Green was quick to reassure Rangers fans

Rangers deal 'signed and sealed'

A deal to sell Rangers FC has been agreed after an offer fronted by former Sheffield United chief Charles Green was accepted.

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Green made alleged remark about ex-Rangers director

Former Rangers chief executive Charles Green. Credit: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Former Rangers chief executive Charles Green was accused of breaching two rules by the Scottish Football Association after alleged comments he made about ex-Ibrox commercial director Imran Ahmad.

Green - who resigned from his position at Rangers last month - has 30 days to pay the £2,500 fine.

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Report: Rangers oldco fined £250,000 but keeps titles

The ruling preserves up to five titles, including three masterminded by Walter Smith (left) and Ally McCoist (right). Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Archive

The former Rangers football club has been fined around £250,000 by the Scottish Premier League for failing to register players correctly, but will keep its league titles, STV has reported.

The club faced losing up to five league trophies ahead of the ruling by an independent commission.

The fine must be paid by Rangers oldco, which is now in liquidation, rather than Charles Green's new company, which bought the club's assets last July.

Rangers 'will never forget' Ibrox disaster victims

Rangers have tweeted a tribute on the anniversary of the Ibrox disaster.

Sixty-six football fans died on 2nd January 1971 in the crush at Ibrox Park (now Ibrox Stadium) during an Old Firm game.

Crowds were trying to leave the stadium and were caught in a stairway, 200 people were left injured.

Rangers have tweeted this picture in memory of fans who died at Ibrox Park in 1971
Rangers have tweeted this picture in memory of fans who died at Ibrox Park in 1971 Credit: Twitter/ @RFC_Official

Rangers tweeted a picture and wrote tribute to those who died: "We will never forget those who went to follow the Rangers & never made it home. Forever in our hearts #AlwaysRemembered."

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Dundee to play next season in Scottish top flight

Dens park will now host the likes of Celtic and other SPL clubs.
Dens park will now host the likes of Celtic and other SPL clubs. Credit: PA

The Scottish Premier League have confirmed that they have offered this season's last remaining place to Dundee. The Irn-Bru First Division runners-up were chosen ahead of relegated Dunfermline during the league's annual general meeting at Hampden.

Despite reports of a possible U-turn in recent days, SPL clubs agreed to work towards the decision made by Scottish Football League clubs to put Rangers in the Third Division.

An SPL statement read: "It was agreed that the SPL would work with the Scottish FA, SFL and Rangers to facilitate Rangers FC taking their place in SFL Division 3 this season."It was agreed that Dundee FC would be invited to fill the space vacated by Rangers FC in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League."

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Rangers pair attend SPL annual meeting

Rangers newco chief executive Charles Green and manager Ally McCoist arrived at Hampden this morning ahead of the Scottish Premier League annual general meeting. The SPL clubs will also decide who is to replace Rangers as the 12th club in the league.

Green's bid to acquire Rangers' share in the competition was rejected by SPL clubs on July 4 and his club were subsequently voted into the fourth tier of Scottish Football.

Scottish Premier League to decide on Rangers replacement

The SPL will hold their annual meeting today with the main task of deciding who replaces Rangers as the 12th club in the division. The decision comes after the Ibrox team were demoted to the fourth tier of Scottish football.

Dundee play their home games at Dens Park
Dundee play their home games at Dens Park Credit: PA

Favourites to replace Rangers are Dundee or Dunfermline. Dundee are in the running after narrowly missing out on promotion from the Scottish First Division last year, whilst Dunfermline are staking their claim on the basis that they were the last club in the league before being relegated last year.

Dunfermline will be hoping that it is East End Park that will host SPL fixtures next season
Dunfermline will be hoping that it is East End Park that will host SPL fixtures next season Credit: PA
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