SPFL take aim at Rangers' 'dossier' - not 'a single shred of evidence' to back up bullying and corruption claims

The SPFL released a statement regarding Rangers' dossier

Rangers have "at last" issued their dossier on allegations of bullying and corruption from the SPFL.

It relates to the organisation's resolution which it put forward to the 42 member clubs recommending that the Championship, League One and League Two be terminated on a points-per-game system.

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The controversial vote was passed with 81 per cent of clubs in favour of the resolution with a precedent set for the Premiership to also be terminated in due course.

The SPFL hit out at Rangers' 'dossier'. Picture: SNS

It led to Rangers hitting out at the SPFL's handling of the process, making allegations of bullying and coercion, while requesting that chief executive Neil Doncaster and adviser Rod McKenzie be suspended while an independent investigation take place.

The Ibrox club submitted their dossier to member clubs this morning with reports of a document stretching to 200 pages.

Those clubs will take a vote at an EGM next week whether an independent investigation should go ahead with 75 per cent approval required across the four divisions.

The SPFL, after an initial glance, released a statement revealing that there is not a "single shred of evidence to support Rangers’ vociferous claims".

An SPFL spokesman said: “It is now a month since Rangers accused the SPFL of bullying and corruption relating to the Dundee FC return.

“At last, Rangers have issued their ‘dossier’ and we will now take time to review it, before responding to all 42 clubs.

“Since Rangers publicly demanded the suspension of the SPFL’s chief executive and legal counsel, everyone in Scottish football has waited patiently for them to present their case.

“However, an initial examination of their ‘dossier’ has failed to identify a single shred of evidence to support Rangers’ vociferous claims of corruption, bullying and coercion by SPFL staff.

“If Rangers have any good reason for Neil Doncaster and Rod McKenzie to be suspended, we have yet to see it.”

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