RANGERS will host a minute's applause for Celtic legend Billy McNeill ahead of its match this weekend.

The Ibrox club announced it will pause to reflect on the life of the Lisbon Lions player, who died earlier this week, before taking on Aberdeen this Sunday.

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The Gers said: "A hugely respected figure, Billy McNeil always conducted himself with great dignity & since his passing tributes have been made by many throughout the game, including his great rival & friend John Greig.

"A minute's applause will be held before Sunday's match against Aberdeen."

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Fans have been quick to approve the club's decision, with a tweet announcing the plans racking up more than 1,300 likes.

The legendary player will be laid to rest next week.