Rangers have marked the opening of the brand new Blue Sky Lounge at Ibrox by internet hosting members of their most well-known workforce.
The state-of-the-art restaurant and occasion house was launched earlier this month after a major overhaul that noticed the earlier hospitality space utterly revamped.
Further rows of seats – together with some disabled entry amenities – have been added on the rear of the Sandy Jardine Stand as a part of the refurbishment at Argyle Home.
And Rangers welcomed the legendary Barcelona Bears to expertise the Blue Sky Lounge because the heroes of 1972 have been reunited once more.
Captain John Greig and scorers Colin Stein and Willie Johnston have been amongst these current and Stewart Robertson, the managing director, was happy to give you the chance to host the Ibrox icons.
“We’re completely honoured and privileged to have the Barca Bears with us to assist us have a good time the opening of the brand new lounge,” Robertson mentioned.
“I feel they’re happy to see the membership being modernised and brought ahead and not only standing nonetheless off the pitch as effectively as on the pitch.
“They’re the blokes who’ve received our solely European trophy to this point so it’s nice to have them right here. They’ve some improbable tales and so they imply a lot to so lots of the supporter base.
“There’s loads we will be taught from these guys. You by no means cease studying once you talk over with them and spend time with them and so they have some good tales, some humorous tales, however there’s all the time a message within the tales as effectively.
“It’s an awesome privilege to get to spend time with them. We are able to take an terrible lot from what these guys have achieved.”
Rangers introduced plans for the Blue Sky Lounge final Might because the Ibrox board continued their sequence of multi-million pound upgrades in and across the stadium.
The restaurant, which is open seven days every week, boasts panoramic views of Ibrox and serves greater than 300 friends on a matchday.
Greig mentioned: “It was a advantageous afternoon with outdated team-mates in an awesome, new restaurant. The boys have been in advantageous type.
“The membership has to take a position in gamers however investing in amenities followers can take pleasure in can also be vital.
“The Blue Sky Lounge is a prime quality and fabulous improve on the Argyle Home containers – and it’s already proving to be extremely popular and never solely on match days.”