The Scottish Supporters Network
The Scottish Supporters Network is operated by Supporters Direct Scotland. The network was specifically developed to capture the views of Scottish football fans and to help influence key decision makers through the formal governance structure of the game. Find out more and sign up here.
About Supporters Direct Scotland
In Scotland, Supporters Direct currently has representation at 32 clubs.
Supporters Direct was formed in 2000 as an initiative of the UK Government with the goal of ‘promoting sustainable spectator sports clubs based on supporters involvement and community ownership’.
Supporters Direct is a Community Benefit Society registered with the Financial Service Authority and owned by its member Clubs and Supporters Societies. To see how we can help your club or Supporters Trust, please contact us.
Andrew is Head of SD Scotland. He is passionate about social enterprises and international and community development. He has a ILM Level 5 in Social Enterprise Support and an MSc in Sport Management from the University of Stirling.
Scottish Council Members
Neil Bone (Chair)
Elected until 2017
Neil Bone is a qualified Architect who works out of Glasgow. Neil follows Ayr United and has done so since 1978, and he has served on the Society Board of The Honest Men Trust since its inception in 2003 acting as Secretary for the first six years.
Elected to the Scottish Council on February 2011 Neil will serve until 2014.
Elected until 2015
Fraser has over 15 years’ experience in a number of international marketing roles with major Japanese and American firms including Canon, NEC and currently with Dell. Dundee born and raised, he has spent many years working down south, after graduating from EM Strasbourg management school in France.
Fraser spent several years as secretary of the Dundee FC Supporters’ Association, before being instrumental in founding the Dundee FC Supporters’ Society in 2003/04 where he also served as secretary for a number of years and is now in his second spell as a trust director. Fraser is also a director on the board of Dundee FC, the UK’s only top-flight supporter-owned club, since November 2011, and has a long involvement with Supporters Direct, both as a key liaison with his own trust and a former member of SD’s Scottish Advisory Group, before being elected to the Scottish Council for a three year term in March 2012 and co-opted as a director on the Supporters Direct board in December 2012.
Elected until 2017
Grant McKenzie works in Personal Finance for an International company in Dundee. He joined the Board of ArabTRUST – The Dundee United Supporters Society in April 2013 and has responsibility over the Trust’s communications policies.
In addition to his role with ArabTRUST Grant has volunteered with Dundee United’s Media team since 2011 as part of the Match Reporting team and can regularly be seen at both First Team and Under 20 games.
Elected until 2015
In March 2012 Morag was elected for a 3 year term.
Morag is a season ticket holder at Firhill and attends all away Thistle matches, unless Scotland happens to be playing in some obscure part of the world!
Morag is secretary and travel contact to the North-West Supporters’ branch.
Over the past 25 years she has also held the post of secretary to the old Supporters Association, and its successor, the Supporters’ Federation; Save the Jags and of the embryonic Jags Trust during its first 6 years, returning in 2009 as a member of the JT Board.
Morag is presently Chairperson and selected from the Trust Board as the fans representative to the Board of PTFC Ltd. The Jags Trust is an equal largest shareholder with 1 million shares.
A qualified teacher (1980), Morag never actually held chalk but worked in consumer protection, emergencies planning, social work home care and is now an Inspector for the Care Inspectorate working in the inspection and regulation of care for various sectors of the community.