UK time is: 23:17:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

McCoist Sad To See Telfer Go

Following on from the news that midfielder Charlie Telfer had moved on for pastures new and turned down the offer we had made him to extend his contract manager Ally McCoist has spoken to the Official Site and said that although he obviously wishes the youngster the best for the future, he was very sad to see him go.

'We wish Charlie all the best but we were obviously very sad to see him go. He trained with the squad and came on against Stenhousemuir and we feel he is a great prospect. He still is, but sadly for Dundee United now. We offered Charlie terms which he was well within his rights to decline and he did. He moves with our best wishes.'

McCoist goes on to say that the 'first thing' people need to realise about this development, is that it was Charlie's decision and the club definitely wanted to keep him, but for whatever reason - the contract he was offered or maybe promises of more first team action that we could offer at this stage of his development - he favoured the switch and he says questions about why he'd move instead of staying with us, are for Charlie to answer given his recent quotes and he wasn't going to be pulled into that.

Telfer isn't alone in being highly rated for the future though and McCoist knows that Gordon Durie's youth side have plenty of talent within it and with the facts being that 21 Academy graduates have between them made more than 450 appearances for the first team following our administration, he doesn't believe that younger players aren't given a fair crack of the whip, albeit obviously different players develop at a different rate.

'We are delighted with the academy, we want to get as many coming through as possible but 13 last year is good and we will never rest on it. Perhaps the whole thing has been blown up a little because Charlie has exercised his right to move on, but we will continue to work hand in hand with the academy. The boys that warrant and deserve their chance, I can reassure everybody, will get it.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 9 2014

Time: 6:30PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Rangers Articles

Lewis Is Like A New Player (Friday July 25 2014)

McCoist - Progress Is Clear (Friday July 25 2014)

Ottawa Fury 0-1 Rangers (Friday July 25 2014)

McDowall Not Impressed (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Highlanders 1-2 Rangers (Tuesday July 22 2014)

McGregor Not Getting Carried Away (Sunday July 20 2014)

McCoist - Win Was For The Fans (Sunday July 20 2014)

Archived Rangers Articles

List All Vital Rangers Articles
Get Adobe Flash player
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. joe 2

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Falkirk 0 0 0 0 0 0
5. Hearts 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Hibernian 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Livingston 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Q o S 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Raith 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Rangers 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Two Fixtures Changed For TV Coverage
Rangers : 25/07/2014 19:18:00
Lewis Is Like A New Player
Rangers : 25/07/2014 19:13:00
McCoist - Progress Is Clear
Rangers : 25/07/2014 18:26:00
McCulloch Delighted With Ottawa Win
Rangers : 25/07/2014 18:19:00
Striker comes back fighting
Dundee United : 25/07/2014 16:21:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Dunfermline MotM
Suggested By:  
Bell 3%
Faure 4%
Smith 8%
Black 4%
McCulloch 0%
Mohsni 4%
Aird 52%
Peralta 4%
Daly 0%
Shiels 4%
Law 13%
Sub - Little 4%
Sub - Clark 0%