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Rangers vs. Them; A look back at previous Old Firm clashes at Hampden

Here at Got The Battle Fever On we've got the battle fever on as we look back at three Old Firm triumphs at Hampden

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Two done, one to go.

With the Championship and Petrofac Cup in the bag it only leaves the Scottish Cup for a remarkable debut treble for Mark Warburton. Here at Got The Battle Fever On we've decided to help you get set for this weekend's Old Firm Hampden clash by taking a look back at some previous Hampden victories over Them.

2011 League Cup Final Rangers 2-1 Them (a.e.t)

The 2011 CIS Cup final woud be the last cup final in five years for Rangers and it took an extra-time winner from Nikica Jelavic to take the trophy back to Ibrox for the second successive year. Despite an early penalty shout for Them, Rangers took an early lead through Steve Davis' low shot to send half of Hampden wild. They quickly equalised through Joe Ledley when Madjid Bougherra was caught sleeping.

Controversy then ensued, (something unfamiliar to Old Firm games) after Craig Thomson awarded Rangers a penalty after a foul by Rogne. Thirty seconds later Jelavic was booked and there was no penalty after all.

As the game crept towards extra-time there was another massive penalty shout for Rangers following a handball in the area but the referee, inexplicably, didn't see anything wring with it.

With 90 minutes up the game went an additional thirty minutes, but it only needed eight for Rangers to re-establish their lead. A quick free-kick by Vlad Weiss found Jelavic who dinked it past Fraser Forster. The Croat's shot hit one post, managed to slow time down, and trickled along the line before hitting the other post and going into the back of  the net in a goal rather reminiscent of Tam Forsyth's Old Firm winner many years before.

To compound Their misery Emilio Izaguirre was sent off late on for a foul on Weiss.

Walter Smith climbed the steps at Hampden one last time and lifted his final piece of silverware at the National Stadium.

League Cup Final 2003 Rangers 2-1 Them

The second Old Firm cup final in a year saw the Light Blues take a 2-0 first half lead as they chased the first trophy of what would become the seventh Treble in Rangers history.

Claudio Caniggia opened the scoring early for Rangers before Peter Lovenkrands scored a second 10 minutes before the break. Henrik Larsson pulled one back to set up a nervy finale as Alex McLeish's men looked to see the game out.

A howler from Kenny Clark saw a perfectly good goal by John Hartson chalked off for offside before Neil Lennon was sent off after pushing Fernando Ricksen miles away from the ball and then thumping Shota Arveladze with a forearm to the face.

With a minute or so left on the clock Kenny Clark awarded a penalty to them after a stiff breeze took Bobo Balde off his feet in the area. John Hartson stepped up with the chance to take the game into extra-time and, just like his Ibrox medical, he fluffed it and the trophy was on it's way to Ibrox.

Scottish Cup final 2002 Rangers 3-2 Them

Both sides went into this final looking to secure a double. They had won the title while Rangers had won the League Cup earlier in the season.

An early opener by John Hartson was quickly levelled by Peter Lovenkrands as the Dane made Sutton and Mjallby look like clowns before rifling a shot in at the near post. Bobo Balde put them back in front but it was far from over.

A foul by Balde on Lorenzo Amoruso on the edge of the box gave Barry Ferguson an opportunity to level things up and the skipper did just that, curling his free-kick beyond the helpless Rab Douglas. Rangers kept pushing for a winner and it finally game in injury time.

Neil McCann flighted a lovely ball into the area and Lovenkrands simply ghosted away from Chris Sutton to bullet a header into the back of the net to empty one end of Hampden quicker than a tramp empties a poke of chips.

Hopefully that's started to build some hype, as if any was needed,Here at Got The Battle Fever On we've got the battle fever on as we look back at three Old Firm triumphs at Hampden for Sunday's game and remember to keep checking Got The Battle Fever On for more Old Firm build up throughout the week.