Boardroom changes and the arrival of Mark Warburton

The Rangers Story: 1872-2015
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After months of pressure on the Rangers board, an EGM was held on 6 March 2015 at the behest of businessman and former director Dave King. Shareholders approved the appointment of King as Non-executive Chairman and the appointments of several other new directors were made as well. Existing directors Derek Llambias and Barry Leach were voted to be removed at the EGM and were suspended later in the week.

The following week, Stuart McCall was appointed as interim manager until the end of the season with Kenny Black as his assistant. Kenny McDowall stepped down from his role as caretaker manager.

After finishing third in the Championship, McCall took Rangers to the Premiership play-off final, which they lost 6–1 on aggregate to Motherwell.

On 15 June 2015, Englishman Mark Warburton was appointed the 15th man to become Manager of Rangers and ex-captain David Weir appointed as Warburton's new Assistant Manager, each on three year deals.

To be continued...