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August 31, 2017

George Gillespie.

Earlier today we met with George Gillespie’s Granddaughter Barbara and her husband Emile.

We took them around Glasgow visiting various locations linked not only with George’s Rangers career but also his life.

We visited his house on Radnor Street, his Pu...

August 28, 2017

Home Movie of Gallant Pioneer Tom Vallance.

Over the last few years we’ve been extremely fortunate to unearth some wonderful treasures during our research into the lives of the lads who formed the Rangers .

After extensive research, we had unearthed this priceless gem wh...

August 28, 2017

On the 1st September 1928 our own Tom Vallance and member of the Vale of Leven team whom he’d faced back in 1877 met for one of their regular reunions at the Rowerdennan Hotel.

Incredibly this event was caught on camera which my colleague Gordon managed to locate three...

August 28, 2017

After the success of our last match-day Tour of Craigton Cemetery we’re offering another Tour on Saturday 9th September before the match v Dundee.

Over the last three years while working on the Rangers Graves Project we’ve restored, among many others,eight plots at Cr...

August 24, 2017

Remembering the 66. John Crawford.

John Crawford didn’t return home from Ibrox on the 2nd January 1971. 

He was only 23 years old.


John rests in Lambhill Cemetery Glasgow.

The Restoration of Rangers Graves Project has expanded into assisting where we can those bereave...

August 21, 2017

We at the Founders Trail are aware that due to time constraint, distance and cost many supporters can't make the journey to Glasgow to join us on the Founders Trail so three years ago we launched the Founders Trail Roadshow which is an alternative format which lets us...

August 20, 2017

130 Years Ago Today.

The opening of First Ibrox 20th August 1887.

Rangers Football Club was formed on Fleshers Haugh in 1872.

In 1875 we moved to the West End of Glasgow and Burnbank where we leased the ground from the Glasgow Accies Rugby Club for one season.

1876 and we...

August 16, 2017

Rangers Legend Joins The Founders Trail!

This Sunday we’ll be   honoured to welcome aboard the Founders Trail Rangers Legend Davie Wilson and family.

To top it all off it was Davie and his who rang to reserve the seats!

The conversation went like this:

Mrs Wilson’’ He...

August 15, 2017

The Family of George Gillespie Have Contacted the Founders Trail.

Last week we were absolutely thrilled to receive an email from the Granddaughter of Rangers player George Gillespie.

George joined Rangers in 1875.

The family were researching his story and found themselv...

August 13, 2017

A Match-Day Tour Of Craigton Cemetery Saturday 19th August 12pm.

Over the last three years while working on the Rangers Graves Project we’ve restored, among many others,eight plots at Craigton Cemetery they are as listed:

Manager Mr.Struth

Founder Peter McNeil

Trainer Jame...

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