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Rangers Director Under Fire as Scottish Football Row Deepens

Scottish club Rangers FC (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Scottish membership Rangers FC (Photo Credit: Reuters)

The different eight SPFL administrators have issued a prolonged rebuttal of plenty of allegations made in a file Rangers despatched to golf equipment on Thursday.

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  • Last Updated: May 9, 2020, 12:46 PM IST

London: Rangers managing director Stewart Robertson has been accused of constructing “baseless, damaging and self-serving attacks” by his fellow Scottish Professional Football League board members.

The different eight SPFL administrators have issued a prolonged rebuttal of plenty of allegations made in a file Rangers despatched to golf equipment on Thursday.

They mentioned that they had “complete confidence” in chief government Neil Doncaster and authorized advisor Rod McKenzie, each of whom the Ibrox membership need suspended.

The board members once more urged golf equipment to reject Rangers’ decision proposing an impartial investigation into the circumstances surrounding the vote that ended the lower-league season and handed the SPFL board the authority to do the identical for the Premiership.

Robertson claimed golf equipment had been proven a “complete disregard” and had been “railroaded”.

The letter, which got here forward of a gathering between the 12 Premiership golf equipment and Championship winners Dundee United on Tuesday, acknowledged it was “enormously frustrating to see one of our number launch baseless, damaging and self-serving attacks”.

The board members additionally questioned why Robertson had waited so lengthy to make his claims.

Rangers had been 13 factors adrift of leaders Celtic when the Premiership season was suspended in March because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Celtic can be awarded a record-equalling ninth consecutive title if the SPFL board deemed that no extra video games may very well be performed.

Later on Friday, Aberdeen chairman Dave Cormack mentioned discussions concerning altering the league construction had floor to a halt.

The transfer would have seen Hearts stave off relegation in a re-vamped 14-team Scottish top-flight.

“Whilst the group sympathises with the plight of the situation the relegated teams are faced with, it concluded that this is not the right time to consider immediate reconstruction in the midst of a crisis,” Cormack, who represented the edges concerned within the talks, mentioned.

“But the group is willing to engage in and pick up on these discussions once we are through Covid-19.”

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