1956-57

1950s
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Manager: Scot Symon

Home: Ibrox Stadium

Division One Winners: Rangers

Scottish Cup Winners: Falkirk

League Cup Winners: Celtic


Match Results

Round Competition Date     Venue Outcome Opponents For Agt Crowd
Section 2 League Cup Aug 11 Sat H W East Fife 3 0 51,000
Section 2 League Cup   15 Wed a L Celtic 1 2 45,000
Section 2 League Cup   18 Sat a W Aberdeen 6 2 35,000
Section 2 League Cup   25 Sat a W East Fife 4 1 18,000
Section 2 League Cup   29 Wed H D Celtic 0 0 84,000
Section 2 League Cup Sep 1 Sat H W Aberdeen 4 1 48,000
  Division 1   8 Sat a D Airdrie 3 3 18,000
  Division 1   15 Sat H L Kilmarnock 0 1 30,000
Division 1   22 Sat a W Celtic 2 0 53,000
  Division 1   29 Sat H W Ayr Utd 3 1 27,000
  Division 1 Oct 6 Sat a W St Mirren 2 1 28,700
  Division 1   13 Sat H W Partick Thistle 4 1 38,000
1st European Cup   24 Wed H W Nice 2 1 65,000
  Division 1 Nov 3 Sat H W Hibs 5 3 45,000
  Division 1   10 Sat H L Motherwell 2 3 63,000
1st European Cup   14 Wed a L Nice 1 2 12,000
  Division 1   17 Sat a W Falkirk 2 0 19,000
  Division 1   24 Sat H W Aberdeen 3 1 29,100
Decider European Cup   28 Wed n L Nice 1 3 15,000
  Division 1 Dec 1 Sat H W East Fife 6 1 26,000
  Division 1   8 Sat a L Raith Rovers 1 5 20,000
  Division 1   15 Sat H W Hearts 5 3 45,000
  Division 1   22 Sat a L Kilmarnock 2 3 22,436
  Division 1   29 Sat H W Queen of the South 4 0 30,000
  Division 1 Jan 1 Mon H W Celtic 2 0 60,000
  Division 1   2 Wed a W Dundee 3 1 28,500
  Division 1   12 Sat a L Ayr Utd 0 1 15,000
  Division 1   19 Sat H W St Mirren 1 0 33,000
  Division 1   26 Sat a W Partick Thistle 3 0 35,000
5th Scottish Cup Feb 2 Sat a W Hearts 4 0 47,484
  Division 1   9 Sat H W Dunfermline 2 1 40,000
6th Scottish Cup   16 Sat a D Celtic 4 4 55,000
Replay Scottish Cup   20 Wed H L Celtic 0 2 88,000
  Division 1   23 Sat H D Queen's Park 3 3 19,000
  Division 1 Mar 2 Sat a W Hibs 3 2 40,000
  Division 1   9 Sat a W Motherwell 5 2 30,000
  Division 1   16 Sat H D Falkirk 1 1 35,000
  Division 1   20 Wed H W Dundee 4 0 25,000
  Division 1   23 Sat a W Aberdeen 2 1 26,500
  Division 1   30 Sat a W East Fife 3 0 13,000
  Division 1 Apr 2 Tue H W Raith Rovers 3 1 50,000
  Division 1   13 Sat a W Hearts 1 0 49,000
  Division 1   17 Wed H W Airdrie 3 2 25,000
  Division 1   22 Mon a W Queen's Park 6 4 33,786
  Division 1   27 Sat a W Queen of the South 3 0 14,500
  Division 1   29 Mon a W Dunfermline 4 3 10,000

Trivia

  Rangers played their first official match in competitive European football on 2nd October 1956. This was a European Cup second round game against OGC Nice of France. The match ended in a 2–1 home victory for Rangers thanks to goals from Max Murray (Rangers' first European goal) and Billy Simpson.


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