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Rovers confirm Rangers clash

Tony Mowbray's men will take on the Scottish giants at Ibrox on Sunday July 21

5 June 2019

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Rovers will face Scottish giants Rangers in a pre-season friendly this summer.

Tony Mowbray, who managed in Scotland with both Hibs and Celtic, will take his side to Ibrox on Sunday July 21st, kick-off 3pm.

Steven Gerrard’s side finished second in the Scottish Premiership last season, nine points behind champions Celtic.

Rangers have lifted the league title a record 54 times, as well as winning 33 Scottish Cups and the Scottish League Cup on 27 occasions.

The two teams have never met in a competitive fixture, but did face each other in the 2010 Sydney Festival of Football in Australia, when a David Dunn penalty wasn’t enough to prevent Rovers from slipping to a 2-1 defeat.

The game completes Rovers’ pre-season schedule of friendly fixtures, which is as follows:

  • Barrow v Rovers
    Furness Building Society Stadium
    Saturday July 6th
    Kick-off 3pm

  • Rochdale v Rovers
    Crown Oil Arena
    Sunday July 14th
    Kick-off 3pm

  • Mansfield Town v Rovers
    One Call Stadium
    Wednesday July 17th
    Kick-off 7.30pm

  • Rangers v Rovers
    Ibrox Stadium
    Sunday July 21st
    Kick-off 3pm

  • Bury v Rovers
    Energy Check Stadium
    Wednesday July 24th
    Kick-off 7.45pm

  • Blackpool v Rovers
    Bloomfield Road
    Saturday July 27th
    Kick-off 3pm

Ticket information will be confirmed in due course.

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