Now it can be told.
The problems of Rangers Football Club have seen the embattled supporters turned this way and that, like defenders facing a Jinky Johnstone run down the wing.
One minute there were certainties.
Rangers would spend ten pounds for every five their opponents would outlay.
Rangers would buy top quality players, or at least pay top-quality prices.
Rangers’ Scottish players would all be capped for the country.
Opposing teams would see what seemed to be many unfortunate but timely “honest mistakes” by referees in games involving Rangers.
Rangers would win the majority of the competitions they played for (except for European games where the Ibrox magic too often failed them).
But Rangers were top dogs – bankrolled by Sir David Murray and the Bank of Scotland. Continue reading