FORMER Celt Jim McInally,now the Peterhead boss, has hit back at plans to allow the Hoops development squad into League Two.
A proposal, as reported by CQN on Monday, has been put to the SPFL clubs to allow the Parkhead colts – and one other team – to join next season.
McInally said: “In my opinion the experiment of Under-20 sides in the Challenge Cup has failed miserably both in terms of crowds and results.
“That should be stopped and the idea of colt teams in the league should be kicked out, as well.
“It is not up to the likes of Peterhead to help develop players en masse for Celtic, Rangers (sic) or other clubs. That is their responsibility.
“It is not Peterhead’s issue that other clubs find themselves saturated with players and they are trying to find something meaningful to do with them.”
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