Fed-up Malcolm quits Scotland for Brisbane Roar

Bob Malcolm says he's quitting Scotland for Australia's Brisbane Roar over constant sectarian abuse.

The former Rangers defender told the Scottish Sun: "I've had enough of walking along a street in Glasgow and someone screaming 'ya dirty Orange b*****d' in my face.

"I've just had enough of all the hassle. It's the main reason for me wanting to give Australia a go.

"I won't miss any of that, it's not worth it anymore.

"I will come back one day because I like having my family around me.

"For the moment though, I'm just looking forward to getting away."

On his move to Australia, Malcolm added: "The Australian League is developing all the time and big Oz has told me it's a really good standard - I don't think it's too far off the SPL.

"Of course, Oz (Craig Moore) is over there and Ian Ferguson is manager at North Queensland Fury.

"On top of that Charlie Miller is there and big Scotty Wilson is also flying out this summer.

"So I will have plenty of people around me and that should help me settle in at first.

"I think I'll shack up with Oz until I find my feet so it should be interesting times ahead.

"I will go over for my medical and if everything is okay I will sign straight away. It's one of those ones, don't knock it until you've tried it.

"Danny Tiato is there and so is Robbie Fowler and Kevin Muscat.

"The manager has said to me that the league in Australia has really taken off in the last few years and I can't wait to get started.

"My first game will be against Celtic on July 12.

"That should be interesting. It should all be a good experience."

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