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WE look at some of the memorable moments that have happened on this day in the remarkable history of Rangers Football Club It was a day of mixed emotions for Rangers in 1964, who travelled to Vienna and beat Rapid 2-0 thanks to goals from Jim Forrest and Davie Wilson to secure a place in the quarter final of the European Cup.

Journalist Gair Henderson said after the match: “This was unquestionably the greatest game ever played by a Rangers team in any European tournament.



However  it was at a cost, as Jim Baxter broke his leg in the match, which would see him miss three months of action.



The Gers were up against a formidable side, committed to playing the offside trap.

The Gers player hammering a low shot that the Benfica keeper could only parry into the path of German Uwe Seeler who fired home from the rebound.

Nearly 70,000 fans packed the Praterstadion for the match and the two goal scoreline belied the true domination of the Light Blues.

In 1970, Willie Henderson put in a dazzling display in Lisbon as he turned out for a European Select side in a benefit match for Mario Coluna.
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