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Rangers: Fans cringe at memories of defeat to Alloa five years ago this week

Rangers: Fans cringe at memories of defeat to Alloa five years ago this week - Rangers

Many Rangers fans have looked back with disdain on the five-year anniversary of a galling defeat in a cup semi-final.

As noted by @RangersFACTS on Twitter, yesterday marked five years to the day since the ‘Gers threw away a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 to Alloa in the semi-finals of the Scottish Challenge Cup (as per BBC).

https://twitter.com/RangersFACTS/status/1201888130871242754

After a goalless first half at Recreation Park, goals from Kenny Miller and Dean Shiels had Rangers in a dominant position on 64 minutes. [via BBC]

However, two goals from Greig Spence either side of Ryan McCord’s equaliser enabled Alloa to complete a remarkable comeback, with the winner being scored in the 89th minute. [via BBC]

It was Alloa’s first-ever win over Rangers, who were playing in the Championship at the time, and the ‘Gers only beat Alloa once in five meetings that season, being held to a draw in both clashes at Ibrox in 2014/15.

With Rangers now being kept off the top of the Premiership by just one goal, these Light Blues fans on Twitter cringed when looking back to the defeat to Alloa five years ago:

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