How many trophies have Rangers won? Full list of honours for Europa League finalists

Rangers are one of the oldest clubs in Scotland, and the most successful. Indeed, they are thought to be the club with the second most trophies in world football, behind Al Ahly of Egypt.

Rangers contest the Old Firm derby with Celtic, their Glasgow rivals, and the two clubs are historic powerhouses of Scottish football. The two teams share the world record for domestic trebles, with both clubs having managed the feat seven times in their history. Rangers have a record 55 league titles wins, and also hold the record for Scottish Cup successes.

Their success is buoyed by a passionate fanbase: 200,000 supporters descended on Manchester for the 2008 UEFA Cup final, which Rangers lost 2-0 to Zenit. Many thousands are expected to head to Seville for the Europa League final this month.

A financial crisis saw Rangers enter administration in February 2012, and the club was liquidated later that year. A new club, Rangers Football Club, was accepted as part of the Scottish Football League, and entered the fourth tier the following season. The club worked they back up the football pyramid, earning three promotions over the next four years to re-enter the Scottish Premiership in 2016. They won the top flight during the 2020/21 season, putting an end to Celtic’s period of dominance, as their fierce rivals looked to win their 10th consecutive league title.

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How many trophies have Rangers won?

Taking into account the original Rangers and the club that was reformed in 2012, Rangers have won 120 trophies in their history.

Competition Titles Won
Scottish Premiership 55
Scottish Championship 1
Scottish League One 1
Scottish League Two 1
Scottish Cup 33
Scottish League Cup 27
Scottish Challenge Cup 1
European Cup Winners’ Cup 1

Scottish Premiership (Scottish Premier League)

  • Titles: 55

  • Years won: 1890–91, 1898–99, 1899–1900, 1900–01, 1901–02, 1910–11, 1911–12, 1912–13, 1917–18, 1919–20, 1920–21, 1922–23, 1923–24, 1924–25, 1926–27, 1927–28, 1928–29, 1929–30, 1930–31, 1932–33, 1933–34, 1934–35, 1936–37, 1938–39, 1946–47, 1948–49, 1949–50, 1952–53, 1955–56, 1956–57, 1958–59, 1960–61, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1974–75, 1975–76, 1977–78, 1986–87, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1991–92, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2020–21

Scotland’s top flight has gone through various guises in more than a century of existence, such as the Scottish Football League, Division One, Division A, Premier Division, and Premier League. Regardless, Rangers have been competitive in every era of Scottish football. Their 55 successes is more than any other team. They’ve finished runners-up on 33 occasions, also more than any other team in the history of the Scottish top flight.

Between them, Rangers and Celtic have won the vast majority of Scottish top-flight titles, with the Glasgow sides together winning 107.

Scottish Championship

  • Titles: 1
  • Year won: 2015-16

Rangers won the Scottish second tier during their renaissance after their liquidation in 2012. They finished 11 points clear of Falkirk, as Mark Warburton’s team secured the title and a return to the top flight.


Mark Warburton Rangers

Scottish League One

  • Titles: 1
  • Year won: 2013-14

Rangers won the Scottish third tier in style, as they looked to climb the Scottish football pyramid. They finished on 102 points, well clear of Dunfermline Athletic in second, as they continued their ascent towards the Premiership.

Scottish League Two

  • Titles: 1
  • Year won: 2012-13

The Rangers phoenix club entered the bottom tier of the Scottish Football League for this season, following their administration the previous year. They won the division comfortably, losing only three games in a 36-match season, finishing on 83 points.

Scottish Cup

  • Titles: 33
  • Years won: 1893–94, 1896–97, 1897–98, 1902–03, 1927–28, 1929–30, 1931–32, 1933–34, 1934–35, 1935–36, 1947–48, 1948–49, 1949–50, 1952–53, 1959–60, 1961–62, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1965–66, 1972–73, 1975–76, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1980–81, 1991–92, 1992–93, 1995–96, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2007–08, 2008–09

As expected from their history, Rangers have a tradition of success in Scotland’s premier domestic cup, lifting the trophy 33 times. Celtic have won it seven times more, though.

Notably, Rangers haven’t won the the trophy since before their liquidation. As they look to vie with Celtic for the number-one spot in Scottish football, they’ll certainly be targeting more success in the Scottish Cup.

Scottish League Cup

  • Titles: 27
  • Years won: 1946–47, 1948–49, 1960–61, 1961–62, 1963–64, 1964–65, 1970–71, 1975–76, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1981–82, 1983–84, 1984–85, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1990–91, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1996–97, 1998–99, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2007–08, 2009–10, 2010–11

As with the Scottish Cup, Rangers have a strong history in this competition. They have the beating of their Old Firm rivals here, having lifted the trophy 27 times, as opposed to Celtic’s 20. Also, like the Scottish Cup, they’re yet to win the trophy since their liquidation, with their last success coming in the 2010-11 season. However, they did make the final in December 2019, and they’ll be hoping to take that last step sooner rather than later.

Scottish Challenge Cup

  • Title: 1
  • Year won: 2015-16

Rangers don’t have much history in this competition, a relatively modern tournament designed primarily for teams from the lower reaches of the Scottish football pyramid. For much of their history, Rangers, as a top-tier side, wouldn’t have been eligible.

However, following their liquidation and return to the league in the fourth tier, they found themselves in the competition as they worked they way up back up to the Premiership. In 2015-16, the season that saw them win the Scottish Championship, they completed a double by also winning the Scottish Challenge Cup, seeing off Peterhead 4-0 in the final.

European Cup Winners’ Cup

  • Title: 1
  • Year won: 1971-72

Their 1972 triumph is Rangers’ only European success to date. This was the third time they made the final, having done so in 1967 and 1961, the earliest of those making them the first British team to reach a UEFA final. They won on the third time of asking.

They faced Dynamo Moscow at Camp Nou, in Barcelona. They finished the first half 2-0 up, and scored a third shortly after halftime. The Soviet side pulled two goals back in the second half, but they couldn’t find the equaliser, and Rangers won. The match was marred by a pitch invasion before the full-time whistle, and again once the match was finished.

Rangers were handed the trophy inside the stadium buildings, and fans complained about heavy-handed policing in the aftermath of the event. Regardless, the team, and their achievement, went down in Rangers folklore.

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