Rangers (Glasgow, Scotland)Glasgow




Club name: Rangers

Team name: Rangers (Glasgow, Scotland)

Country: Scotland

City: Glasgow

Year of foundation: 1872

About team: The Scottish football Club from Glasgow has been founded in 1872 and is the leading and most titled one in Scotland for the number of titles gained: 54 Times National Champion. Also it is one of the oldest in the country. Currently participating in the Scottish Football League. The Academy at Rangers is arguably the most successful in Scotland and one of the most successful in the UK. The Academy is based at Rangers Football Centre, Murray Park. Murray Park provides world-class facilities and with Rangers top coaches working on every aspect of the game the club has created the perfect environment for creating the stars of the future. In addition to their footballing needs the Academy strives to develop the player in a holistic way and will meet the needs of players in areas such as welfare, lifestyle and education. Academy operates with training groups at U8, 9 & 10 and has age group teams from the 11s through to the Development Squad. The U11 to U17 age groups play in the SFA Club Academy Scotland programme at ‘Elite’ level. The Club Academy Scotland programme involves a series of weekly fixtures against other professional clubs deemed to be at ‘Elite & Performance level’ throughout the country. The U8s to U15s are all schoolboy players, while the 17s are a mixture of schoolboy and professional players. The U17s compete in the Glasgow Cup and have won the competition in 4 of the last 6 years. The U20s group compete in the SFA Youth Cup where we have reached the final 5 times in the last 7 years and they will also compete in the new SPFL U20s league. Academy has provided players to the 1st team who have contributed to successful championship and cup winning sides as well as competing at the highest level in the Europa League and the Champions League. Since 2001 these Academy graduates have amassed in excess of 1600 appearances. This appearance total has been generated by 49 Academy players who have entered the field of play for the 1st team in competitive matches