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Glasgow Rangers v Partick Thistle, 1924.

Glasgow Corporation Transport opened their recreation ground at Helenvale Street, Parkhead in 1924. The Duke of York (later King George VI) performed the opening ceremony, and kicked off a match between Rangers and Thistle.

Reference: T/SL/Tr/11/39

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

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