Rangers to complain to Scottish FA over Celtic chief executive's jibe
Peter Lawwell was asked by shareholders about the Ibrox club at an Annual General Meeting.
Rangers say they will complain to the Scottish FA following comments made by Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell.
Asked for his thoughts by a shareholder at Celtic's Annual General Meeting on why some in the media refer to Rangers as a club in existence since 1872, rather than a new club because of the liquidation of the company operating the club in 2012, Lawwell quipped: "Rory Bremner can pretend to be Tony Blair."
In response, a statement from the Ibrox side on Friday evening read: "The club are disappointed with the comments attributed to Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell earlier today.
"Rangers Football Club, now in its 141st year, has a proud history which has been recognised by the football authorities and was noted in a recent SPL Commission determination.
"The club will now take this matter up with the relevant football authorities."
Lawwell sits on the Scottish FA's main board as the representative from the governing body's Professional Game Board.
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