Rangers doomed to life in Third Division

Aberdeen yesterday appeared to extinguish Rangers' flickering hopes of playing in the Scottish Premier League next season, with the Old Firm giants now expected to be demoted to the bottom division, ending a 140-year stay in the top flight.

'Newco' Rangers forced to re-apply for SPL status

A newly-created Glasgow Rangers will have to apply to continue their existence in the Scottish Premier League and will be banned from European competitions for three years, in developments that have angered prospective owner Charles Green.

Rangers consigned to liquidation

Rangers have been consigned to liquidation after Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs decided to reject an offer from Charles Green's consortium.

Craig Whyte talks with potential Rangers buyers

Rangers majority shareholder Craig Whyte has spoken to several of the parties interested in buying the club, including members of the Blue Knights, as he insisted he remained relevant to the sale process.

Refusal to back Motor City bailout may be a bump in road for Romney

As Republican primary voters go to the polls in Michigan today, the US President Barack Obama will be trumpeting the renaissance of the state's auto industry, born of a taxpayer bailout in the depths of the recession which both current Republican front-runners say should never have been approved.

Palace near end of a bumpy ride to Wembley

Crystal Palace will have covered some distance if they protect their advantage in the Carling Cup semi-final tonight; from administration to Wembley within two years. Between those two markers they avoided relegation from the Championship on the final day of the season and were saved from extinction by the CPFC 2010 consortium.

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Crystal Palace on verge of takeover

The deal which should secure Crystal Palace's future was signed today and the club's administrator hopes for a conclusion by the end of July.

FSA fines shares 'cheat' a record £2.8m

He claims to live in a former council house, holidays in the South of France only thanks to the generosity of friends and says even when his business (now in liquidation) was at its height, it was only a tiny operation.