Ally McCoist has launched a vehement attack on the
Sevco Scotland, who bought soon-to-be-liquidated
In a joint statement from the football authorities and Sevco, it was revealed that
The document revealed the SPL had "reserved its position" over their probe into alleged undisclosed payments to
McCoist, who has had former
In a statement released by his club, McCoist said: "Forty-eight hours from now, we are supposed to start the season with a game at Brechin and, as I sit here today, I don't know exactly what our status in the game is, where our players that we have should be registered - and what the future holds for us going into next week.
"It's a ludicrous situation - and I owe it to our fans to make my views known on it.
"No-one is denying that
"But that is not being allowed to happen - and I have to ask myself why?
"In recent days, I have been in a number of meetings with
"In my years in professional football, I have not always agreed with everything the SFA did or said. But, no matter what you thought of their decisions, there was no doubt they ran the game firmly and robustly.
"I can only imagine
"As for the SPL, they seem determined to pursue as hostile an agenda as possible towards
"They kicked us out of the SPL - which was their right - and we acknowledge that - but that doesn't seem enough for
"Not only as they are withholding our SPL prize money for last season - they won't tell us how much it is but we reckon it to be about £1.3million.
"And having said they don't want us - they do want a bigger share of the TV money that our presence will bring to the SFL and its clubs. Never mind sporting integrity - where is the moral integrity there?
"And there is no line to be drawn in the sand.
"They want what we and our fans bring, yet seem determined to strip us of every bit of our dignity. It has to stop.
"Sadly, only one Scottish football body has offered us any help or assistance - the SFL - and I would like to thank
"We are grateful for the opportunity. We are looking forward to the challenges ahead, making new friends in the months ahead and having a positive impact on the SFL.
"It is now over five months since
"In recent days I have bumped into
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