The men who will define day of reckoning

THEY are the nine men at the centre of the bitter boardroom battle that has plagued Rangers for months.

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James and Sandy Easdale are two of the big players in tomorrow's Ibrox AGM scrumdown
James and Sandy Easdale are two of the big players in tomorrow's Ibrox AGM scrumdown

Tomorrow, the Gers board will stand for re-election at the Light Blues' AGM as four hopefuls look to win a seat at the top table.

Here, SportTimes looks at the key figures in the battle for control at Rangers.

THE BOARD:

David Somers - The man who replaced club legend Walter Smith as chairman has only been in his new job for a month but has already upset fans with a series of comments.

The 65-year-old is a qualified accountant and will oversee what is likely to be a stormy AGM tomorrow.

Graham Wallace -Former Manchester City chief was named as CEO last month and arrived at Ibrox with an impressive CV.

Has already begun to form a relationship with Rangers gaffer Ally McCoist and has the most chance of winning over fans.

Brian Stockbridge - Under-fire finance director whose job has been branded 'untenable' by both Paul Murray and Jim McColl.

Focal point of fans' anger and has close links with controversial duo Charles Green and Imran Ahmad which has caused concern for supporters.

James Easdale -Joined the board after Green's departure and has moved into the picture alongside his brother Sandy in recent months.

Owner of McGill's buses has yet to win trust of the Light Blue legions.

Norman Crighton - The Dundee-born investment banker was appointed as a non-executive director last month and has been given the backing of McColl.

THE REQUISITIONERS:

Paul Murray - The former director and Blue Knights leader, Murray has been vocal in his condemnation of Craig Whyte, Green and the Rangers board.

He has admitted this is likely to be his last chance to get another seat at the top table.

Malcolm Murray - He stood down as chairman in May after a series of bust-ups with a fractured board.

Murray is a life-long Rangers supporter and is a highly-respected individual in the City.

Alex Wilson - A Boyhood Rangers fan and respected businessman.

Scott Murdoch -Murdoch is a director at Loch Lomond Golf Club and a former Blue Knight.

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