Rangers plan fan event despite previous controversies with Glasgow City Council
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Rangers announce Fan-Zone plans for visit of Livingston

Rangers have announced they’ll be hosting a fan-zone for the visit of Livingston in the Scottish Premiership this coming Saturday.

The club is inviting supporters, young and old, the come and “soak up the pre-match atmosphere” with the promise of activities, giveaways and guest appearances.

The fan-zone is free to enter and opens at 12 pm and will be running up until the match with Livingston kicks off at 3 pm.

In line to appear at the fan-zone this Saturday is Helicopter Sunday hero Marvin Andrews, who’ll be available to meet and take photographs with alongside in an interactive Q&A session.

There will also be a range of football activities, special giveaways, visits from Broxi, Roxi and Boris, as well as a chance to catch a glimpse of the European Cup Winner’s Cup trophy.

Supporters will also be able to hear about the various projects ongoing at the Rangers Women’s team and the Rangers Academy.

To top it all off, it will be Armed Forces Day this Saturday and as part of the celebrations, there will be a Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and Army presence at the fan-zone, as well as the visit of the RAF Central Scotland Pipes and Drum band.

The fan-zone – hosted in the grounds of the stadium on the Copland Road side – comes after the controversy last season concerning the more appropriate use of the Ibrox complex.

The club were controversially denied the use of the facility in front of Ibrox stadium.

Rangers fans will be hoping the side bounce back from the disappointment a fortnight ago. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Freedom of Information documents obtained by Club 1872  appeared to show that SNP MSP James Dornan and Glasgow City Councillors lied about communications concerning a Rangers Fan Zone at the Ibrox Complex.

Rangers were controversially denied the use of a council-owned facility to host the fan zone back in August 2018.

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