SPL money helps Gretna continue
The SPL money will help Gretna to continue until the split
The Scottish Premier League has advanced Gretna some of the money the club needs to survive until at least the league splits.
Gretna, who entered administration this week after benefactor Brooks Mileson withdrew his financial backing after falling ill.
BBC Sport has learned Gretna will be paid £100,000 by the SPL.
Meanwhile, former Carlisle United boss Roddy Collins is heading an Irish consortium aiming to buy the club.
The money from the SPL would enable Gretna to play the five matches before the league divides into top six and bottom six.
Collins said he and other members of property developers the McMullen Group, will meet administrators at Raydale Park on Tuesday to discuss the bid.
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