Rangers could have to fork out £1.1m for a calamitous contract entered over a memorial wall at Ibrox commemorating the Ibrox disaster.
Memorial Walls are claiming that Rangers pulled out of a contract to build the wall after signing on the dotted line. They claim that the Ibrox club has “no defence to the breach of contract claim”.
Should Rangers lose out on such a huge whack of money, and still have no wall at the end of it, it will be a real source of embarrassment for the club.
The cost of £1.1m seems incredibly high and it would be hugely disappointing to lose money to these chancers, who appear to be taking full advantage of the situation.
Rangers have also claimed “considerable concern” over the professional dealings of the group.
They claim that Memorial Walls attempted to intimidate club legend John Grieg through a letter indicating a potential claim for breach of contract.
Rangers’ senior counsel Kenny McBrearty QC told the Court of Session in Edinburgh:
“It is very difficult to see how a 76-year-old man who was captain of Rangers at the time of the Ibrox disaster and expressed honestly held opinion could be said to be inducing a breach of contract.”
Memorial Walls deny trying to intimidate John Greig in this way.
Whatever comes of the case, should Rangers be found guilty of breach of contract, it is incredible the club has managed to lump £1m, quite literally, at the wall.