‘Sorry, But I Just Don’t Believe A Word’ ‘Very Disingenuous’ Fans Question Robertson’s Claim About Rangers’ Champions League Revenue

‘Sorry, But I Just Don’t Believe A Word’ ‘Very Disingenuous’ Fans Question Robertson’s Claim About Rangers’ Champions League Revenue

Rangers’ Chief Executive Stewart Robertson has disputed reports that the Light Blues will receive £40m in prize money from qualifying for the Champions League group stages.

Robertson suggests the Gers will only earn half that much, and they would have to reach the quarter-finals in order to earn close to the original figure.

Supporters on Twitter are not convinced by Robertson’s argument, with many citing the fact that the club could earn a great deal more from gate receipts for the three home fixtures:


As some have pointed out, we will find out a lot more about what the actual financial situation is when the next accounts are made public.

It is pretty surprising to hear the club playing down the revenue they are receiving from the Champions League. Whichever way you look at it, it is a substantial cash injection and you do have to ask questions about where all the extra cash is going.