THE household of rail tycoon Alan McLeish has pumped over £1million into Rangers, we will reveal.
The businessman’s son Barry, 41, fronted a current bumper belief fund funding into the Ibrox outfit.
Alan, 60, couldn’t be a part of the shareholding resulting from footie guidelines as a result of his estranged spouse Phyllis, 56, remains to be a director at Kilmarnock FC.
However a supply mentioned: “Alan and Barry are Rangers-daft and have had season tickets for years. Barry follows them dwelling and away.
“And Alan is buddies with Gers’ MD Stewart Robertson — so he was joyful to see the funding from a household belief.
“It doesn’t imply Barry is on the Ibrox board however he’s very proud to have a stake within the membership he loves, particularly now they’re champions.”
Alan is MD of railways upkeep specialists QTS, which he bought to engineering firm Renew for £80million in 2018.
Barry, of Monkton, Ayrshire, is the agency’s operations director.
Three years in the past he performed alongside a few of his heroes in a testimonial match for ex-Gers and Killie legend Kris Boyd.
He got here on as a late sub for former Mild Blues ace Michael Mols. And after the match he posed for a group pic beside ex-stars Ally McCoist, Peter Lovenkrands and Kenny Miller.
Barry was additionally not too long ago seen in a web based photograph carrying a Rangers high on vacation.
We informed beforehand how his dad and ex-stepmum are going via a bitter big-money divorce battle.
Court docket paperwork present that Phyllis has claimed her marriage to Alan broke down “irretrievably” two years in the past resulting from his “behaviour”.
Her paperwork requires the sum of £16.5million to be paid to her “at such date and by such technique because the courtroom thinks match”.
She’s additionally demanding half the worth of the matrimonial dwelling in Monkton, purchased for £872,000 in 2014, and desires a luxurious flat in Benidorm, Spain, to be bought.
And finance guru Phyllis is searching for cost for what she says is her position in turning QTS right into a thriving agency.
She’d beforehand picked up £15million after it was bought.
Her declare is being decided by a excessive courtroom decide.
Alan, Barry and Rangers refused to remark.
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