PFA SCOTLAND: THE INDEPENDENT UNION FOR PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALLERS IN SCOTLAND.

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Goal of The Season

It’s voting time for the PFA Scotland/Sky Sports Goal of the Season.

After much deliberation, the ten contenders for this season’s award have been selected by our Management Committee.

Last season’s winner was Aberdeen’s Jonny Hayes – pictured above – with his strike against Celtic.

The ten goals are now up on Sky Sports website via the link below and all you have to do is click...

PFA Scotland Player of
the Year Nominees

The votes have been cast and we now have our eight nominees for PFA Scotland Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year.

Celtic’s Stefan Johansen and Virgil van Dijk, who was also on last year’s shortlist, Aberdeen striker Adam Rooney and Greg Stewart of Dundee are the four nominees in the Player of the Year category.

The four shortlisted for Young Player of the Year are Celtic defender Jason Denayer,...

PFA Announce Player of
the Year Nominees

PFA Scotland today revealed the Player of the Year 2015 nominees for the Championship, League One and League Two.

Edinburgh rivals Hearts and Hibs dominate the Championship category with three of the title winning Tynecastle side in the running – Morgaro Gomis, Alim Ozturk and Jamie Walker – alongside Easter Road midfielder Scott Allan.

In League One, Peterhead’s Jamie Stevenson, Alan Trouten of Brechin...

PFA Scotland Player of
the Year Launch

REIGNING PFA Scotland Player of the Year Kris Commons was at Hampden today to launch the voting for the PFA Scotland Player of the Year Award 2015.

The Celtic star joined PFA Scotland Chief Executive Fraser Wishart as the search for the top player’s in the country got underway.

Voting has officially kicked off across all four leagues with the overall winners set to be revealed at a glittering Awards ceremony on...

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PFA Scotland is part of FIFPro’s (World Players Union) Don’t Fix It project which is aimed at improving education and awareness of match fixing, and ensuring the protection of our game. PFA Scotland recommends that players follow the guidelines below.

GUIDELINES

  1. Be Clean – Never fix an event
  2. Be Open – Tell someone
  3. Be Careful – Never share sensitive information
  4. Be Smart – Know the rules
  5. Be Safe – Never bet on your sport

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BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALLER, WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

AT PFA SCOTLAND WE ARE HERE TO HELP BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER FOOTBALL

The complicated football regulations and registration procedures handed down by FIFA and the Scottish Governing Bodies mean that a player’s employment status is unlike any other.

The expertise in the field of football regulations within the PFA Scotland team, supported by skilled employment law advice from our specialist lawyers ensures that PFA Scotland has the structure and resources to provide the best service to our members.

The dynamic nature of football means that issues affecting players such as disciplinary procedures and contractual matters are constantly changing.  PFA Scotland strives to keep players updated in all areas of the game and constantly and regularly educate and inform them on these issues.

The team at PFA Scotland are always available to offer assistance to players on any queries they have in relation to their professional career.

Life after football is an area in which PFA Scotland offers plentiful and varied advice to its member players.

The structure within PFA Scotland ensures that players are able to access information on alternative courses, training and qualifications and assist in developing financial planning for when a player’s career comes to an end.