How Graeme Souness kick-started a Rangers revolution

Souness Rangers

On April 8, 1986, Graeme Souness walked into the Blue Room at Ibrox Stadium and was unveiled as the new manager of Rangers. Not only did he re-awaken a sleeping giant, he also revolutionised the game in Scotland.

The Liverpool legend and Scotland captain, who won three European Cups, five titles and four League Cups at Anfield, had been lured from Serie A –where he’d been strutting his stuff with Sampdoria – to replace Jock Wallace and became the club's first ever player-manager.

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