The Final Chapter

To wrap up the series we take a look at how the main protagonists in this story of season 92/93 finish out their domestic campaign after the completion of the Champions League Final. Rangers If exiting the Champions League wasn’t enough heartbreak for the Rangers support, the following week they would be dealt a further […]

Tapie’s Last Stand

We covered both sides route to the final in this preview piece, which provides a greater context of how how each team was formulated as well as how their season had progressed prior to qualifying for the Champions League Final. Starting Line Ups Marseille Line Up: An injury concern had left Franck Sauzee out of […]

Rossoneri Rumble

We have covered Marseille’s run to the Champions League group stages in this earlier preview article, as well as their Group A performances throughout the series, so let’s begin with a look at their opponents AC Milan and their season so far. In the summer of 92/93 Milan manager Fabio Cappello was preparing for his […]

Tears on the Ibrox Turf

Prior to their final Group A Champions League match with CSKA, Rangers would take part in three Scottish Premier Division matches that would prove crucial in securing the title. On Saturday April 10th Tommy McLean’s Motherwell would visit Ibrox, a side locked in a relegation battle that saw 7 points separating the bottom five sides. […]

A Date with Destiny

Following on from Rangers heroic victory over Club Brugge at Ibrox on Matchday 4, they faced a trip to Parkhead to take on Liam Brady’s Celtic in the final Old Firm match of the season. This would prove to be one big match too many in this week for Rangers, as they fell 2-1 to […]

Attila No More

Rangers entered Matchday 4 of the Champions League on the back of a three domestic fixtures, the first of which was an away Scottish Cup Quarter Final tie with Arbroath. In a match that would finish 3-0 to Rangers, there was certainly no room for squad rotation in this era as Hateley and McCoist found […]

Battling the Blau-Zwart

As the Champions League resumed play on Matchday 3 after a three-month hiatus, Rangers spent this break continuing their near total demolition of Scottish football. Rangers returned from their match in Bochum against Club Brugge to face a tricky away game with Falkirk at Brockville. Despite the hosts taking the lead McCoist and Hateley combined […]

A Long Way From Moscow

Rangers entered Matchday 2 of the Champions League group stage having taken part in two Premier Division matches. The first of which was a routine victory over newly promoted Partick Thistle, a match in which Gary McSwegan continued his goal scoring form by adding to a Trevor Steven opener and a rare Dave McPherson winner […]

It’s His First Touch in Europe

Rangers entered Matchday 1 of the Champions League group stage in fine form having taken maximum points from three Premier Division matches. On Saturday 7th November Rangers would travel to Parkhead to take on a Celtic side which sat in 4th place and was coming off the back of a UEFA Cup exit at the […]

Group A Preview

On Friday 6th November 1992 in Geneva, Switzerland Rangers entered into the draw for the group stages of the Champions League as British football’s first ever representative. In a completely open draw Rangers would be placed into Group A alongside Marseille, Club Brugge and CSKA Moscow, three teams who had ventured along very different journeys […]