21 June 2015

Glasgow from the Ibrox Press Box - The Story Behind the Photo

This fantastic old panoramic photograph shown below is taken from the old Ibrox Press Box and appears in the 1954 Rangers Supporters Association Annual, along with an article describing the scene as only the language from 1954 can, and detailing the effort involved in capturing such an image. The article is reproduced in full below, with some notes from myself in italics........

19 June 2015

A Ranger of the Highest Quality: The Colin Jackson Story

by Gary Havlin | Contributor

On the night of April 25, 1962 the Ibrox faithful beat the retreat from Pittodrie looking none too pleased. Rangers had gone down 1-0 to Aberdeen, thus leaving the way clear for Dundee to clinch the league title three days later.