Interest in Glasgow Rangers from US, Far East

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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- Glasgow Rangers administrator Paul Clark says there has been interest from the United States and the Far East in taking over the financially stricken Scottish champion.

Clark says administrators are hoping to whittle the field down to "serious bidders" by the end of the week.

Rangers was forced to seek bankruptcy protection in February after a long-running dispute with tax authorities, triggering a 10-point deduction for the 140-year-old club and effectively handing the title to crosstown rival Celtic.