Joey Barton will not return to Rangers as planned on Monday after having his club ban extended by a week.

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Angers Sporting Club de l'Ouest (commonly referred to as Angers SCO or simply Angers) is a French association football club based in Angers. The club was founded in 1919 and currently play in Ligue 1, the first division of French football, having achieved promotion to the league in 2015 after 21 years. It plays its home matches at the Stade Jean-Bouin. The club has played 23 seasons in the top division, Ligue 1, and have also participated in the UEFA Cup after finishing 4th in 1971–72 season.

Lion rampant club crest 1968–1991. Never appeared on the shirt.

Rolan spurned several chances for Bordeaux before Toko Ekambi followed up to slam home in the 38th minute after his initial shot had been saved.

Rangers' relaunch in the Third Division in the 2012–13 season led to the club's original rivalry with Queen's Park being renewed for the first time since 1958 in the league. Rangers and Queen's Park first played each other in March 1879, some nine years before the start of the Old Firm rivalry.[145][146] Matches with Queen's Park were advertised as the "Original Glasgow Derby" by Rangers and the Scottish media; and as the "Oldest Derby in the World" by Queen's Park.[147]

In 1989, Rangers signed Maurice "Mo" Johnston, "their first major Roman Catholic signing".[153] Johnston was the highest-profile Catholic to sign for the club since the World War I era, though other Catholics had signed for Rangers before.[149][154] Since Johnston's signing, an influx of overseas footballers has contributed to Catholic players becoming commonplace at Rangers.[155] In 1999, Lorenzo Amoruso became the first Catholic captain of the club.[156]

Jean-Louis Triaud talks wine production, club culture and the side's prospects under new coach Jocelyn Gourvennec - as well as new faces like Jérémy Toulalan and Jérémy Ménez - with the Ligue 1 Show's Matt Spiro.

John Greig served as manager for 5 years but was unable to achieve the success as a manager that he had as a player. Unable to win the league during his reign, he was replaced by Jock Wallace returning in 1983. Unfortunately Jock Wallace was unable to repeat the success of his first period in charge with a win ratio of less than 50%. He was himself replaced by Graeme Souness in 1986.

Angers a dominé le Red Star ce vendredi en amical (1-0).

Emerging from the shadows of Jock Stein's Celtic side, Rangers regained ascendancy with notable domestic success under the stewardship of manager Jock Wallace. In his first season in charge – the club's centenary – Rangers won the Scottish Cup at Hampden in front of 122,714 supporters.[24] In 1974–75, Wallace led Rangers to their first League championship triumph in eleven years, before winning the treble the following season, repeating the historic feat in 1977–78.[25]

Angers denied Marseille a second successive victory by securing a 1-1 Ligue 1 draw with a stoppage-time equaliser.

Rangers fans have contributed to several records for high attendances,[131] including the highest home attendance for a league fixture, 118,567 on 2 January 1939.[13] Rangers record highest attendance was against Hibernian on 27 March 1948 in the Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden Park. Rangers beat Hibernian 1–0 in front of a packed 143,570 crowd.

Rangers' high-profile midfielder Joey Barton makes his Premiership debut at home to Hamilton Accies.

In 2008, up to 200,000 Rangers supporters, many without match tickets, travelled to Manchester for the UEFA Cup Final.[132][133] Despite most supporters behaving "impeccably",[134] Rangers fans were involved in serious trouble and rioting. A minority of fans rioted in the city centre, clashing violently with police and damaging property, resulting in 42 being arrested for a variety of offences.[135][136][137]

For a complete list of Angers SCO players, see Category:Angers SCO players

The home side had the better of the chances and it was no surprise when they netted their second nine minutes after the break, Ndoye heading...

En l'absence de Clinton Njie, l'entraîneur marseillais Franck Passi a fait entrer Bouna Sarr sur le flanc gauche de l'attaque olympienne pour affronter Angers (15h00).

Ian Durrant reflects on working with 'ruthless' Graeme Souness and the Neil Simpson tackle which robbed him of three years of his career.

Karl Toko Ekambi's first-half goal clinched Angers a 1-0 win at Bordeaux and their second straight Ligue 1 victory.

Scotland's top league offers intrigue, drama and chaos despite all of its flaws, argues BBC Scotland's Tom English.

Every year from the 1988–89 season until the 1996–97 season, Rangers won the league title. This nine-in-a-row achievement equalled Celtic's record, set prior to the forming of the Scottish Football League Premier Division, subsequent to which competing teams met four times a season. The first three of these seasons the club was managed by Graeme Souness; the latter six under the stewardship of Walter Smith.[26][27]

IT was another frustrating night in blue for Celtic star and we look at how many opportunities he's had for his country while blazing a trail for in Hoops.

QUESTION marks remain over John Beaton's decision to award late free-kick but James Maddison's stunning free-kick was worthy of winning any match.

The coach was travelling to Ibrox Stadium, where Rangers were due to play Partick Thistle.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

BURNLEY winger proves he's worth his weight in gold after running an astounding 4km more than anyone else in England's top division.


BBC Scotland's Rob Maclean picks out four main talking points from the weekend's Scottish Premiership action.

CareerAngers SCO (1984-90), Châteauroux (1990-92), SO Châtellerault (1992-97)

Only fourteen men have been manager of Rangers during their 144-year history.[58][233][234] The longest serving manager is Bill Struth who served for 34 years and 26 days. Rangers have had two foreign managers during their history; Dick Advocaat (1 June 1998 to 12 December 2001)[30][37] and Paul Le Guen (9 May 2006 to 4 January 2007). Graeme Souness is the only player-manager during Rangers' history.[27]

Soulagé par la victoire face à Nantes (2-1), dimanche, l'entraîneur marseillais Franck Passi déborde de confiance et a le sommeil du juste. Il pourrait même récupérer le capitaine Lassana Diarra dans son groupe pour affronter Angers, dimanche après-midi.

The Ibrox club demanded "urgent clarification" on player safety issues after SFA disciplinary charges were thrown out by a judicial panel on Wednesday.

Reports that Joey Barton will not return to Rangers on Monday as Scotland players react to their Lithuania draw.

Comme à Nice (2-3) et Rennes (2-3), Marseille a laissé filer la victoire à Angers (1-1). Thauvin a ouvert le score pour l'OM, mais Angers a égalisé au bout du temps additionnel par Capelle.

Monaco reached the top of the Ligue 1 table after coming from behind to beat Angers 2-1 at the Stade Louis II.

Billy Ketkeophomphone (Angers) a été opéré ce jeudi à Lyon d'une rupture du ligament croisé du genou droit. Il sera indisponible huit à neuf mois.

On 25 June 2012, the Crown Office asked Strathclyde Police to investigate the purchase of Rangers and the club's subsequent financial management during Whyte's tenure.[184]

The Ibrox manager is hunting a new stopper as he continues to build the squad for the return to the top-flight.

Saint-Etienne striker Robert Beric - injured and out of commission for Slovenia's two World Cup qualifiers - has admitted that he probably shouldn't have played in his side's 2-0 Rhône derby loss to Olympique Lyonnais.

Souvent critiqué pour son manque d'efficacité, Bafétimbi Gomis est pourtant le meilleur buteur français de L1 en activité. Le Marseillais est-il performant devant le but ? Réponse en chiffres avant OM-Angers ce dimanche (15h00).