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MEDIA INVITE

Date: 6th November 2017

MEDIA INVITE

 

FINDINGS FROM FIRST INDEPENDENT EVALUATION OF SCOTTISH FOOTBALL GOVERNANCE TO BE REVEALED

 

 

WHEN:                                 Tuesday 7th November 2017 at 12.30pm

WHERE:                               Firhill Stadium, Firhill Road, Glasgow G20 7AL

WHO:                                   Henry McLeish (former First Minister and board member of the SFSA); Dr Joachim Lammert (The Department of Sports Economics and Sports Management at the University of Leipzig); Prof. Dr. Axel Faix (University of Applied Science and Arts in Dortmund); Simon Barrow (Chair of the SFSA); Paul Goodwin (SFSA)

WHAT:                                 Short presentation on the key research findings and interview opportunities afterwards

 

NOTE: a fans event will be held at Firhill Stadium at 6.30pm where discussion on the findings will be held

 

 

The findings of the first independent evaluation of Scottish football governance will be revealed by The Scottish Football Supporters Association (SFSA).

 

Responded to by some 16,000 fans (as well as players, officials and other stakeholders in Scottish football), the research was conducted by the independent SFSA in partnership with German academics experienced in similar football evaluations.

 

The results will vividly illustrate the huge culture gap between fans and many of the institutions that run the game and point to the need for a groundbreaking ‘big conversation’ about remaking the game in Scotland.

 

The SFSA is Scotland’s fans’ representative in The Football Supporters Europe network (FSE), an independent, representative and democratically organised grass-roots network of football fans’ in Europe with members in currently 48 countries across the continent.

 

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For further information on The SFSA please contact Paul Goodwin on 07702-252519 or Simon Barrow on 07850-120413

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