees in Fenian blood,
      Surrender or you'll die!
      For we are the Bridgeton Billy Boys!

      In 2007, UEFA, upon the influence of people back in Scotland (you know who), demanded Rangers to stop their support from singing this “discriminatory” song during their games. All versions of the song were thus banned, which does obviously not stop any other Scottish team to sing it still, with a slightly changed wording. Why UEFA banned it is still a mystery to many, since Fenian, as presented above, does not mean “the Irish”, but is clearly related to the football context, i.e. the Celtic support and their love for the I.R.A. terrorists. You may call it offensive, of course, for walking in someone's blood is not something UEFA would want football supporters to do.

      The “Famine Song”
      This is actually not a song, but just a chant, of which only the following lines are being aired by the Rangers support:

      Well your Famine is over
      Why don't you go home?

      The song as such does not target the Irish, or even worse, the large amount of dead the Famine did cause back 200 years ago. It actually mocks the Celtic support’s love for a country not their own (just have a look at their ground, the banners presented, the chants and songs their support indulges on, and you get the meaning). Of course, the tone of their songs is actually quite militant, praising people who killed thousands of Britons and Irishmen alike, as well as those who kill British soldiers all over the world these days. Make of that what you will. The “Famine Song” simply asks these deluded people up there at Parkhead: if you love that land so much,
      why don’t you go home? (Of course, as presented above, the Irish don’t want them!)
      The full-length song of the “Dirty Blighters” sprang up after the chant was introduced and is, as such never been sung at a Rangers game. Which does not exactly say that the support feels opposed to the lines therein.

      The Sash
      A much celebrated and often-sung tune, which tells the story of an Ulsterman and his feelings about the Orange Order’s sash that his father and forefathers wore. Not exactly linked to the Rangers as such, but the Protestant tradition amongst their support. At the grounds, you’ll most likely encounter the refrain:

      It is old but it is beautiful and it's colours they are fine,
      It was worn at Derry, Aughrim, Enniskillen and the Boyne,
      My father wore it when a youth, in those bygone days of yore,
      And it's on the Twelfth I love to wear the sash my father wore.

      In West Central Scotland “Tim” is a nickname for a Roman Catholic. When used in Rangers songs and speech, Tim usually – and more often than not solely - refers to the Celtic support, supporters or players.

      (To be continued ...)
      Gæð a Wyrd swa hio scel!

    • The speech attributed to William Struth, featuring the much celbrated "We welcome the case!" line:

      “ I have been lucky – lucky in those who were around me from the boardroom to the dressing-room. In time of stress, their unstinted support, unbroken devotion to our club and calmness in adversity eased the task of making Rangers FC the premier club in this country.

      To be a Ranger is to sense the sacred trust of upholding all that such a name means in this shrine of football. They must be true in their conception of what the Ibrox tradition seeks from them. No true Ranger has ever failed in the tradition set him.

      Our very success, gained you will agree by skill, will draw more people than ever to see it. And that will benefit many more clubs than Rangers. Let others come after us. We welcome the chase. It is healthy for all of us. We will never hide from it. Never fear, inevitably we will have our years of failure, and when they arrive, we must reveal tolerance and sanity. No matter the days of anxiety that come our way, we shall emerge stronger because of the trials to be overcome. That has been the philosophy of the Rangers since the days of the gallant pioneers

      That is the story of the Rangers. They have had good times and bad times, critical times and times of exultation. No club with the same modest origin can claim so distinguished a record of achievement.

      They were not born in the lap of luxury. They have been the architects of their own fortune, and, simply because of that, they have become equipped with the moral resistive force to grapple with adversity, which is better than being coddled in the cradle and whining when the wind blows cold.

      May all who look upon the old club with a friendly eye stand prepared, by precept or example, to protect its interests and its good name”

      William Struth Rangers Manager, 1920 to 1954
      Gæð a Wyrd swa hio scel!

    • No Catholics in the Blue? You're having a laugh! Pre-Souness ...

