RANGERS Football Club is deeply saddened to announce Hall of Fame Legend Johnny Little has passed away at the age of 86.
Johnny, a left back defender, began his career with Queen’s Park and joined Rangers in 1951. He made a total of 327 appearances and his only goal for the club came in a 1–1 draw with Hamilton Academical in March 1954.
Born in Calgary, Canada on 8 July 1930, he made his competitive debut for the Club in a Scottish League Cup game against East Fife on 11 August 1951, and was an ever-present in the Rangers Team during the 1950s.
During his time at Ibrox he won two League championships and two Scottish Cups. He left Rangers at the end of the 1961-62 season, moving to Morton, where he finished his career.
Johnny was capped once for Scotland against Sweden in 1953.
The Board of Directors, management, players and staff at the Club send our sincere condolences to Johnny’s wife Anne, son Kenny and daughter Vivienne at this very difficult time.
As a mark of respect, a minute’s silence will be observed prior to Saturday’s game against Motherwell at Ibrox.