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Old 16-05-2012, 11:04 PM
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Glasgow Rangers' appeal against £160,000 fine and 12-month transfer embargo rejected
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Old 16-05-2012, 11:05 PM
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Could be worth watching.


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2 years of pain for over 20 of cheating.

Not enough IMO.
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Old 16-05-2012, 11:43 PM
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Rangers have had their appeal against a £160,000 fine and a year-long transfer embargo rejected by a Scottish Football Association tribunal.

The SFA had charged the club with six breaches of its rules and banned owner Craig Whyte from Scottish football.

Rangers, who remain in administration, argued that they should not be held responsible for Whyte's actions.

But an SFA statement said: "The appellate tribunal affirms the decision of the disciplinary tribunal."

The decision will come as a blow to the consortium lead by former Sheffield United chief executive Charles Green, who had an offer to buy the club accepted on Sunday and who was present at the appeal.
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“This sanction was proportionate to the breach, dissuasive to others and effective in the context of serious misconduct”

SFA statement

Administrators were called in to Rangers on 14 February after the tax authorities went to court to seek payment of an unpaid bill that had built up since Craig Whyte took charge at Ibrox in May last year.

Entering administration meant Rangers were docked 10 points by the Scottish Premier League - a move that helped ensure that Rangers lost their title to Glasgow neighbours Celtic.

An SFA disciplinary tribunal imposed the fine and transfer ban on 23 April after charging Rangers and Whyte of bringing the game into disrepute.

Administrator Duff & Phelps immediately challenged the decision, saying it could hinder chances of finding a new owner for the club.

The three-man tribunal - Lord Carloway, Partick Thistle chairman Allan Cowan and Spartans chairman Craig Graham - will give full reasons for rejecting the appeal in writing "in early course", but the SFA issued a summary of its conclusions.

"It was competent for disciplinary tribunal to impose the additional sanction of prohibiting registrations of any new players of 18 years or older for a period of 12 months," it stated.

"The disciplinary tribunal was correct to determine that the conduct involved - especially the deliberate non-payment of very large sums, estimated in excess of £13m of tax in the form of PAYE, NIC and VAT - was attributable to the club as a member of the Scottish FA.

"The disciplinary tribunal was correct also in holding that the maximum fine available for this breach was £100,000 and on its own was inadequate as a punishment for this misconduct. It was therefore correct to select an additional sanction.

"The sanctions available included expulsion from participation in the game and termination or suspension of membership of the Scottish FA, which would have had a similar effect.

"The appellate tribunal observes that serious consideration was given by the disciplinary tribunal to imposing one of these sanctions, which would have had obvious consequences for the survival of the club.

"The disciplinary tribunal rejected these as too severe and this appellate tribunal agrees with that conclusion.

"Although the appellate tribunal has listened carefully to the representations from Rangers FC about the practical effects of the additional sanction, it has concluded that this sanction was proportionate to the breach, dissuasive to others and effective in the context of serious misconduct, bringing the game into disrepute.

"In particular, the appellate tribunal recognises that the disciplinary tribunal decision does not affect Rangers' ability to extend the contracts of existing professional players, including those whose contracts will expire at the end of this season and including also those currently on loan to other clubs.

"The appellate tribunal observes that Rangers FC have over 40 professional players in this category."
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Old 17-05-2012, 07:16 AM
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bbc 1 8pm tonight, doc about the huns and their current predicament
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Hutton, arteta, de boer, advocaat, amorous, boyd .............some serious names.
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Old 23-05-2012, 09:32 PM
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all over?were celtics fans right.rangers till july
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