Lichties history vs Rangers

Last updated : 07 January 2012 By Fargone

The head-to head record of Arbroath-Rangers games reveals a fairly one-sided story but far from a whitewash.(

Out of 37 games played in total, we've won 2 and drawn 5 with Govan's finest winning the other 28. 

We've played them 11 times in the cup - the first of all being a famous 4-3 victory back in 1884 before a very dubious decision was made to compel a replay on the basis that (old) Gayfield's pitch dimensions were not quite up to scrach (Brechin are you listening?).  We lost the replay the next week 1-8.  Maybe that makes us one of the first victims of the inherent official bias towards the Old Firm - whatever their respective paranoia suggests.

Here's some press coverage from the Scotsman of our last but one home Scottish cuptie against Rangers - back in 1993.

And we won't forget our classic 3-2 win at Ibrox back in Jan 1974