RANGERS have confirmed 23,000 fans will be granted admission to their Premiership opener against Livingston.

The club announced their ticket allocation for the league match has been increased from an expected 17,000.

Season ticket holders will be entered into a ballot for the chance to head to the match.

Those who are not drawn to attend will be able to watch the match through RangersTV.

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The club also revealed they are hopeful of a capacity Ibrox crowd for their second leg of the Champions League third qualifying round match on August 10.

A statement on the club website read: "All Season ticket holders will be entered into a straight ballot for the available 23,000 tickets.

"Supporters who are successful in the ballot will receive an email and have until Thursday 10.00am to select a seat.

"A second ballot will take place for any remaining tickets with a deadline of Friday 10.00am to select a seat.

"Any supporters who are unsuccessful will receive a virtual match pass for the game with live RangersTV coverage.

"We appreciate your ongoing patience and support as we continue to lobby for a return to a full capacity at Ibrox stadium.

"In line with current government guidelines, we expect to have a full capacity at Ibrox for our second leg match in the UEFA Champion’s League on 10 August."