The Rangers 'Swifts'

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The Rangers reserve (or 'A') team - originally known as the Swifts - are Scotland's most successful reserve team.  Their colours were red and black vertical strips (ala AC Milan) which represented Govan.

The 'blue ribbon' event of the Reserve team calendar was the Second XI Cup. Rangers have won the trophy 25 times - nearly double than their nearest rivals (Hearts). They have amassed over 40 various Reserve league titles which is still more than any other club.

League Membership record (winning years in bold):

1896-97 Scottish Combination

1897-98 Scottish Combination

1898-99 Scottish Combination

1905-06 Scottish Alliance

1906-07 Scottish Union

1907-08 Scottish Union

1919-20 Scottish Alliance

1920-21 Scottish Alliance

1921-22 Scottish Alliance

1922-23 Scottish Alliance

1923-24 Scottish Alliance

1924-25 Scottish Alliance

1925-26 Scottish Alliance

1926-27 Scottish Alliance

1927-28 Scottish Alliance

1928-29 Scottish Alliance

1929-30 Scottish Alliance

1930-31 Scottish Alliance

1931-32 Scottish Alliance

1932-33 Scottish Alliance

1933-34 Scottish Alliance

1934-35 Scottish Alliance

1935-36 Scottish Alliance

1936-37 Scottish Alliance

1937-38 Scottish Alliance

1938-39 Scottish Reserve League

1940-41 North Eastern League

1941-42 North Eastern League

1942-43 North Eastern League

1943-44 North Eastern League

1945-46 Scottish Reserve League

1946-47 Scottish Reserve League

1947-48 Scottish Reserve League

1948-49 Scottish Reserve League

1949-50 Scottish League C Division

1950-51 Scottish League C Division

1951-52 Scottish League C Division

1952-53 Scottish League C Division

1953-54 Scottish League C Division

1954-55 Scottish League C Division

1955-56 Scottish Reserve League

1956-57 Scottish Reserve League

1957-58 Scottish Reserve League

1958-59 Scottish Reserve League

1959-60 Scottish Reserve League

1960-61 Scottish Reserve League

1961-62 Scottish Reserve League

1962-63 Scottish Reserve League

1963-64 Scottish Reserve League / Combined Reserve League

1964-65 Scottish Reserve League / Combined Reserve League

1965-66 Scottish Reserve League / Combined Reserve League

1966-67 Scottish Reserve League / Combined Reserve League

1967-68 Scottish Reserve League / Combined Reserve League

1968-69 Scottish Reserve League / Combined Reserve League

1969-70 Scottish Reserve League / Combined Reserve League

1970-71 Scottish Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1971-72 Scottish Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1972-73 Scottish Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1973-74 Scottish Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1974-75 Scottish Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1975-76 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1976-77 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1977-78 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1978-79 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1979-80 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1980-81 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1981-82 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1982-83 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1983-84 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1984-85 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1985-86 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1986-87 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1987-88 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1988-89 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1989-90 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1990-91 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1991-92 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1992-93 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1993-94 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1994-95 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1995-96 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1996-97 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1997-98 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1998-99 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

1999-00 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

2000-01 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

2001-02 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

2002-03 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

2003-04 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

2004-05 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

2005-06 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)

2006-07 Premier Reserve League / Reserve League (West)