Dundee United are in consultation with the SFA after Rangers said they wouldn't accept their Scottish Cup ticket allocation.
The United board, led by chairman Stephen Thompson, met on Wednesday, with the fifth-round cup clash on the agenda after Rangers announced supporters should not attend their first match away to Clydesdale Bank Premier League opposition since they were relaunched as a new company and denied entry to the SPL.
A statement from United read: "It is with huge disappointment that we read both the content and tone of the statement from Rangers, stating that they will not be taking any tickets for our Scottish Cup tie in February and urging their supporters not to attend.
"However, we do not intend to enter into a war of words with Rangers or to dignify their position by responding in kind.
"We have noted their decision not to take any tickets for this cup tie and will now act accordingly in arranging the match.
"The statement from the Rangers makes it clear that their fans should not attend. We have therefore raised a number of related matters with the Scottish FA and will be making no further public statement until their advice has been received."
Rangers' announcement brings into question whether they will be entitled to share in the revenue generated by the fixture, with the matter up for discussion at a meeting of the SFA board on Thursday.
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what do you think?
Simple RFC should tell them no money no fixture there is nothing in the SFA rules forcing a club to to sell tickets for an away game & more importantly the rangers fans have the right to not buy tickets.Absolutely hilarious & pathetoc that a club that has been 1 of the main conspirators against RFC has the nerve @ being unhappy that RFC & it's supporters do not want tickets for this game this same club would like to have seen our demise & there fans threatened boycotts if we were reinstated to the spl but now there crying @ not profiting from the huge gers fanbase i want the Rangers fans assosciations to go even further by informing thomson @ DUFC & our other enemies in the SPL that on our rtn to whatever the top league is we will boycott there grounds & make them suffer financially.What goes around comes around.