Rangers plays 1st match since demotion to 4th tier

Rangers played its first match since being demoted to the fourth

tier of Scottish football, winning 2-1 at Brechin in the first

round of the Ramsdens Cup on Sunday through Lee McCulloch’s

extra-time goal.

McCulloch scored in the 102nd minute at Glebe Park with a header

from a corner.

Fielding United States captain Carlos Bocanegra, Rangers went

1-0 up from Andy Little’s fourth-minute goal, but Andy Jackson

equalized for third-tier Brechin in the 43rd minute.

Rangers was forced into liquidation with tax debts exceeding $30

million and relegated to Scotland’s lowest professional league on

Friday. The 54-time Scottish champions have also been banned from

European football for three years and lost many of their best