Rangers' 8-1 defeat of Clyde was watched by their lowest home attendance for 29 years at Ibrox.
Only 11,190 fans turned up for the Petrofac Training Cup tie on Monday.
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Ally McCoist, the Rangers manager, actually scored the last time the attendance was lower, at the tail end of their dismal 1984-85 campaign, as the Ibrox side crashed to a 3-1 defeat to Dundee on March 23, 1985, in front of only 9954 fans.
Their lowest attendance of recent times was a 2011 Scottish Cup success over Kilmarnock, but the figure of 13,215 inside Ibrox for the comfortable 3-0 win was put partly down to a refusal by Kilmarnock chairman Michael Johnston to lower prices.