Rangers vs Club Brugge – Match Report

Rangers inched closer to a potential spot in the inaugural UEFA Champions League final and set up a crunch Matchday 5 clash at Marseille with a gritty 2-1 win over Belgian champions Club Brugge at Ibrox Stadium. After a hard fought 1-1 draw in Belgium two weeks earlier, Rangers took the victory and two crucial […]

Club Brugge vs Rangers – Match Report

Glasgow Rangers remained joint top of UEFA Champions League Group A afer a 1-1 draw at Club Brugge, who sit one point behind Rangers and Marseille after this entertaining affair. Tomasz Dziubinski opened the scoring just before the interval after an impressive first half from the home team. Rangers responded well in the second half […]

CSKA Moscow vs Rangers – Match Report

Rangers earned their first ever UEFA Champions League win with a 1-0 victory over CSKA Moscow in Germany courtesy of an Ian Ferguson goal. The game was played on neutral ground in Germany after UEFA deemed no stadium in Russia a suitable venue due to the severe climate in winter. The last ever champions of […]

Rangers vs Marseille – Match Report

Glasgow Rangers opened their Champions League group stage with a point against Marseille courtesy of a dramatic late comeback. Marseille entered this game as the bookmaker’s favourites to win the group and progress to the final, and the French champions duly cruised into a 2-0 lead courtesy of goals from strike pair Rudi Voller and […]

Leeds United vs Rangers

Rangers advanced to the group stages of the UEFA Champions League with a 2-1 win over English champions Leeds United at Elland Road. A goal each from the prolific strike duo of Mark Hateley and Ally McCoist lifted the Scottish champions into a 4-1 aggregate lead before Eric Cantona netted a late consolation goal for […]

Rangers vs Leeds United – Match Report

Rangers seized the upper hand in the UEFA Champions League ‘Battle of Britain’ against English champions Leeds United with a 2-1 first leg victory in front of a raucous home crowd. Gary McAllister had stunned Ibrox with a 2nd minute volley, before a calamitous error from goalkeeper John Lukic leveled the scores and Ally McCoist […]

Newcastle vs Barcelona

Newcastle had qualified for this tournament with a second placed finish in Premier League play the previous season, when striker Alan Shearer led the way with 28 goals in all competitions. They then navigated the second qualifying round of this tournament in dramatic fashion when a 119th minute extra time goal from Temuri Ketsbaia proved […]

Nigeria vs Cameroon

Cameroon captured their third African Cup of Nations title after a wildly entertaining penalty shootout victory over home nation Nigeria. Samuel Eto’o and Patrick M’Boma fired Cameroon into a 2-0 first half lead, before goals from Raphael Chukwu and Jay Jay Okocha either side of half time levelled the scores. After both teams failed to […]

Aberdeen vs Real Madrid

Since a 2-1 loss to Rangers on April 9th, the Dons were riding a 5 game unbeaten streak in league play, having not conceded a single goal during that run. The Dons had also reached the final of this tournament in emphatic fashion, following up an upset quarter final win over Bayern Munich by dismissing […]

Czech Republic vs Portugal

Underdogs Czech Republic rode an impressive defensive performance, and a virtuoso goal from Karel Poborsky to earn a spot in the EURO 96 semi finals with a 1-0 win over Portugal at Villa Park. Czech coach Dusan Uhrin would go into this game without star midfielder Pavel Nedved, who was suspended for two yellow cards […]