It has now been offered eternal life.
The struggle and eventual failure of last season under three different managers has been replaced by the side steamrollering their way to the title under Mark Warburton, a man who, if he can get Brentford to the English Championship play-offs, is surely capable of engineering a Rangers side that can finish above Partick Thistle and Hamilton Academicals.
However, there will be a much sombre atmosphere round Ibrox as the Rangers support celebrate the life of man most will remember
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How can the nation which virtually invented the game in the 19th century - and certainly discovered the arts of passing, heading and crossing - now be languishing in 70th place in the current FIFA rankings, sandwiched between Uzbekistan and Guinea?
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Once hated by the Rangers support for his hard tackling and no-nonsense approach to midfield enforcement when facing the Ibrox side, Black has now become the darling of the Rangers support since signing for them.
Even the most hardened cynic would have to admit that Manchester City's recent Premier League Title had a small whiff of romanticism about it.