Rangers plays 1st match since demotion to 4th tier

BY foxsports • July 29, 2012

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 players.

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