Shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic, Supporters Direct Scotland were selected as a recipient of the first SD Europe Fund, for a project studying the approach to volunteer management in Scottish football. Whilst we had to change the project methodology, and put some activities on indefinite hold, we were able to continue work on this when […]
When Jock Stein originally spoke about the importance of fans, he probably didn’t consider that it would become part of the universal language of football more than 40 years later. It is so powerful an idea that it is routinely misquoted (the full quote is below) and often mis-attributed to any one of the Scottish […]
As the season nears completion, a number of issues affecting fans have featured prominently in media reports over the last week. Firstly, this Saturday’s SPFL matches and Scottish Cup fourth round matches have been rescheduled to avoid a clash with Prince Philip’s funeral at 3pm on Saturday afternoon. Despite matches being played behind closed doors […]
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As a partner of BeGambleAware, Supporters Direct Scotland is pleased to support the next stage of the Bet Regret campaign that launches this weekend. In this campaign bettors are asked to tap out of their betting app and pause, take a moment to think so they can avoid Bet Regret. This is a major campaign running […]
Inspired by a civic research project in Ireland where citizens are asked to describe their vision of an ideal Ireland, we decided to ask the same question about Scottish football. Visit the #ScottishFootballUtopia page and tell us “In an ideal world, what would Scottish football look like?” As the team behind Utopia Ireland say, “Don’t get hung up on what you […]
Football Supporters Europe have this week released a statement, signed by a wide cross section of European fans, in opposition to the creation of a European Super League: We are all united in our opposition to the creation of a European Super League—an unpopular, illegitimate, and dangerous scheme in the eyes of the overwhelming majority […]
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A new preparatory action designed to upskill SLOs and safety officers at clubs, national associations and leagues SD Europe has today announced the launch of TRANSFER (Transnational Football Exchange and Role-Sharing), a new two-year project designed to implement an EU Preparatory Action in the field of Exchanges and Mobility in Sport. This Preparatory Action aims […]« Previous Page — Next Page » < Back