Minister announces football fans working group


Scottish Green MSP Alison Johnstone, led a member’s debate on Fan Ownership of Football Clubs at Holyrood yesterday. Thereafter Sport and Commonwealth Games Secretary Shona Robison announced the formation of an “independent working group that will look at how we can increase and improve fans involvement within football clubs”, on 22 April 2014.

Chaired by Stephen Morrow – a senior lecturer in Sport Finance at the University of Stirling – it will have representation from the SFA, SPFL and Supporters Direct Scotland, with others to be appointed as appropriate.

Video footage from BBC Democracy Live


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Andy Muirhead is the Editor of Scotzine and the Scottish Football fanzine FITBA. He is the Scottish Football columnist for The Morning Star and has written for a number of other publications including ESPN, Huffington Post UK, BT Life's a Pitch and has had his work featured in the Daily Record, The Scotsman and the Daily Mail.

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