Ibrox Football Stadium is the home ground of Rangers FC. IBROX has four stands the Bill Struth Main Stand, Govan, Copland and Broomloan with the away support in the corner between the Govan stand and Broomloan. There is also a Superstore at Ibrox and has also been the venue for concerts by major artists.
Ibrox is one of the few stadiums in Europe with a 5 stars. The only other football stadiums in Scotland with rated 5 stars is Hampden Park. Among other 5 star European stadiums are the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, the AOL Arena in Hamburg and the Stade de France in Paris. Ibrox achieved its record attendance in 1939 when 118,567 supporters visited the Old Firm match against Celtic Glasgow.
The stadium has also a small museum which can be visited on a daily basis, and combined with a mini tour of the stadium that include access to the home dressing room, the players tunnel, dugouts, and the trophy room.
In 1902 the stadium was mainly constructed of wooden stands when one of the terraces collapsed and killed 26 people. In 1971 the Ibrox stadium was the site of another disaster when a crush developed on a staircase in the game versus Celtic, killing 77 people.
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Club — Rangers Football Club
Club Colours –The club colours of Rangers F.C. are royal blue, white and red.
Nickname Glasgow Rangers F.C. — The Gers, Light Blues, Teddy Bears
Founded — 1872
Stadium — Ibrox Stadium
Capacity — 51,082 seats
Opened — 1899
Most appearances — John Greig (755)
Most goals — Ally McCoist (355)
Record victory — Rangers 13-0 Possilpark FC (Scottish Cup, 6 Oct 1877)
Record defeat — Rangers 2-10 Airdrieonians FC (First Division, 6 Feb 1886)
Location — It is located on the south side of the River Clyde, on Edmiston Drive in the Ibrox district of Glasgow, Scotland. The city centre and central train station is around 2.5 miles away from the ground.
Address — Edmiston Drive 150, Glasgow G51 2XD Scotland.
Directions By Car — On the M8 motorway, travelling west from the Kingston Bridge, exit at either Junction 24 (Helen Street), Junction 25 (Cardonald) or Junction 26 (Hillington). The M74 westbound (new section of road) joins just prior to Junction 24 of the M8. Drivers of westbound vehicles travelling to Ibrox for home games are encouraged to exit at Tradeston where they can either travel onto the M77 and come off at Junction 1 (Dumbreck Road) or turn right onto Carnoustie Street and left onto Paisley Road and head to Ibrox Stadium from there.
Website — Rangers F.C.
Nearest main train station : Glasgow has two main line railway stations. Trains from the south of Scotland, the city’s southern suburbs and all long distance trains from England arrive at Glasgow Central Station. Trains from Edinburgh and anywhere north of Glasgow arrive at Queen Street Station.
The two railroad stations are located 2 miles away from Ibrox.
Nearest Metro Station : the best way to reach the stadium is by metro. The Outer Circle and Inner Circle subway lines connects the Ibrox SPT Subway Station with the city center.
Nearest airport : the closest international airport is Glasgow GLA, located around 8 miles west of the city centre. Glasgow Prestwick airport is around 30 miles south east of Glasgow. Glasgow Airport is just a 10-minute drive away, while Glasgow Prestwick Airport lies 40 minutes away by car.
By Bus : There are frequent bus links from Glasgow to bus stops within 300 yards of the Stadium.