Glasgow Rangers withdraws from Sydney friendlies

Rangers will not take part in the Sydney Super Cup in November. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Scottish Premiership football club Glasgow Rangers has withdrawn from the Sydney Super Cup competition in November, terminating plans for a first-ever Old Firm derby match to be staged overseas.

Rangers and intra-city rivals Celtic were due to play in a quadrangular friendly tournament in Australia alongside local clubs Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC during the international break for the Fifa World Cup.

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