Thursday 25 December 2014

Rangers to keep titles in undisclosed payments scandal

By Lisa Gray

Published 28/02/2013 | 12:34

Oldco Rangers have been handed a fine of £250,000 following an investigation into undisclosed payments to players but the club will not be stripped of any titles.

A Scottish Premier League-appointed independent commission - chaired by Lord Nimmo Smith - imposed the fine after finding the Ibrox side guilty of failing to make proper disclosure of side-letter arrangements during 2000-2011.

However, the club avoided the most severe sanction of losing up to five SPL titles won during the period investigated after the commission ruled Rangers "did not gain any unfair competitive advantage".

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