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Strengthening Scottish Football

The Scottish Supporters Network is hosted by Supporters Direct Scotland, and aims to capture the views of Scottish football fans and to help influence key decision makers through the formal governance structure of the game.

SD Scotland are the fans representative body as part of the Scottish FA’s Congress, and work with other stakeholders in the game, such as the police and local authorities, to make sure supporters’ needs are taken into consideration throughout our game.

Sign up for free membership of the Scottish Supporters Network to keep up-to-date with our work. You can also support us financially through our voluntary Patreon programme – and support some great causes at the same time!

21st July 2022 - Finding A Fantastic Pie In Beith

I remember talking to my good friend John Brownlie, host of the Scottish Football Forums podcast during the covid pandemic. Our discussion found it’s way to Junior football (now the… Read more »

21st June 2022 - Scottish Football Should Do More To Celebrate Pride Month

Let me start off by saying that Scottish football acknowledging the LGBT community and Pride Month at all is a step forward from previous generations.  Yet I still think a… Read more »

17th June 2022 - Stenhousemuir FC Sticking By Fans And Local Community

It has been a big week for many Scottish clubs as they’ve been releasing various content showing off their latest kits for the 2022/23 season. Home strips, away shirts and… Read more »

15th June 2022 - Mixed Results For Scotland This Month – Now Time To Reflect

Scotland have endured a bit of a tough international break this month.  Disappointingly we’ve not made it to this winter’s World Cup (still feels strange that it’s not currently taking… Read more »

4th June 2022 - Supporting Scottish Referees Craig Napier And Lloyd Wilson

Earlier this week two Scottish football category one referees, Craig Napier and Lloyd Wilson, have come out publicly as gay.  Now in 2022 this really shouldn’t be a news story… Read more »

18th May 2022 - Understanding The Messages From Rangers To Their Fans

Tonight Rangers will face Eintracht Frankfurt with the winner taking home the Europa League trophy.  The build up to the final has seen Scottish Premiership side Rangers sending out various… Read more »

9th May 2022 - Scottish Football Fans Should Respect Each Other More

This isn’t an article that’s going to tell you to give up on football rivalry. I believe that rivalry within the game is actually a good thing and if that… Read more »

27th April 2022 - Why Are Fans Not At Forefront Of New TV Deals?

We all remember the debacle of the European Super League. UEFA and most Football Associations came out and vigorously campaigned against the idea, they were quick to curry favour with… Read more »

22nd April 2022 - Time To Step Up In Battle Against Crowd Trouble

We’ve seen quite a lot of disturbances from crowds in Scottish football this season.  Vile songbooks have been bellowed out from the stands, fighting has happened outside stadia, flares have… Read more »

1st April 2022 - West of Scotland Football League: Paws In Pollok

I’ve discussed my love for non-league and lower league football in the past.  The West of Scotland Football League may have taken over from The Juniors but it’s still holds… Read more »

22nd March 2022 - Scottish Football Helping Ukraine

We all know in normal circumstances Scotland would be playing Ukraine in a World Cup play-off tie this Thursday night at Hampden.  But unfortunately Ukraine has more important things to… Read more »

2nd March 2022 - Supporting Scotland And Ukraine This Month

At the moment Scotland’s male national team will face their Ukrainian counterparts on the 24th of this month. The clash will see the victor go one step closer to this… Read more »

23rd February 2022 - We Need Professional Officials!

Once again we have seen a spate of officiating decisions in Scottish football that has caused much anger and mirth this season.  Some easy decisions are being missed and calls… Read more »

17th February 2022 - Mary, Queen of Scots and Her Connections To Scottish Football

This is an article that takes us back in time and outside of my wheelhouse but I hope you enjoy it.  Mary, Queen of Scots reigned during the 16th century…. Read more »


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