Max Murray, Scottish footballer, Died at 80


Maxwell “Max” Murray was born on November 7, 1935, and died on September 5, 2016.

He was a Scottish football player.

He started his career at Queen’s Park, before moving to Ibrox in 1955.

Murray’s scoring debut came on the 13 August 1955 in a Scottish League Cup match against Falkirk which the club won 5–0.

Max had a very successful spell at Rangers, winning two Scottish league championships and finishing top scorer three times in a row.

Murray amassed 121 goals in just 154 and on October 24, 1956 he scored Rangers’ first ever goal in European competition, an equaliser in a European Cup first round match against OGC Nice at Ibrox, a match Rangers won 2–1.

Max Murray left Rangers in 1962 for West Bromwich Albion, but he only lasted a season in English football before he moved back to Scotland.

Max Murray passed away at 80 years old.