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Rangers Shareholder Blue Pitch Says It Won't Be Forced Out Of Ibrox

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 31 / 15

The Middle Eastern frontman acting for mystery Scottish Championship side Rangers shareholders Blue Pitch Holdings on Wednesday night warned Dave King his investment group "will not be forced out of Ibrox," according to Keith Jackson of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. Lebanese lawyer Mazen Houssami -- th...

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