Rangers fans' site is closed

A RANGERS supporters group has shut down its website 24 hours after receiving a letter from Ibrox board members' lawyers.

Loading Comments
Share
Print

Sons of Struth, which has carried out a series of protests against the Rangers board, closed their site yesterday.

It comes a day after lawyers for Rangers director brothers Sandy and James Easdale wrote to the group about allegedly offensive comments posted online.

As reported in the Evening Times, Sons of Struth said lawyers for the Rangers board members ordered them to remove posts from three individuals.

Sandy Easdale is chairman of Rangers Football Board, and his brother James is a board member.

Sons of Struth spokesman Craig Houston, said: "It saddens me to notify you that until proper legal advice can be obtained, then the Sons of Struth Facebook page will be taken down for an undisclosed amount of time."

He added: "Until full legal advice is taken, I can't leave myself open to threat of action against me."

Mr Houston, who formed Sons of Struth last year, is a life-long Rangers fan. The splinter group has organised demonstrations and protests aimed at the Ibrox hierarchy.

A spokesman for Rangers said they would not comment on the issue. But he did confirm a letter had been sent to the Sons of Struth fans group.

The fans' group confirmed they received a letter from the brothers' solicitors on Tuesday.

It read: "We received a letter from Peter Watson, solicitor advocate of Levy & McRae acting on behalf of Mr and Mr Easdale.

"The letter asked us to remove posts from three individuals."

rebecca.gray@ eveningtimes.co.uk

Football

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

147673

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
                Games news:                
                               

Putting the world to rights

                               

Gail's Gab

                               

Embrace the sun but be careful

               
Free swim at a Glasgow Club pool for every reader - Click here

Entertainment

Lifestyle

Wedding
Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.

                Janice Bell                
                               

Janice Bell

                               

You Couldn't Make This Up

                               

I gave up the ghost when it came to changing my kids.

               
Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Columnist Michelle McManus is Sussed in the City, and loves to chat about anything and everything.