Rangers: Roy Martin QC to oversee independent investigation

Ibrox stadium

Roy Martin QC will oversee of claims of "connections between Craig Whyte and former and current personnel of Rangers".

Rangers commissioned the independent examination following former owner

Whyte said he was behind the Charles Green-led purchase of Rangers' assets last year.

Green, who has denied any wrongdoing, has since resigned as chief executive.

A Rangers spokesman said: "Further to previous announcements concerning the investigation by Rangers International Football Club plc ("Rangers") into any connections between Craig Whyte and former and current personnel of Rangers and its subsidiaries, Pinsent Masons, the law firm conducting the investigation, have engaged a Queen's Counsel, Roy Martin QC, to oversee the independent investigation."

Since Rangers announced they would hold an independent investigation, the Scottish FA has asked the Ibrox club for further information regarding allegations of Green's dealings with Whyte.

Following Green's resignation, his business partner, Imran Ahmad, who had been Rangers' commercial director, .