      Archie 'Punch' Kyle 1904 - 1908
      Willie Kivlichan 1906 - 1907
      Colin Mainds 1906 - 1907
      Tom Murray 1907 - 1908
      Pat Lafferty 1886 (before Celtic existed)
      Tom Dunbar 1891 - 1892
      J Tutty 1899 - 1900
      William Brown 1912
      Joe Donnachie c.1914 - 1918
      John Jackson 1917
      Laurie Blyth 1951 - 1952
      Don Kichenbrand 1955 - 1956
      Hugh O'Neill 1976
      John Spencer 1984

      Different select (needs double checking)
      Archie Kyle
      Willie “Doc” Kivlichan (Who, like Johnston, was an Ex-Celtic player)
      Colin Mainds
      Tom Murray
      Pat Lafferty
      Johnny Jackson
      James Tutty
      Tom Dunbar (Brother of Michael Dunbar who became a Celtic director)
      Joe Donnachie
      Hugh O’Neill
      Constantine McGhie
      Don Kichenbrand
      Laurie Blyth
      John Spencer
      John Clare
      Johnny Kennedy
      Charles McCafferty (Never made a first team appearance)
      Daniel Divers
      Chris Houston
      John Manners
      Bob Cleary
      George (or Gorg) Banciewicz
      Eddie Devenney
      Terry Sloan
      Brian Grubb
      Edward Devlin
      Andy Casey
      Tom Cassidy
      Bob "Dancer" Dunn
      Peter Mone
      "Starry" McLachlan,

      Then followed Maurice "Mo" Johnston and dozens of foreigners like Amato, Cuellar, Caniggia, Albertz etc., who were all Catholics or the like.

      Ergänzend zu oben ...

      Catholics who signed for Rangers before Johnston include, before the end of World War I: Pat Lafferty (1886), Tom Dunbar (1891–1892), J Tutty (1899–1900), Archie Kyle (1904–1908), Willie Kivlichan (1906–1907), Colin Mainds (1906–1907), Tom Murray (1907–1908), William Brown (1912), Joe Donnachie (circa.1914–1918) and John Jackson (1917). Thereafter, Catholic players prior to Mo Johnston's signing include: Laurie Blyth (1951–1952), Don Kitchenbrand (1955–1956), Hugh O'Neill (1976), John Spencer (1985–1992)

      (Bill Murray, The Old Firm – Sectarianism, Sport and Society in Scotland (John Donald Publishers, 1984) pp 64–5
      Gæð a Wyrd swa hio scel!

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    • Gut zu wissen:

      The BBC and ITV + channel 4 & 5 have been outside the BskyB umbrella for a few years now mate. All you have to do is point your dish at Astra2a 28.2 east. I think you will need a 80cm dish as you are outwith the UK footprint. It really is as easy as that. Believe me I am watching BBC Scotland at this moment in Holland.
      Gæð a Wyrd swa hio scel!

    • A bit of history which was never counted.

      All in all Rangers won 25 out of the 34 domestic trophies up for grabs in the WW2 and they came about as follows:

      1939-40 - Regional League Western Division.
      Scottish Emergency War Cup. - Dundee Utd were beaten 1-0 in the final attended by 90,000.
      Glasgow Cup - Queens Park were defeated in the final by three goals to one.
      Charity Cup - Rangers won this 7-2 on corners after a 1-1 draw against Clyde.
      The semi final at Ibrox saw a delightful 5-1 demolition job of Celtic. A Grand Slam of minor proportions.

      1940-41 - Southern League
      Southern League Cup - Two matches were required to defeat Hearts at the final stage. A 4-2 win in the replay after a 1-1 draw.
      Charity Cup - Three nil v Thistle
      Two Cups were lost at the final stage this season. The Glasgow Cup to Celtic at Ibrox 1-0 and in the Summer Cup Hibs pipped the light blues 3-2 in the final. The quarter final home leg produced a staggering 5-5 draw against Hamilton after a 3-1 win in the first leg.

      1941-42 this was another lesser Grand Slam season of sorts - Southern League; although it did include a severe 8-1 drubbing at Easter Road
      Glasgow Cup - Clyde were thrashed 6-0 in the final after the team had defeated Celtic by the odd goal in five in the semi.
      Southern League Cup - Twenty years after their last final encounter, Morton stood between Rangers and a trophy and a Gillick goal was all that separated the sides.
      Charity Cup - Clyde again were the final opponents and it was won by a much tighter margin of 3-1.
      Summer Cup - A revenge of sorts was taken on Hibs but only by the toss of the coin after the match finished all square on goals (0-0) and corners (2-2) Not the best way to win I suppose.

