Next Game

Alloa v Rangers

Saturday, 20 September 2014, 15:00

Scots Champ

Ibrox Stadium

Last Game

Rangers 1 - 0 Inverness

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 19:45

Scot Comm'ties Lge Cup Second Round

Rangers offer Ibrox assurances

Rangers' board of directors has offered assurances to supporters over the future of the club's famous Ibrox home, insisting it will not sell or lease the stadium.

Last Updated: 06/08/14 at 10:56 Post Comment

Ibrox Stadium: The home of Rangers for 115 years

Ibrox Stadium: The home of Rangers for 115 years

But a statement released on Sunday failed to make similar promises over the future of Murray Park, the club's training base in Auchenhowie.

Supporters' group Sons of Struth organised a march to Ibrox last weekend to demand protection for the stadium amid fears it would be sold to reduce debts or used as security on any future borrowings for a club 

A club statement read: "The board is happy to reaffirm its position, which has never been a matter of debate, by confirming once again that it will not enter into any form of sale, securitisation or leaseback of Ibrox Stadium.

"This has been and still remains the board's clear and consistent position on this subject as it continues to protect and enhance the assets of the club

"The board is committed to protecting the assets of the club for the benefit of all Rangers fans, and to adhering to the highest standards of corporate governance."

Rangers, who won promotion to the Scottish Championship last season, have already admitted fresh income will be required over the next year to meet running costs, with losses of nearly £70m announced for the first 18 months since the club was reformed after liquidation in 2012.

Some supporters have boycotted season tickets, but the statement appealed for unity as the club attempts to win promotion to the Scottish Premiership.

"Season ticket sales are continuing throughout the next few weeks ahead of the start of the season and we are grateful to the thousands of supporters who have already bought for the 2014/15 campaign," continued the statement.

"Events over the past few weeks have reminded everybody of the remarkably testing period our incredible supporters have been through in recent years and now is the time for us all to look forwards, together."

Lies, lies, lies!
- stevenrfc

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

ilarious, thanks for that. But if I may, I do suspect the reason of your partners' ire is not Tottenham, but most probably all the compusilve gambling :)

DannySmith
Backing Costa To Keep Banging 'Em In

T

wo police horses in a paddock. Horse 1: What's with the long face? Horse 2: I'm working St James Park this weekend.

hump3.
Pardew braced for protests

T

wo things. First, I can't stop reading your name as 'Dane Bowers'. Second, you used the words 'philosophy' and 'Redknapp' in the same sentence.

ajsr1982
Can United's Defence Handle Ulloa?

Footer 365

Premier League: Man City manager Manuel Pellegrini not concerned by Yaya Toure's form

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has no concerns over the form or commitment of midfielder Yaya Toure.

Transfer news: Chelsea's Jose Mourinho plays down Cristiano Ronaldo transfer talk

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has played down speculation about signing Cristiano Ronaldo.

Dundee boss Paul Hartley anticipates a good derby with United

Dundee boss Paul Hartley maintains his players have no fears as they prepare for the derby match with Dundee United.

Mail Box

Be Careful What You Wish For, Gooners

That's the message from a Man United fan in the mailbox. Plus, thoughts on Paul Lambert's new contract, the Alan Pardew dilemma at Newcastle and lots more...

No, Wenger IS To Blame For Failure...

The backlash to the backlash to the backlash sees Arsene Wenger getting a good kicking while we also have mails on Chelsea, Newcastle, Everton and lots more...

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