Albion Rovers chairman insists 'there was no coup' after stepping down in midst of League Two survival fight

Outgoing chairman Eddie Hagerty has moved to reassure Albion Rovers fans that “there was no coup” after his shock resignation. 

The announcement that the Coatbridge supremo was to step down rocked Cliftonhill after a brief statement on social media.

However, the supremo says the decision was plotted months in advance to have interim chairman Ian Benton a smooth transition following the AGM last month.

Benton is expected to be at the helm for the remainder of the...
source: Daily Record

2020-02-21 12:47
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