BBC Scotland have undertaken a survey of all 42 senior clubs to collate information about the cost of football for fans – and Rangers fans on Twitter have blasted the broadcaster after it turned out the survey included all 42 SPFL clubs “except Rangers.”

There has long been bad feeling between the fans and the broadcaster over their coverage of the Light Blues and their refusal to attend Ibrox or the Hummel Training Centre.

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 12: A general view of BBC Scotland premises at Pacific Quay on February 12, 2011 in Glasgow, Scotland. A row continues over plans that the BBC plans to move the Question Time programme from London to Glasgow. It is thought that the presenter David Dimbleby is on the verge of resigning over the proposed move of the programmes to Glasgow

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The survey actually makes for interesting reading regarding the costs of supporting a football club – however by excluding the biggest and most-supported club in the country immediately excludes a huge swathe of fans.

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Incredibly, there is some data from Rangers with the BBC instead lifting information from the club website rather than making direct contact as they did in the case of every other SPFL club.

Given the BBC’s position as one of the league’s broadcast partners – not to mention funded by many of the fans the chose to exclude – it only makes the entire row even more farcical and the SPFL should step in and demand the BBC apologise to one of their members.

This picture shows a general view of Ibrox Stadium ahead of the Scottish League Cup match between Rangers and Inverness in Glasgow on September 16, 2014, ahead of the Scottish independence referendum on September 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO/IAN MACNICOL

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Rangers fans on Twitter were quick to hammer the broadcaster after fan site shared a screenshot of part of the article on Twitter.


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