West Ham United to travel to Rangers in pre-season

West Ham United will travel to Scotland to tackle Rangers in a pre-season fixture on Tuesday 19 July at 7.45pm.

David Moyes will take his Hammers squad to his home city of Glasgow for what promises to be an exciting clash with the UEFA Europa League finalists at Ibrox.

The fixture will provide the Irons with top-quality opposition as Moyes and his players prepare for a 2022/23 campaign that will again see the east Londoners compete on four fronts – Premier League, FA Cup, EFL Cup and, for the first time, UEFA Europa Conference League.

Tickets for this match will go on sale on Wednesday 22 June, first to Bondholders and then to Away Scheme Members. Season Ticket Holders will be able to purchase from 9am on Thursday 23 June. Click here for full information.

Managed by former Rangers and Netherlands star Giovanni van Bronckhorst, the Gers, like West Ham, enjoyed a memorable 2021/22 season, winning the Scottish Cup and defeating the likes of Borussia Dortmund, Braga and RB Leipzig on the way to the Europa League final, where they lost to Eintracht Frankfurt on penalties.

One of the most successful clubs in the history of world football, Rangers have been crowned champions of Scotland on 55 occasions, won 34 Scottish Cups and lifted the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1972.




This fixture will mark just our second visit to Ibrox, the iconic 50,000-seater stadium that has been home to Rangers since 1899.

West Ham’s only previous trip to the Govan district of Glasgow was in August 1979, when coach Ernie Gregory took charge of the Hammers in the four-team Tennent Caledonian Cup.

With manager John Lyall away working on transfer business, David Cross and Billy Jennings scored in a 3-2 defeat by the host club on 3 August. Kenny Watson, Gordon Smith (two) scored Rangers’ goals. Jennings was on target again in the third/fourth-place play-off against Brighton & Hove Albion on 5 August, but the Seagulls ran out 3-1 winners.

West Ham also visited Glasgow in pre-season as recently as July 2021, when Moyes’ side ran out 6-2 winners against Celtic at Parkhead, having previously drawn 2-2 with fellow Scottish Premiership club Dundee at Dens Park earlier the same month.

West Ham have now scheduled six pre-season matches ahead of the 2022/23 campaign, kicking-off with a meeting with Swiss Super League side Servette in Geneva on Friday 8 July.

EFL clubs Ipswich Town, Reading and Luton Town and National League outfit Boreham Wood will also play host to the Hammers as Moyes and his squad get ready for the competitive action to start with the visit of Premier League champions Manchester City to London Stadium on Sunday 7 August.


2022/23 Pre-season fixtures

Servette v West Ham United, Stade de Genève, Friday 8 July, 6pm (local time)
Ipswich Town v West Ham United, Portman Road, Tuesday 12 July, 7pm
Boreham Wood v West Ham United, Meadow Park, Tuesday 12 July, 7pm
Reading v West Ham United, Select Car Leasing Stadium, Saturday 16 July, 3pm
Rangers v West Ham United, Ibrox Stadium, Tuesday 19 July, 7.45pm
Luton Town v West Ham United, Kenilworth Road, Saturday 23 July, 3pm


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