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Iain Duff

Temple of Dreams - The Changing Face of Ibrox

Temple of Dreams - The Changing Face of Ibrox

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For more than 100 years, Ibrox has been the home of Rangers Football Club. It has been the scene of some of this sporting institution's greatest triumphs but also two of the worst disasters in British football. This is its story.

Ibrox is an imposing ground that is rich with history and tradition, while boasting state-of-the-art modern facilities that rank alongside the best in the world.

Its wood-panelled entrance lobby and famous marble staircase evoke memories of a distant era, while the glittering trophy room inside the magnificent Main Stand tells the story of the club better than any words can.

This book charts, in words and pictures, the history of Ibrox, from the early days, through the creation of Archibald Leitch's stunning Main Stand in 1929, with its Masonic imagery, to the present-day five-star facilities.

As well as the many football triumphs, the stadium has witnessed dozens of other events over the years, including the famous annual Ibrox Sports meeting created by the legendary manager Bill Struth.

About the Author

Iain Duff is an award-winning journalist with more than 15 years' experience of writing for publications in both England and Scotland.

After starting his career in the south west of England, he joined Glasgow's Evening Times as a news reporter in 1995 and two years later became the paper's chief reporter at the age of just 25.

The same year he won the prestigious UK Press Gazette Scoop of the Year award and was nominated as Scotland's young journalist of the year. He is now an executive with one of the UK's leading news-gathering organisations .

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