Rangers return to the top after beating Aberdeen at Ibrox

Rangers 2 – Aberdeen 1 (SPL, May 16, 2009) A goalless first half at Ibrox was not without incident. Charlie Mulgrew was sent off for Aberdeen just after the quarter hour and before the break Madjid Bougherra levelled things up to ten men for both sides with a dangerous challenge. Goals from Richard Foster (og) and Kenny Miller put Rangers in charge early in the second half and won the match despite a late strike from Michael Paton.