      1942-43 - Southern League, including a rather jolly 8-1 Ne'erday battering of Celtic.
      Glasgow Cup - Thirds beaten in the final 5-2.
      Southern League Cup - won 11-3 on corners against Falkirk after a 1-1 draw during the match.
      The Charity Cup was lost at the first hurdle with Clyde exacting a wee bit of revenge for the previous season, winning 2-1 at Ibrox.
      The Summer Cup saw St Mirren heading off into the Paisley sunset with the trophy, beating Rangers 1-0 in the final. In the Q/F 1st leg Rangers won 4-1 at CP and the second leg saw another emphatic Rangers victory, this time by four goals to nil. So that was two 8-1 victories over Celtic in the same season. Which is nice; nice, nice, nice.

      1943-44 - Southern League
      Both the Glasgow and Charity Cups were won and both finals were against Clyde by margins of 2-0 and 2-1 respectively.
      Hibs beat Rangers in the Summer Cup final by six corners to five after a 0-0 draw before 63,000. There were 90,000 at the Old Firm semi final when Rangers beat Celtic 4-2.

      1944-45 - Southern League
      Southern League Cup. Motherwell were beaten by the odd goal in three in the final in front of 70,000. There was a pretty astonishing 87,000 against Queens Park in the previous round. No doubt Celtic apologists will be telling us that Bill Struth got the entire Rangers support, jobs in the shipyards, too.
      Both the Glasgow and Charity Cups were retained and this time Celtic were the final protagonists on both occasions. So another lesser Grand Slam had been achieved.

      1945-46 this was something of a mixed bag of a season. The Southern League was won and so too was the Charity Cup. A Thornton brace against Third Lanark bringing home the bacon.
      Clyde beat Rangers in the Glasgow Cup at the semi final stage by four goals to three. Aberdeen then defeated Rangers 3-2 in the Southern League Cup final before 135,000 at Hampden to record their first national trophy.
      The SFA then asked that the cup be returned so that it could be competed for as the last trophy of the wartime era; The Victory Cup. There were 61,000 at Ibrox to see Falkirk in the Q/F 2nd leg. Then 90,000 rolled up to watch a 0-0 Old Firm semi final draw and 50,000 turned up for the 2-0 replay stroll. Hibs who were by now far and away Rangers strongest challengers domestically awaited in the final and 100,000 witnessed a 3-1 Rangers win. The trophy is still in the Ibrox trophy room to this day.
      Gæð a Wyrd swa hio scel!

    • Every time I see someone wearing a Rangers top it makes me smile. It can even make my day when I’m far away from Scotland. And I don’t give a second thought to their politics, creed, religion or nationality – ultimately I have a bond with them on the one thing that transcends all – the Famous Glasgow Rangers. My team.
      Gæð a Wyrd swa hio scel!

    • Some more info on the War-time games:

      Actually 7 full leagues were played during WW2


      Division 1 (this is only short campaign)
      Rangers 1st, Celtic 4th when it finished

      Full Campaign
      Rangers 1st, Celtic 13th

      War cup - Rangers winners

      1940-41 League
      Rangers 1st, Celtic 5th

      League Cup - Rangers Winners

      1941-42 League
      Rangers 1st, Celtic 3rd

      League Cup - Rangers Winners

      1942-43 League

      Rangers 1st, Celtic 10th

      League Cup Winners - Rangers

      1943-44 League

      Rangers 1st, Celtic 2nd

      League Cup Winners - Hibs beat us 6-5 on corners, included in their honours

      1944-45 League
      Rangers 1st, Celtic 2nd

      League Cup Winners - Rangers

      1945-46 League
      Rangers 1st, Celtic 4th

      League Cup Winners - Aberdeen, included in their honours

      There seems no justification for these other clubs including honours and ours not standing, as well as Celtic including theirs for WW1.

      As well as winning 7 titles we also won 5 cups, 4 league cups and a war cup.

      In total we do not count 12 trophies in total.
      Gæð a Wyrd swa hio scel!

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