Rangers criticise SPFL voting process: Call for immediate suspension of league CEO and legal advisor

17 April 2020

Photo: PA Images Rangers have called for the suspension of the SPFL's chief executive, Neil Doncaster (pictured), and its legal adviser Rod McKenzie while an independent investigation is conducted.

The Scottish club say evidence from whistleblower raises "serious concerns" over process which has proposed to end the season in three divisions and potentially the Premiership.

Rangers say they have received "numerous reports" from other Scottish clubs claiming attempts have been made to "coerce and bully" them into supporting the SPFL.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Rangers want an independent investigation into the process which has proposed to end the season in three Scottish divisions and potentially the Premiership and have called for the immediate suspension of the Scottish Professional Football League's (SPFL) chief executive and legal advisor.

The SPFL earlier this week tabled a resolution to end the season in the three divisions and the 42 member clubs will vote on the proposal on Friday.

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