The Scottish side Rangers FC is in desperate need of a cash injection and this is why the owner of Newcastle United Mike Ashley has recently been providing the team with loans, however Ashley is believed to be interested in taking full control and ownership of the Scottish team, reports are going on stating that Ashley is prepared to sell Newcastle United in order to make an official bid for Rangers.
For the past 2 years Mike Ashley has been attempting to sell Newcastle United but has not managed to find a concrete offer or buyer for the Premier League club.
Rangers’ inconsistent form continued even after the appointment of Kenny McDowell as the new manager. The team suffered a heavy 4-0 loss at the hands of Rangers going into the New Year. This defeat sees the club a massive 15 points adrift of the table leaders, Heart of Midlothian.
The financial situation of Rangers FC is in a poor state as the Scottish club accepted a £2million loan from the owner of Newcastle United, Mike Ashley and one of the consequences that this brought was the resignation of the former Chief Executive Officer Graham Wallace from his position at Rangers.
Philip Nash was another member of the Rangers club that decided to step down and drop the position he had at Ibrox and now Mike Ashley has to select some of his own people or candidates to fill up those positions that were left vacant.
Rangers will be looking to continue their pursuit of table leaders Heart of Midlothian this weekend when they take on Dumbarton away from home. Rangers have been inconsistent in the league this season. They have managed just three wins in the last five encounters and it has seen them drop nine points behind the table leaders. Even though they have a game in hand, it is now looking highly unlikely that they may finish in the automatic promotion spots. Ally McCoist set the target of winning the league once again and it would have seen them promoted to the Premier League straightaway.
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti refused to entertain questions about the goalkeeper situation at the club by saying that it is a closed matter as far as he is concerned. Madrid recently allowed their goalkeeper Diego Lopez to join AC Milan in a free transfer. However, be brought in World Cup 2014 star Keylor Navas as his replacement. The Costa Rican goalkeeper was one of the finest players at the World Cup and his move to Madrid suggested that Ancelotti did not have complete confidence in Iker Casillas. The Real Madrid legend has had a troubled time in the last few years.
Sunderland is willing to buy the English youngster Will Buckley and they have even bid for him, but, there is no certainty that they would be able to grab the services of the player as there is one other club which is in this race and that is West Bromwich Albion.
It’s Gus Poyet only, the current Sunderland boss, who had signed Buckley at Brighton. He likes the playing style of the 24-year old a lot and he wants to unite with him once again, this time at the Stadium of Light.
Rangers manager Ally McCoist has revealed that he has money to spend in the upcoming transfer window. The transfer embargo on Rangers was recently lifted and it allows the club to enter into the market to strengthen the squad significantly. Rangers have already utilise the loan market today benefit and have been able to win back-to-back promotions. The club may have underperformed in cup competitions in the last two years, but they are once again favourites to win the Scottish Championship and return to the Premier League after a three-year absence.
Rangers experienced going through successful season which has seen them earning a promotion spot to the Scottish Championship League. The side of Ally McCoist collected a total of 102 points throughout the entirety of the past season which was more than enough for them to conclude the campaign at the highest spot of the standings.
Ally McCoist is preparing his team for the upcoming season by making changes in the club as well as attempting to sign new arrivals and has already signed Kenny Miller from Vancouver Whitecaps who will be making his way to the Ibrox Stadium for a 3rd occasion.
Rangers manager Ally McCoist has revealed that neither him nor his players will be receiving any bonuses for achieving promotion this campaign. The club recently promoted back to the Scottish championship and it was the second back-to-back promotion achieved under McCoist. This has increased expectations that the club will be back in the Premier league sooner rather than later. Due to the overwhelming financial difficulties at the club, McCoist has revealed that he has not decided to take any bonus following this season’s success.
Rangers manager Ally McCoist has had to defend a wide range of criticism after his team were defeated by Raith Rovers in the final of the Ramsdens Cup.
The club are expected to comfortably get this trophy under the belt, but a 1-0 defeat after extra time meant that it was more misery for McCoist in a cup competition. This has led to several doubting the possibility of McCoist getting Rangers back into the Scottish Premier league. The club will be playing in the Scottish Championship next season after getting promoted automatically by winning the league.