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Campaigning Change:

The Scottish Supporters network offers fans a platform to discuss important issues within the game and offer opportunities to influence real change within the game. By joining, you will helping ensure the Scottish Supporters network is a strong, organised and unified voice with the common aim of improving the game for supporters. You’ll be invited to participate in surveys, polls and competitions and will be helping to make the network as representative as possible. Fans can be assured their views are represented through Supporters Direct Scotland’s work in association with the football authorities. We believe that having a strong vibrant fans movement allows us to act as a focal point for any organisation to hear the views of Scottish football supporters, be it the media, the Scottish Government or football authorities.
SD Scotland are calling upon clubs in Scotland to be proactive and creative in trying to make Scottish football more affordable and accessible for all. Scottish football's cheapest tickets are expensive compared to other European leagues (please see our research here). To try and increase the attendances of Scottish football and to make it more affordable to a wider demographic of fans, SD Scotland recommend a more diverse range of ticket prices especially aimed at enticing younger fans into grounds and to promote football as a more affordable pastime for families.
We've been invited to participate in Lord Bracadale's independent review of hate crime legilsation in Scotland. Please help inform our response by completing this survey to ensure fans' views are represented in a meaningful way. Survey results will also be used as evidence of supporters' views on the Offensive Behaviour Act as part of its Stage 1 scrutiny.  

We recognise the significant annual investment TV companies make into Scottish Football. We’re also sure that low attendances don’t look great as a TV spectacle. SDS wants to build a direct relationship with Sky Sports, BT Sport and BBC Scotland with a regular course of meetings. We know there must always be compromises, but we believe there’s a real opportunity for us to work together to promote the game we love.  You can take part in our survey, back our petition,  join the discussion and view our research to date via our Campaign For Change wall.

23rd January 2020 - 2019/20 Survey Results Revealed

Supporters Direct Scotland today (January 20th) revealed the survey results from the second year of a three-year benchmarking study in partnership with the Scottish FA and SPFL. This season’s survey… Read more »

16th January 2020 - Kids Shouldn’t Head The Ball

The BBC are reporting that kids heading footballs could be banned in Scotland within weeks. The SFA want to act due to fears linking heading footballs with dementia.  A report… Read more »


16th January 2020 - Are Scotland’s Striking Options Starting To Look Up?

For far too long Scotland have struggled to find a few different strong options to lead our line. But that might change in 2020.  Oli McBurnie has often looked out… Read more »


10th January 2020 - Scottish Football Should Continue To Hold Off On VAR

VAR (Video Assistant Refereeing) has become a hot topic in Scottish Football in the last month.  Reports in December suggested that the SFA were ready to start a study that… Read more »


30th December 2019 - Let’s Support The Lower Leagues This January

After yet another frantic festive period, Scottish Premiership sides are now embarking on a three week winter break.  That doesn’t mean that fans from top flight clubs should also take… Read more »


18th December 2019 - Euro 2020 Ticket Touting Ban Introduced

The Scottish Parliament unanimously passed the UEFA European Championship Bill yesterday, and this piece of legislation will be in place for the entirety of 2020 as Hampden Park hosts three… Read more »


10th December 2019 - It’s All To Play For In The Scottish Premiership And I Love it!

The Scottish League Cup may have been decided this past weekend, and congrats to Celtic on their latest triumph, but there’s everything to play for in the Scottish Premiership.  At the… Read more »


9th December 2019 - Let’s Hope Scott McTominay Can Boss Scotland’s Midfield Like He Bosses Man Utd’s

Manchester United have had a pretty inconsistent season thus far in the English Premier League but they’ve rallied as of late, recording wins over Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur and Pep Guardiola’s… Read more »


5th December 2019 - Raith Rovers Hitting Right Notes On Social Media

I pretty much follow every Scottish football club on twitter. Some of the accounts are very catchy and I’ll always notice, while others are a bit dull and they don’t… Read more »


3rd December 2019 - Behind The Goals: Manifesto Destiny

  Listen here After a LONG break, it’s the return of Behind The Goals! This episode is a topical one – looking forward to next week’s General Election and what… Read more »


24th November 2019 - Scotland Should Welcome Back Scott Brown If They Qualify For Euros

  Scott Brown stated earlier this week that he’d consider coming out of international retirement if Scotland were to qualify for next summer’s European Championships.  When asked if he’d perform… Read more »


23rd November 2019 - Scotland Starting To Make Progress Under Steve Clarke

It was a positive international week in November for Scotland as Steve Clarke’s men won both their encounters in the last of the Euro qualifiers.  The victories over Cyprus and… Read more »


12th November 2019 - Can Scott McKenna Become The Solid Centre Back Scotland Need?

For sometime now Scotland have lacked quality when it comes to our central defence area.  Personally I think Charlie Mulgrew is now playing beyond his peak years. I think at his… Read more »


8th November 2019 - Celebrating A Great European Night For Scottish Football

Lazio and FC Porto are two very established European sides.  The Roman side currently sit in fourth spot in Serie A, while Porto are second in the Portuguese top flight…. Read more »


 

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