Who Are The Horsemen Of The Rangers Apocalypse?

The dizzying raft of exposes emanating from investigations into twenty-first century Rangers (and a few years before, if ex-director Hugh Adam’s revelations are at all credible) is truly now doing my head in. Plymouth Argyle’s pock-marked spell in administration last year produced enough material for almost daily updates on this site. And the Rangers situation is matching this and more, with the complexities of financial law – and the variants between English and Scots law – providing enough evidence to back almost any argument. What I thought was obvious satire on the very premature idea that Rangers have been “saved” produced some agreement from intelligent sources, even though the comment that I’d written pseudo-poetic tripe was probably the fairest. After all, the last fortnight has been tripe fortnight, why shouldn’t I join in? Most of this has come directly or indirectly from four sources: current Rangers owner Craig Whyte; immediate predecessor David Murray, current Scottish FA president and Rangers ex-company secretary Campbell Ogilvie and administrators, Paul Clark and David Whitehouse. And, rounding off the fortnight with suitable farce, Clark and Whitehouse were apparently only “joint interim managers of Rangers” until this week – an odd role for accountants, even if many Rangers fans think they’d have done a better job than Paul Le Guen. Anyway, here’s my genuine take on Whyte and Murray, with the others to follow as...

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