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Supporters Direct Scotland Announce Pro Player Plan as Key Sponsor Ahead of New Season

Date: 1st July 2016


Supporters Direct Scotland (SDS) is delighted to announce Pro Player Plan as a key sponsor of their work throughout the upcoming 2016/17 season.

Pro Player Plan, a bespoke life, critical illness, injury and income protection insurance service, will provide sponsorship of SDS’ work as a preferred partner and promote their services across SDS’ channels of work (including Club Development Scotland and the Scottish Fans Network).

The deal is the biggest ever of its kind for Pro Player Plan and will see it’s Whole of Market Insurance Service, previously the preserve of Professional Athletes, promoted to Supporters Direct Scotland’s members, across it Scottish Fans Network and through its Club Development Scotland delivery arm ahead of and throughout the start of the new season in August.

Andrew Jenkin, head of Supporters Direct Scotland said “We’re delighted to be working with Pro Player Plan on this sponsorship deal. Tony and his team provide a highly professional service which all sectors of Scottish football can benefit from. Through our channels of work, there is a great opportunity to provide supporters and clubs with information and details of impartial and evidence based planning and insurance. This is an exciting deal with endless possibilities and we look forward to working with them over the course of the deal.”

Pro Player Plan’s Tony McGarrity said: “We are absolutely thrilled to be working with Supporters Direct Scotland as key sponsors and partners in the 2016/17 season at this truly exciting time for the fan empowerment and ownership movement.”

“Scottish football fans can now access the same insurance service we offer to a range of Scottish Professional Football Players and like that the range of Injury, Income, Life & Critical Illness Insurances we provide could be identical to that of their favourite player! We have recently included Club Insurance to our range. Supporters Direct Scotland and their Scottish Fans and Club Development Scotland work is a perfect partner for Pro Player Plan and we have a shared vision of a positive future for responsible supporter ownership of clubs in Scotland.”

“We wanted a vibrant and contemporary opportunity to support. We love football so we are delighted to be working with the Supporters Direct Scotland on one of the best opportunities in Scottish Football.”

“This partnership will put Pro Player Plan at the heart of the Scottish football fan ownership and engagement movement. Getting people engaged and enthused with great sporting opportunities within their communities is the objective for all parties.

To find out more about Pro Player Plan’s services, visit or follow them on Twitter @proplayerplan.


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