New Mark Warburton Rangers quotes miss the point entirely

New Mark Warburton Rangers quotes miss the point entirely
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 23: Mark Warburton, Manager of Rangers looks on prior to the Betfred Cup Semi Final match between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on October 23, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

The Magic Hat, AGAIN, is the press protesting his innocence about his sacking/resignation from Rangers all those years ago, as Mark Warburton has once more announced he didn’t resign and would never resign from Rangers.

In a case of a pure grudge, the former manager had this to say about the whole thing:

“I’ve never said anything derogatory about the club and never will. I was lying on the sofa and it was five to nine and I’ll never forget this, it’s burned on my brain.

“My phone started jumping a little bit and I got an email from Stewart saying ‘Please check your email’. It’s a minute to nine on a Friday night before a game so I’m literally going to watch the news, do a little bit of paperwork and go to bed. I look over and purely by chance I’m on Sky Sports and on the yellow ticker tape I see ‘Mark Warburton has resigned from Rangers’. I did a double take.

“So I phone Davie Weir and said ‘I think I’ve just been sacked’ but as I’m talking to Davie the TV is over here and he said ‘so have I’. I look up and it says ‘David Weir has resigned from Rangers.

“I said what’s going on? We tried to call and no one picks up. My agent calls and asked what’s going on, I said I have no idea, apparently I’ve resigned and I’ve no idea what they’re talking about.

“So in a nutshell, absolutely not, we were sacked by Rangers. We’d never walk away from a club like Rangers ever. That was the frustration that people suggested we had resigned. Nonsense. It was handled appallingly at the time. You’d never walk away from a club like Rangers but you have to deal with it.

“Then you get all the media saying ‘sue the club’. First of all, you don’t want embroiled in a court case because nobody is going to touch you while it’s going on. Different legal laws about English laws and Scottish courts and you’re going to go down that route and win money but your reputation is in tatters because you’ve gone legal.

“Everyone said ‘he must be guilty, he must have resigned because he’s not going down the legal route’. What do you win by going down the legal route?

“As I say, would we have won the case? I said to someone at the time, if the club could show Davie or I a phone call, an email, a letter, anything at all to suggest we’d resigned then I’d pay the legal costs. There was nothing because we never did.

“It’s a great shame because we had a really good relationship so for it to end that way it was bitter. It was unnecessary because it was purely because of Celtic’s unbeaten form.

“At the end of the day it was a privilege to manage Rangers and that will never change. I haven’t been back to Ibrox (as a fan) since that and I want to go back obviously but it’s about the right time but to be clear, you’d never resign from a club like Rangers.”

So, as you can see, the man doeth protest too much, but the real issue?

He has never once, and to this day it remains consistent, ever denied he was in talks with Nottingham Forest.

That was the issue, not whether he was sacked or not. He has done everything in the past few years BUT deny he negotiated with Forest, and the reason he and Rangers parted ways was due to those negotiations.

But nothing quite like half the story is there!

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