A former Rangers player has re-applied for planning permission to open a pub next to Ibrox.

As we previously reported, Scott Arfield bid to transform two vacant units into a new pub on Copland Road last June.

The appeal was knocked back.

But now, the midfielder has re-submitted his request.

In the papers, the applicant argues why the previous reasons for refusal should be reconsidered.

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It said: "The existing frontage of the building does not hold any architectural or historical merit and it the design and scale of the proposed frontage alterations would be in keeping with the style of the building.

"There is one public house within the immediate vicinity of the application site. The addition of the proposed public house would not result in over-provision of public houses within the Economic Development Area."

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The now-vacant building was previously used as a bookmakers and there are flats above it.

This new bid is being considered by Glasgow City Council planning officials and a decision is expected by Friday, May 3.

The last day for comments is Monday, April 8.