Dundee will take the place of Rangers in the Scottish Premier League (SPL) next season it was confirmed today. Glasgow giants Rangers were expelled from the top-flight following months of financial problems that saw the 140-year-old club enter administration.
Friday saw the 54-time champions dropped into the Third Division of the Scottish Football League, the fourth tier of Scottish football. Following an SFL meeting Monday, a statement said: "It was agreed that Dundee FC would be invited to fill the space vacated by Rangers FC in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League."
Dundee, runners-up in the First Division, were competing with Dunfermline, relegated from the SPL last season, for a place in next term's top flight.