Glasgow http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24430/all en Soccer-No short cut offered to Rangers in Scottish shake-up http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/soccer-no-short-cut-offered-rangers-scottish-shake <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - Former champions Rangers will not be offered a short cut back to the top of Scottish football under a plan agreed on Tuesday to reform the club game in Scotland.</p> <p>Rangers have had to relaunch from the lowly fourth tier of the Scottish game after collapsing under a pile of debt last year.</p> <p>The demise of the 54-times champions has added to the financial problems facing many clubs in Scotland where attendances are modest for most teams except Rangers and Glasgow rivals Celtic.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/soccer-no-short-cut-offered-rangers-scottish-shake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Business Football in Scotland Glasgow Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:45:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731721 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Rangers threaten to quit Scotland over league revamp http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/soccer-rangers-threaten-quit-scotland-over-league-revamp <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Former champions Rangers have threatened to seek to move to a league outside of Scotland if a plan to restructure the Scottish game goes ahead as proposed.</p> <p>Rangers are currently in the fourth tier of the Scottish game after collapsing under a pile of debt last year.</p> <p>The latest proposals envisage a new three-tier structure for the Scottish game, but the authorities have ruled out fast-tracking Rangers back to a higher level.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/soccer-rangers-threaten-quit-scotland-over-league-revamp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Scotland Football in the United Kingdom Glasgow Rangers Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 17:00:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732218 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Angry Rangers threaten to quit Scotland http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-soccer-angry-rangers-threaten-quit-scotland <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Keith Weir</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Former champions Rangers have threatened to try to move to a league outside Scotland if a plan to restructure the Scottish game goes ahead and leaves them languishing in the lowest tier.</p> <p>Chief Executive Charles Green made the threat on Wednesday, floating the prospect of the Glasgow club joining forces with teams from European nations such as Belgium and the Netherlands.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-soccer-angry-rangers-threaten-quit-scotland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture in Glasgow Glasgow Govan Rangers Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 18:15:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732257 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Rangers set out their plan for Scottish shake-up http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/soccer-rangers-set-out-their-plan-scottish-shake <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 14 (Reuters) - Former champions Rangers set out their vision on Monday for a reform of Scottish club soccer after threatening last week to try to find a European league to play in.</p> <p>Rangers, now in the fourth tier because of financial problems, proposed delaying any changes to the Scottish structure until 2014/15.</p> <p>The Glasgow club also recommended splitting the game into three leagues of 14 clubs rather than the proposed 12-12-18 format that could take effect from next season.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/soccer-rangers-set-out-their-plan-scottish-shake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Scotland Football in the United Kingdom Glasgow Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 11:45:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734088 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NHL-Rangers captain Callahan injured in win over Flyers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/nhl-rangers-hit-back-win-over-flyers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates with details, quotes)</p> <p>* Rangers captain Callahan suffers shoulder injury</p> <p>* Lundqvist frustrates Flyers offense Jan 29 (Reuters) - The New York Rangers turned the tables on the Philadelphia Flyers with a 2-1 victory at home on Tuesday but it came at the price of goal-scoring captain Ryan Callahan who suffered a shoulder injury.</p> <p>The Rangers, beaten by the same score by the Flyers on Thursday, lost Callahan early in the third period when he was injured during a tussle with Philadelphia's Maxime Talbot.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/nhl-rangers-hit-back-win-over-flyers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlantic Division Cablevision Glasgow National Hockey League Philadelphia Flyers Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 03:30:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741350 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: United outclass nine-man Rangers on McNamara bow http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-united-outclass-nine-man-rangers-mcnamara-bow <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Johnny Russell scored a double as Dundee United outclassed nine-man Rangers to knock the fallen Glasgow giants out of the Scottish Cup at the fifth-round stage with a 3-0 win at Tannadice.</p> <p>Jackie McNamara, who replaced Peter Houston on Wednesday, took his place in the United dugout for the first time and he watched his side get off to a dream start as Russell fired home the opener after just 15 seconds.</p> <p>The striker then hit the bar before Jon Daly doubled United's advantage with a 36th-minute header.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-united-outclass-nine-man-rangers-mcnamara-bow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Scotland Football in the United Kingdom Glasgow AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 16:00:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744031 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: United outclass nine-man Rangers on McNamara bow http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-united-outclass-nine-man-rangers-mcnamara-bow-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Johnny Russell scored a double as Dundee United outclassed nine-man Rangers to knock the fallen Glasgow giants out of the Scottish Cup at the fifth-round stage with a 3-0 win at Tannadice.</p> <p>Jackie McNamara, who replaced Peter Houston on Wednesday, took his place in the United dugout for the first time and he watched his side get off to a dream start as Russell fired home the opener after just 15 seconds.</p> <p>The striker then hit the bar before Jon Daly doubled United's advantage with a 36th-minute header, and Russell then grabbed his second of the match 11 minutes from time.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-united-outclass-nine-man-rangers-mcnamara-bow-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Scotland Football in the United Kingdom Glasgow AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 17:00:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744077 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Rangers say no threat to club over debt dispute http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/soccer-rangers-say-no-threat-club-over-debt-dispute <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Former Scottish soccer champions Rangers have dismissed fears that the club could face a new battle for survival over a disputed bill.