Clyde has joined the ranks of the Scottish Football League clubs who oppose plans to put the
The Third Division side believes the league reconstruction proposals, which include merger of the two league bodies and a one-off £1 millon ($1.53 million) payment from the
Although Clyde argues some of the reconstruction proposals have merit, it criticised perceived 'threats' from the document, which was sent to the 30 SFL clubs after talks between officials from the two leagues and the
The document claimed the Scottish game could lose £16 million ($24.56 million) a year if
A Clyde statement read: "The board believe that any proposals for change should not be rushed, as these have been.
"They also have to be done by consensus and not through threat or inducement, again, as these have been.
"The papers include a proposal to allow a newco to enter the First Division. This is contrary to the rules of the SFL and nothing within the papers justifies this proposal."
It added: "As a club owned by its supporters and recovering from having been on the brink of extinction, the board of
"Rebuilding from the bottom can restore the dignity stripped from the club by its former owners."
Clyde, which joined
"If things are as bad as indicated then Scottish football is in a far worse state than is being acknowledged.
"In which case it is time to accept the bankrupt model needs fixed and not supported and perpetuated on the back of this proposal."
It finished the lengthy statement with: "The reality is that we are faced with unique circumstances and it would be foolish to pretend otherwise, that probably means that compromise for some is inevitable, and perhaps even worthwhile for everyone in the long term.
"The solution however is not this hastily cobbled together proposal."
SFL clubs are due to meet on Tuesday to discuss the plan, 24 hours before SPL clubs vote on whether to accept Sevco's application to take
"If we are at the stage of bending rules and accommodating, threatening and blackmailing, we want to give it up," he told BBC Scotland.
"'If you don't vote in favour of this, we'll set up an SPL2 and invite clubs in. If you vote against, you won't get an invite'. What sort of organisation is that?"
Seven of the 12 SPL clubs have so far confirmed their opposition with the result of an official ballot of
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