The Rangers Shirt: The Official History (Hardcover)
Rangers FC is one of the most successful football clubs in the world. Since their formation in 1872 The Gers have won 55 League Titles (a world record), 33 Scottish Cups and 27 League Cups. On the European stage they famously won the European Cup Winners Cup in 1972. Since their earliest days Rangers home shirt has been Royal Blue and their instantly recognisable kit has become synonymous with their success. It is recognised all over the world. In this beautiful coffee-table book David Graham and John Smith, shirt collectors and Rangers historians, use stunning pictures of match worn shirts to take readers through the history of the club kit and in doing so also tell the story of the club, the famous matches and of course the iconic players who wore the shirt with pride and distinction. The book brings together some of the rarest and most iconic shirts ever seen and includes practically every home and away shirt variation worn over the last 60 years as well as some early examples from the 1930s, 1940's and 1950's and there is an extensive section of Goalkeeper shirts. Features written by the authors also explain the importance of the shirt to the club over its 150 year history. It includes shirts worn by the club's most famous players, including; Derek Johnstone, Alan Morton, George Young, Paul Gascoigne, Davie Cooper, Ally McCoist, Andy Goram, Richard Gough, Barry Ferguson and Brian Laudrup. The Rangers Shirt is a stunning and fitting record of the greatest collection of Rangers match worn shirts that has ever been brought together, and through it the history of this great club is retold as never before.