Warrant issued for arrest of former Rangers captain Lee McCulloch

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A warrant has been issued for ex-Rangers skipper Lee McCulloch following his failure to appear in court to face a speeding charge, reports BBC News.

McCulloch was due at Glasgow's Justice of the Peace Court on Monday and Justice of the Peace Alistair McLean granted the warrant after the played failed to appear.

The charge relates to an alleged offence on 8 July last year, when the 37-year-old was alleged to have driven at 81 mph in a 60 zone on the M8 motorway in a Mini Countryman Cooper.

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The Scotland international has played for Rangers since 2007 and captained the side since 2012.

The curtain had been brought down on his career at the Scottish side today as he was released by the club.

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Flagpole in the face

His final appearance was the feisty Scottish play-off match against Motherwell, which saw him get hit by a flagpole whilst on the touchline.

McCulloch had also enjoyed spells at Motherwell and Wigan Athletic in his career and may now move into a coaching role.

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