Former Rangers goalkeeper and Scotland manager Bobby Brown has died aged 96, the Ibrox club have announced.
During his playing days, Brown was a member of the Light Blues’ famed Iron Curtain defence and he later went on to manage the national team to their greatest ever victory – the 1967 Wembley win over world champions England.
Bobby Brown 1923-2020
A genuine Rangers and Scotland legend. pic.twitter.com/NJ0BFTG1F8
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) January 15, 2020
Rangers chairman Dave King said: “All of us connected with Rangers are deeply saddened to hear that Mr Brown, a genuine Rangers and Scotland legend, has passed away. Our thoughts are with Mr Brown’s family at this time.
“He was a wonderful servant of our club and we will remember him with great fondness. He was a gentleman of the game and set standards which typify what Rangers is about.”