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Rangers hold memorial to mark anniversary of Ibrox disaster

Senior figures from the club attended the service on Sunday.

Rangers hold memorial to mark anniversary of Ibrox disaster SNS Group
Former Rangers captain John Greig laid a wreath at the stadium.

Rangers have marked the 51st anniversary of the Ibrox disaster with a memorial service at the stadium.

Senior figures from the club paid their respects, with honorary life president John Greig laying a wreath at the short service.

Sixty-six people died while leaving the ground during a New Year match between Rangers and Celtic on January 2, 1971.

Flowers were laid at the stadium in memory of those who died.  (Photo by Alan Harvey / SNS Group)
Flowers were laid at the stadium in memory of those who died. (Photo by Alan Harvey / SNS Group)

Fans paid tribute on social media, with the club also marking the anniversary.