It's ridiculous: Rangers-bound Jordan Jones slammed by Kilmarnock supporters chief
Northern Ireland international Jordan Jones has been criticised by a Killie Trust director after a video surfaced, allegedly from his Snapchat account, showing fans singing Rangers songs.
The Kilmarnock ace will join the Light Blues this summer after signing a pre-contract with the Ibrox club.
He admitted it was “a dream come true” on Twitter after the move was announced at the start of January.
A Snapchat video, allegedly posted on Jones’ account showing a pub full of fans singing Rangers songs, later surfaced on social media.
With his club just a point behind Rangers and Celtic at the top of the Scottish Premiership, Kilmarnock Trust director Barry Richmond was less than amused.
“It was completely out of order. It’s a total no-win situation here," he told Rock Sport Radio.
“There’s nothing we can do that’s going to make anything any better. It just makes a mockery of the full thing that you can actually sign pre-contracts with teams in the same league.
"Someone should be looking at that. It’s ridiculous this is happening. That guy is absolutely no use to us now for the rest of his contract.
"It’s no surprise where he went. But to do that halfway through the season and then start doing all that stuff on social media – him and his pals.
"We liked the guy, he was a good player for us. We’d have wished him all the best at the end of the season if he had decided to move on.
"That’s not a problem at all. The big problem is what he did straight after he signed and how he made us look – especially when it was the club’s 150th anniversary. It’s completely out of order."
Jones had praised his current club on Twitter after news of his deal with Rangers had been announced.
"I’ve said it before and will say it again I couldn’t be more grateful to @KilmarnockFC for their support and backing the last 3 years," he said. "Without them I couldn’t of achieved this dream. I have give everything for the club and will continue to do so. Thankyou."
The 24-year-old has made five appearances for Northern Ireland since his debut in the World Cup play-off second leg in Switzerland in November 2017.
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