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Paying Tribute To Our Heroes


RANGERS Football Club will welcome around 400 armed services personnel and Erskine veterans to Ibrox on Saturday in honour of Remembrance Day.

The Rangers first team will wear special poppy strips against Peterhead as a mark of respect and representatives from each of the armed forces and a veteran from Erskine will lead the teams onto the pitch before the game as a tribute to all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

All those present from the armed forces and Erskine will have the opportunity to come onto the pitch at half-time where they are certain to receive an amazing welcome from the Rangers support.

The Rangers Charity Foundation is also hosting a can collection on the day in aid of veterans’ charity PoppyScotland, which supports ex-servicemen and women and their families.

As always, the Rangers fans are sure to give generously to this collection, which will help veterans in Scotland receive the care and support they urgently need.

Remembrance activities on the day will include music from army pipers, abseiling from the Royal Marines and the firing of an L118 artillery gun within the Stadium to mark the observation of a minute silence.

There will also be a card display in the stands arranged by the Rangers Supporters Assembly.

Rangers Manager Ally McCoist commented: “I am delighted that so many veterans and serving personnel are coming along to Ibrox on Saturday.

"It is our opportunity to pay our respects to the brave men and women in our armed forces, our veterans and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

"It will be an honour to welcome them to the game and to applaud them when they come onto the pitch at half time.”

Commenting on behalf of the Armed Forces in Scotland, Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Bruce said: “This is a fantastic gesture by Rangers to members of the Armed Forces in Scotland to commemorate Remembrance Sunday. Sport also plays a major part in the lives of military personnel.

"In addition to the obvious fitness benefits it also fosters team work and resilience.

"It is also critically important to the morale, welfare and operational effectiveness of Armed Forces personnel. We are all looking forward to an enjoyable match.”

Fraser Bedwell, Head of Marketing at Poppyscotland, commented: “Poppyscotland is extremely grateful for the continued support from Rangers Football Club.

"The money raised from the collection at Ibrox will enable us to provide even more life changing support for the Armed Forces community.”


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