Rangers supporters have responded on Twitter to the surprise news that Dave King has launched a bid to rejoin the Ibrox board.

King, who holds a 15.45% stake in Rangers, stepped down as chairman in March 2020.

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Former Rangers chairman Dave King is making a bid to return to the board at Ibrox. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

He returned to South Africa and appeared to be moving on from the club after playing a big role in bringing success back to Ibrox.

Now, though, less than two years after his exit, he has offered to come back.


“Now that my business interests in South Africa have been stabilised following the devastations of Covid, I have advised the board of RIFC plc that I am available to re-join the board and offer my services to the further development of the Club,” he said [Glasgow Times].

“I remain the largest shareholder of RIFC and look forward to many years of service to the Club and, most importantly, to its supporters.”

This news has really come out of the blue and has shocked many supporters.

There’s a huge amount of respect and gratitude for the work King did as chairman when he steered the club away from the dark days.

However, there’s also some concern that his return could be disruptive, particularly following his recent criticism of the board for the breakdown of their relationship with Club 1872.

Here’s a selection of reactions from Twitter:

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