[2][3] The Main Stand, which has the familiar Leitch style criss-cross balcony and a red-brick facade, seated 10,000 people and provided standing accommodation in an enclosure. [3], Rangers first moved to the Ibrox area later in 1887, playing on a site immediately to the east of the current stadium. [53] In January 2008, Rangers announced that they were investigating three options to further develop Ibrox. [46] Rangers banned Celtic fans in 1994 from attending games at Ibrox, citing the damage caused to the Broomloan Stand by the visitors in previous derbies. There are nine different hospitality options for your consideration at Ibrox. [70] This was used as source material by Colin Firth for his performance in The King's Speech movie. In fact, before its redesign was completed in the late 1990s the stadium had the worst fan safety record in all of Britain. It’s a Victorian bar with a lounge upstairs that occasionally hosts karaoke nights! They moved to Ibrox Park in 1899 but the stadium suffered a bad disaster (as opposed to a good one) in 1902 when one of the wooden terraces collapsed. Whether you’re looking to host a conference, a private party or a large meeting with breakout rooms, there’s very little you’ll want to do that Ibrox won’t be able to accommodate.

[28], The two spaces between the Govan, Copland and Broomloan Stands were filled in with seats and Jumbotron screens. [74] Ibrox hosted the rugby sevens event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games,[75] won by South Africa.

[28] These towers are also framed in red-brick, but deliberately contrast with the main body of the stand. Seat block Cr3 gets the best rating at Ibrox Stadium. [44] All of the stands are designed using the 'goalpost' structure, in which a large portal frame supports perpendicular beams on which roof cladding is secured. [6] In the first ever public investiture in Scotland, and in front of 100,000, the King awarded medals to servicemen including three Victoria Crosses, 46 Military Medals and 33 Military Crosses.

A British record crowd of 118,567 gathered in January 1939 for a league match with Celtic. Expect thin mattresses, noisy corridors and stag dos. Ibrox was on the approved UEFA list to host major European finals in the 1990s,[66] but it lost out in a bid to host the 1996 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final because a convention threatened a shortage of hotel rooms in Glasgow. Here are some of the best options: The Scots are known for their love of a tipple, with Glaswegians being particular up for a wee dram or two. Plans to redevelop Ibrox have been suggested and then shelved with some degree of regularity over the past decade or so. [34] Ibrox Stadium, along with the business and other assets of Rangers, was sold in June 2012 to a new company run by Charles Green. [21][22] Argyle House, a £4 million extension behind the Govan Stand, was opened in 1990.

[22][25][26][27] Ordinary fans bought debentures for between £1,000 and £1,650 each, which guaranteed the right to buy season tickets for at least 30 years, along with some other minor benefits. [19][21] Graeme Souness was appointed player–manager, while several English stars, including Terry Butcher and Chris Woods, were signed. A new fan app will also be launched and Commercial and Marketing Director, James Bisgrove, said: "We’re committed to ensuring Ibrox is ready for supporters, as soon as it’s deemed safe to welcome fans back to the stadium. Simon Inglis, writing in 1996, described it as an "imposing red-brick facade, with its mock neo-classical arched, square and pedimented windows, exudes prestige and power. If you’re on the M74 then you’ll want to get onto the M8 before following the same instructions. [43] It is a two-tier stand, similar in style to the two end stands, which was completed in 1981.