Rangers' friendship with Stoke still strong after all these years

THE association between Rangers and Stoke City stretches back nearly 80 years.

Loading Comments
Charity golf winners, from left, supporter Karl Menzies, Andy Goram, Stoke and England legend Gordon Banks, Gordon Dalziel and Derek Johnstone

Rangers toast the health of the reigning monarch by drinking from the Loving Cup given to them by Stoke in 1937 in the first home game of the New Year.

The relationship looks set to blossom further with the annual charity cycle that left Ibrox for the Britannia Stadium yesterday.

I helped Rangers beat Stoke in a charity golf event along with Gordon Dalziel, Andy Goram and supporter Karl Menzies last week.

This photograph shows Andy, Gordon and I being presented with the Riders Cup by Stoke and England legend Gordon Banks.

Friendships like the one with Stoke are so important to Rangers.


Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.


Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

Good luck Nicola Sturgeon and support Glasgow’s homesless caseworkers.




Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Columnist Michelle McManus is Sussed in the City, and loves to chat about anything and everything.

Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You Couldn't Make This Up

It’s rubbish getting rid of trash, isn’t it?

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.