Campbell Ogilvie was appointed general secretary of Rangers in 1978 before eventually becoming a full board director. He left the club in 2005. For 11 years he was part of the regime that maintained Rangers sectarian signing policy which was eventually ended by new owner, Sir David Murray, in 1989. Ogilvie has made no public comment on this policy, never mind offered regret or contrition.
In other places he would be regarded as an embarrassing relic of a bygone age. In Scotland, he was appointed treasurer of the SFA in 2003. In 2010, we made him president of our national association.
He remains to this day, a beacon of how the game works in this country.
Earlier this year he told the BBC he had administrative duties until 2002, when he became responsible for legislative matters. While at Rangers he had an Employee Benefit Trust.
In March SFA chief executive, Stewart Regan, told Channel 4 that Ogilvie was “heavily conflicted” by his role and SFA president and his previous role at Rangers, while the SPL is conducting an investigation into what he and his fellow directors did. The SFA and SPL share office accommodation at Hampden Park.
Ogilvie refused to step down during the investigation and I understand has not offered the SPL inquiry any assistance.
Prediction: resignation within the week.
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