“New Rangers signing Jordan Jones has been naïve and disrespectful – I think Kilmarnock fans will go for him”

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STEPHEN Craigan has accused Jordan Jones of being naïve and disrespectful in the wake of striking a deal to join Rangers and warned Kilmarnock fans could turn against the winger in the second half of the season and make his position at Rugby Park untenable.

Jones took to social media website Twitter after signing a pre-contract agreement with the Ibrox club earlier this week and stated the moment was “a dream come true” before signing off “WATP” (We Are The People).

However, the 25-year-old will only join the Glasgow club, who currently are just a point ahead of his Ayrshire outfit in the Ladbrokes Premiership table, after the 2018/19 campaign finishes in May.

His post, which appeared on the day of Kilmarnock’s 150th anniversary, has been badly received by many Rugby Park supporters and prompted Barry Richmond, a Kilmarnock Trust director, to call for him to be dropped.

Speaking as Premier Sports unveiled their presenting team for the William Hill Scottish Cup at Hampden earlier this week, former Northern Ireland captain Craigan branded his countryman’s actions ill-advised and predicted they could have far-reaching consequences.

“It’s naïve by Jordan,” he said. “I don’t know him personally, …read more