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The SPL Demands Rangers Pay Costs of Nimmo Smith Commission – Or Does It?

One cannot but admire the tenacity and news-finding abilities of that old master of the “inky trades” Mr David Leggat. Yesterday morning’s piece by him revealed that the SPL have asked Rangers to pay the costs of the SPL Independent Commission under Lord Nimmo Smith.

Mr Leggat’s revelation was followed later on by an official reaction from Rangers.

It is fair to say that Mr Leggat’s perception of how Rangers would receive the bill seems spot on.

The official statement, which I quote below, does not make reference to “attack dogs”, an “axis” or bribery. Nor does it seek to label this demand as a last hurrah for a bankrupt league, led into error by the Chief Executive of another team. Continue reading


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