PRIOR to the Premiership fixture against St Mirren at Ibrox Stadium on August 12 club legend John Greig was pleasantly surprised when he was presented with a stunning gift to mark his 60 years of service to Rangers.

Former manager Walter Smith made the presentation in the boardroom and director of football Mark Allen, managing director Stewart Robertson, director of finance and administration Andrew Dickson, chairman Dave King, director Alastair Johnston, global ambassador Richard Gough and directors John Bennett and Graeme Park were also in attendance.

Nine in a Row boss Smith said: “John, of course, is regarded as being the Greatest Ever Ranger and you can see why when you look back over the past six decades.

“Not only did he make over 800 appearances for the club as a player, lifting the European Cup Winners Cup’ as captain and winning three Trebles, he also went on to become the Rangers manager and worked behind the scenes in the PR and youth departments before becoming a director.

“He is now the Honorary Life President and if anyone deserves that role and title it is John. He is a great man and I was delighted to be asked to make the presentation to him.”

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