Sun reporting the arse cheeks want Colt teams in the league. Considering they are actively looking for a way out of Scotland to chase the money they can f**k off. More deserving clubs could get the two places they want.
CELTIC and Rangers are lobbying for entry for their Colts teams into SPFL League Two — possibly as early as next season.
SunSport can reveal that Celts chief executive Peter Lawwell and Gers supremos want to ensure they get the benefit of their revolutionary Irn-Bru Cup experience on a WEEKLY basis for the immediate future.
And it’s believed the feeling of the majority of SPFL clubs has been positive on their involvement.
Now there are discreet moves behind the scenes to prepare a formal proposal for League Two to be extended by the addition of Celtic and Rangers’ development teams.
Premiership chiefs met last week and SunSport understands Lawwell made clear how keen they are to set the ball rolling on it.
There are a number of lower league clubs concerned about the idea — but the Old Firm, buoyed by general feedback from other teams, reckon they can be persuaded to agree to it.
The SPFL would also have to consider what would happen if either of the kids’ sides were to win the league.
But SunSport’s information is that both Celtic and Rangers would initially be happy to forego promotion.
It has also been suggested they would consider playing every game away from home, although it’s unclear if that could be practical.
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Respective first-team bosses Brendan Rodgers and Mark Warburton — who go head-to-head for the first time at Parkhead on Saturday — are supportive of the concept, anxious to provide a better platform for their up-and-coming starlets.
An SPFL insider said last night: “There’s an appetite, certainly among the bigger clubs, about the idea of colts and Under-20 teams in League Two.
“Even though both clubs lost games in the Irn-Bru Cup there’s a feeling at the top level of clubs that the experience has helped the young players.
“There would be some challenges regarding making it happen but the feeling is there’s a will for it. It’s something the League itself would also appear willing to consider.”