Rangers First have announced that they have become the 12th largest shareholder in Rangers Football Club with their total shareholding reaching 1.14 million – a 1.4% stake in the club.
Rangers legends Richard Gough and John Brown joined former Light Blues star Gordon Smith at a Q&A session with supporters in Glasgow this morning to confirm the latest figures.
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Rangers First currently have more than 7,500 members and there are a number of monthly share buying options available for £5, £10 and £18.72 a month. Club1872 memberships are also available. Full details can be found at www.rangersfirst.org
Ibrox legend Gough, a Rangers First member, commented: “I congratulate everyone at Rangers First for reaching this impressive total in such a short space of time. Every vote will count at the forthcoming General Meeting and I urge all supporters and shareholders to back fan ownership groups and vote for Dave King.”
John Brown commented: “Rangers fans around the world want their club back and Rangers First deserve great credit for buying so many shares in recent months. This 1.4% stake will be crucial at next month’s General Meeting and I am sure all fans will continue to back Rangers First.”
Gordon Smith added: “The last three years have been difficult for all supporters but Rangers First have shown there is a genuine appetite for fan ownership and this 1.4% stake in the club gives them an important voice. I have no doubt their numbers will continue to grow beyond the 7,500 members they already have and they can have a big say in the running of their club in the future.”