Dave King: My task is now to 're-build Rangers' after latest announcement

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Rangers director Dave King is looking to re-build the club after passing the SFA's 'fit and proper' test.

Rangers director Dave King has told the club's official website that he is looking to re-build the club having been cleared to assume his role.

King and his consortium assumed control of Rangers back in March, and now the SFA have confirmed that King has passed their 'fit and proper' test, allowing him to really kickstart his role at Ibrox.

The South African-based businessman oversaw the appointment of Stuart McCall less than a week after winning control of Rangers, and so far, that decision has paid dividends.

McCall has lost just once in charge of Rangers so far, and the 1-1 home draw against Queen of the South on Sunday has taken Rangers into the semi-finals of the Scottish Championship play-offs, with a matchup against Hibernian coming up this evening.

A place in the Scottish Premiership is at stake, with Rangers looking to get back in the top flight after years of off-field problems - something King is now looking to bring an end to.

Speaking to the Rangers official website after being told that he had passed the 'fit and proper' test, King says the he is now looking forward to re-building Rangers, whilst also admitting that he can't wait to face Hibernian at Ibrox tonight.

"I am delighted with today’s announcement from the Scottish FA. I can now turn my attention fully to the task of re-building Rangers," said King. "I always maintained I would meet the fit and proper requirements of the Scottish FA once they had examined all the evidence and that is what happened."

"I said before that I must be the most scrutinised candidate in Scottish football history but, as I also previously explained, I was happy to accept this given the importance to the Club of having a Board fully comprised of individuals with the Club’s best interests at heart and who are all approved by the Scottish FA. We finally have that, and my colleagues on the Board and I look forward to serving the Club in the years to come."

"This first leg of the play-off semi-final is absolutely crucial. I will be going to the match and I urge as many Rangers fans as possible to buy the remaining tickets to ensure a packed Ibrox. Together we can help drive the team forward," he added.

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