</p> <p>One of the best supported teams in British soccer, Rangers have had to relaunch from the fourth tier of the Scottish game after their parent company was liquidated last year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/soccer-rangers-say-no-threat-club-over-debt-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Scotland Glasgow Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 15:30:55 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748969 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Commission to rule on Rangers payments http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/football-commission-rule-rangers-payments <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The commission set up by the Scottish Premier League (SPL) to look into alleged undisclosed payments to players at fallen Glasgow giants Rangers is due to announce its findings on Thursday.</p> <p>The SPL said Wednesday the commission appointed in relation to "RFC 2012 Plc (now in liquidation) and Rangers FC and chaired by Lord (William) Nimmo Smith" would publish its written decision at noon local time (1200GMT) on Thursday.</p> <p>The probe centres on payments made through the Employee Benefit Trusts (EBT)set up by former Rangers chairman David Murray.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/football-commission-rule-rangers-payments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Business Glasgow Labor Law Rangers F.C. AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:31:11 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5768632 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Rangers keep titles but fined by commission http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/soccer-rangers-keep-titles-fined-commission <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 28 (Reuters) - Former Scottish champions Rangers will not be stripped of any of their titles after being investigated for undisclosed payments from 2000 to 2011, the Scottish Premier League (SPL) said on Thursday.</p> <p>However, the company (Oldco) that formerly ran the Glasgow club and went into liquidation last year has been fined 250 thousand pounds ($378,400).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/soccer-rangers-keep-titles-fined-commission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Business Culture in Glasgow Glasgow Labor Law Rangers Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:31:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5769692 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: 'Old' Rangers fined but retain titles http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/football-old-rangers-fined-retain-titles <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The former Rangers football club have been fined £250,000 ($380,000) for making undisclosed payments to players, but will not be stripped of any titles, it was announced Thursday</p> <p>An independent commission appointed by the Scottish Premier League (SPL) found the old company or "Oldco" Rangers guilty of failing to make proper disclosure of "side-letter arrangements" between 2000 and 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/football-old-rangers-fined-retain-titles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Culture in Glasgow Glasgow Labor Law Sport in Glasgow AFP Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:17:21 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5769745 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: 'Old' Rangers fined but retain titles http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/football-old-rangers-fined-retain-titles-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The former Rangers football club have been fined £250,000 ($380,000) for making undisclosed payments to players, but will not be stripped of any titles, it was announced Thursday</p> <p>An independent commission appointed by the Scottish Premier League (SPL) found the old company or "Oldco" Rangers guilty of failing to make proper disclosure of "side-letter arrangements" between 2000 and 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/football-old-rangers-fined-retain-titles-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Business Culture in Glasgow Glasgow Labor Law AFP Thu, 28 Feb 2013 17:16:52 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5769975 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Rangers fined 250,000 pounds but keep titles http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/update-1-soccer-rangers-fined-250000-pounds-keep-titles <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* SPL fine has no impact on new company - club</p> <p>* Highly unlikely that fine will be paid (Adds Rangers statement)</p> <p>Feb 28 (Reuters) - Former champions Rangers will not be stripped of any of their titles after being investigated for undisclosed payments to players and staff from 2000-11, the Scottish Premier League (SPL) said on Thursday.</p> <p>However, the company (Oldco) that formerly ran the Glasgow club and went into liquidation last year has been fined 250,000 pounds ($378,400).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/update-1-soccer-rangers-fined-250000-pounds-keep-titles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Business Culture in Glasgow Glasgow Labor Law Rangers Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 17:45:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5770008 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Rangers old and new urge end to 'witch hunt' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/football-rangers-old-and-new-urge-end-witch-hunt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rangers' past and present owners called for an end to a "witch hunt" after the company that ran the club was fined £250,000 ($380,000) for making undisclosed payments to players.</p> <p>An independent commission appointed by the Scottish Premier League (SPL) found the old company or "Oldco" Rangers guilty of failing to make proper disclosure of "side-letter arrangements" between 2000 and 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/football-rangers-old-and-new-urge-end-witch-hunt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Culture in Glasgow Glasgow Labor Law Sport in Glasgow AFP Thu, 28 Feb 2013 19:16:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5770107 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Rangers ruling angers Lennon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/football-rangers-ruling-angers-lennon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Celtic manager Neil Lennon made no secret of his annoyance Friday at the punishment imposed on the old company that ran arch-rivals Rangers.</p> <p>An independent commission appointed by the Scottish Premier League (SPL) fined the old company or "Oldco" Rangers £250,000 ($380,000) on Thursday for making undisclosed payments to players.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/football-rangers-ruling-angers-lennon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in the United Kingdom Glasgow Neil Lennon AFP Fri, 01 Mar 2013 18:30:50 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5771183 at http://www.globalpost.com