Rangers win Dundee battle over travel costs as SPFL come down on Dens Park outfit again

Dundee will have to cover Rangers' travel costs after an SPFL hearing ruled in favour of the Ibrox side over compensation.

The Light Blues suffered two postponed Premiership clashes at Dens Park last season on March 17 and April 10 with the Ibrox side travelling on both occasions before the match was called off. The fixture was eventually played at the third attempt on April 17 - with a contingency plan in place to use St Johnstone's McDiarmid Park had Dens once again been deemed unfit for purpose on the night.

Rangers made their feelings known and hit out at the Dark Blue over 'negligence and unprofessionalism'. They then demanded the cover of their travel and overnight expenses with Dundee vowing to fight the claim for compensation. The Ibrox side then took the case to the SPFL and a hearing has found in their favour to add to a costly week for the Dens outfit.

Firstly they were hit with a whopping £186,000 fine with £120,000 suspended following a series of call offs at their home ground last term. They have also been forced to shell out £15K to St Johnstone's costs in getting their stadium set if required and now they've got the Rangers hotel and expenses on top.

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