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Rangers authorized to welcome 8,500 supporters for Brighton friendly and 12,750 for Real Madrid’s match at Ibrox |  Football news

Rangers have been allowed to accommodate 8,500 supporters in Saturday’s game against Brighton and 12,750 in Real Madrid’s game on Sunday.

Club Ibrox will then welcome up to 17,000 fans for their Premiership opener on July 31 at home against Livingston – live on Sky Sports Football.

Rangers are also optimistic that as part of the Scottish government’s roadmap plans they can sell out for their Champions League qualifier against Malmö or HJK Helsinki on August 10.

As late as last Saturday, only 2,000 fans were allowed to watch Rangers’ 2-2 draw against Arsenal.

A club statement read: ‘Following further discussions with the Scottish government and local authorities, Rangers were allowed to host 8,500 supporters in Saturday’s game with Brighton & Hove Albion, and 12,750 in Madrid’s game. Madrid Sunday.

“The stadium’s capacity for the upcoming Scottish Premiership opening game with Livingston has also been set, with 17,000 fans allowed to attend on July 31.

Saturday July 31 12:30 p.m.

Kick-off at 1:30 p.m.

“Home Friendly Membership holders and MyGers members will once again have priority for friendlies this weekend.

“For the opening of Livingston Premiership, a direct ballot among season ticket holders will be held for the 17,000 available tickets, those who did not pass will have free access via the RangersTV Virtual Match Pass.”

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