ATV Sport understands that the Scottish Football League are packaging TV Rights for 25 Division 3 games, involving Rangers, to tender.
While the SPL are in crisis talks with Sky and ESPN about the cost of their league rights without both old firm.
The Scottish Football League’s media representative IMG, has approached broadcasters with a package to show up to 25 live Rangers matches in Division Three next season. The proposed deal includes the opportunity to broadcast all 18 of Rangers’ away league matches.
However, any deal cannot be finalised until the Scottish FA grants membership to the new club. Rangers went into Administration in February, and in the process of Liquidation at the moment with Charles Green’s Consortium setting up a new company (Newco).
The SFA want Rangers word they can clear all footballing debts, plus take the punishment from their old company to have a twelve month transfer embargo.
The proposed SFL TV deal subject to certain criteria, including fixture and scheduling clashes as well as policing. The new league season less than three weeks away so all parties want something settled fairly quickly.
As the prospects for the SFL look good the Scottish Premier League have been in talks with Sky and ESPN for the past 48 hours about the cost of the rights for their league, with Rangers outside the top flight for a few seasons at least.