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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.

17th September 2019 - Celtic Should Have Best Club Shop In The World!

Personally I think most Scottish clubs could do better when it comes to their club shops. I think they should be offering more original content and not always just on… Read more »

10th September 2019 - Looking At The Role Of Solo Striker For Scotland

It’s safe to say that Scotland can’t be proud of either performance in their latest round of qualifying matches.  Both Russia and Belgium turned up to Hamdpen and left the… Read more »


5th September 2019 - Tough International Week Coming Up For Scotland

Before I discuss the Scotland men’s team, I think it’s only right that we start by praising the women’s side.  We heard a lot about inquests and disagreements after they… Read more »


26th August 2019 - Scottish Football Supporters Survey Launched

Supporters Direct Scotland has today (26th August) launched its Scottish Football Supporters Survey for season 2019/20 and encourages Scottish football supporters to take part to help Scottish Football score a… Read more »


19th August 2019 - Why Scotland Need To Recall Leigh Griffiths

Leigh Griffiths returned to training at Celtic just before the end of last season, after a significant period off due to difficult personal issues. The striker returned to The Hoops… Read more »


12th August 2019 - The Difference Between Hearts On The Pitch And Off It Is Stark

When I currently look at Heart of Midlothian Football Club I see two different things.  Off the field, the business side of the club seems to be working really well…. Read more »


9th August 2019 - Scotland Fans Should Be Excited About The English Premier League

  I’m a big believer in Scottish fans supporting their local clubs and their communities on match days.  That doesn’t mean that Scottish supporters can’t watch and appreciate what happens… Read more »


1st August 2019 - 12 Scottish Premiership Players I’m Looking Forward To Seeing In 2019/20

  We are just days away from the Scottish Premiership’s return.  With that in mind I thought I’d select a player from each of the twelve competing teams that I’m looking… Read more »


22nd July 2019 - Are Scottish Football Strips Going Through A Renaissance

Growing up in the nineties I think I was pretty lucky when it comes to collecting football strips. In those days kits in Scotland were impressive.  Rangers had original tops… Read more »


19th July 2019 - Scottish Football Should Be Pushing For More LGBT Equality

  I know there’s a lot going on at Firhill at the moment but I don’t want to focus on the current boardroom issues. Partly because I’ve no idea what’s… Read more »


11th July 2019 - Fingers Crossed For Killie!

  It has been a very exciting era if you are a Kilmarnock FC supporter.  They finished third in The Scottish Premiership last season, have brought in an Italian manager… Read more »


24th June 2019 - Looking At The 2019 Supporters’ Summit

On Saturday I attended this year’s Supporters Direct Supporters’ Summit.  This summer’s event was held at the Oriam in Edinburgh. It was a great venue and I can definitely see… Read more »


21st June 2019 - Motherwell Win Big On David Turnbull Transfer Deal

The David Turnbull transfer saga is finally over (Well just about). Like all good soap operas we had a lot of twists and turns along the way before the youngster… Read more »


14th June 2019 - Learning Curves For Scotland’s Senior Sides

  Having watched Scotland’s senior male and female teams play four times this week, it seems as though both are on big learning curves.  I’ll start by discussing the women’s… Read more »


 

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