Next Game

Dumbarton v Rangers

Saturday, 01 November 2014, 15:00

Scottish Cup Third Round

Ibrox Stadium

Last Game

Rangers 1 - 0 St J'stone

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 19:15

Scot League Cup Quarter Final

Rangers chief scout departs

Rangers have announced that chief scout Neil Murray his left his post.

Last Updated: 03/04/13 at 12:41 Post Comment

Rangers have announced the departure of Neil Murray

Rangers have announced the departure of Neil Murray

But the Glasgow side are adamant that Murray has not left because of a "scandal" and say he will continue to work for the club in a different capacity.

Manager Ally McCoist confirmed last week that his former Ibrox team-mate had been suspended from duty.

And Rangers released a statement on Tuesday night which read: "Rangers today announce that Neil Murray has left the club.

"Rangers' chief scout has been in talks with the club for more than a week and both Rangers and Neil have agreed to part company.

"However, contrary to one malicious newspaper report, Neil is not departing because of any 'scandal.' This club has neither suggested nor said anything of the kind.

"In fact, Rangers are happy to point out that Neil has agreed to act as a consultant for the club.

"Rangers are embarking on what will be a far-reaching restructuring programme at various levels of the club and will not be deflected from the task, despite attacks from the newspaper in question."

And Murray himself was quoted as saying: "I am happy with the decision made and have no desire to add to the speculation and sensationalism which has surfaced in the media."

Murray played for Rangers during the 1990s and was appointed to the chief scout role in 2011.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

e might be on a hiding to nothing, but I cannae feel any sympathy- You want to know why? Shakira. That's why.

hairpolice
Pique Taking Blame Burden Again...

A

nd this season must feel like one long sigh at the Emirates . Yep, exactly that. Except for Alexis Sanchez, he's ace.

cheshire-gooner
Is Mario Balotelli's Talent Even That 'Obvious'?

H

ey! At least put our first clean sheet in a gazillion years in the winners section. Curse you F365 *shakes fist*

fouloleron
Is Mario Balotelli's Talent Even That 'Obvious'?

Footer 365

Real Madrid and Spain legend Raul joins New York Cosmos

Real Madrid legend Raul has agreed a deal with North American Soccer League side New York Cosmos.

Championship Chat: Owner hurting Leeds

James Dixon calls for Leeds owner Massimo Cellino to stop interfering in the club and also blasts the heads of Birmingham and Blackpool.

Transfer News: Hull's Tom Ince joins Nottingham Forest on loan until December 28

Nottingham Forest have signed Tom Ince on loan from Hull City on a deal until December 28.

Mail Box

'Pride' Didn't Stop Wenger Signing Flamini

Arsene Wenger's 'pride' in signings is quite rightly pulled apart. We also have a stupidly long email on going back, and one Mailboxer whooping about the FA Cup first round...

Wenger Kept His Pride By Turning Down Cesc

What message would it have sent if Wenger had allowed those that walked out to stroll back in? Plus, why Pochettino needs to adapt and the folly of limiting yourself...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property