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

PFA Scotland Statement on
Scottish Cup Final

Fraser Wishart, Chief Executive of PFA Scotland, said: “PFA Scotland supports calls for a full and thorough independent and transparent investigation in to the post-match events at the Scottish Cup Final at Hampden on Saturday.

“Safety in the workplace is of paramount importance and it is forgotten that footballers’ workplace is the field of play, where they perform assuming like every worker that the environment is safe. On...

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Showcase And Exit Trial
2016

OUT OF CONTRACT?

Following on from the success of last year’s event, PFA Scotland are now taking names for the Showcase and Exit Trial 2016.

Once again, we will be based at North College Lanarkshire’s Broadwood base – thanks to Todd Lumsden.

In a nutshell:

* The camp runs 8-18th June at Broadwood Stadium – 10am-3pm

* Football Training Camp (open training sessions so managers...

PFA Scotland Award
Winners 2016

Leigh Griffiths was crowned Player of the Year last night at the annual PFA Awards in Glasgow.

Voted for by his peers, the striker took the prize ahead of fellow nominees Jonny Hayes of Aberdeen and Dundee duo Kane Hemmings and Greg Stewart.

There was success too for Griffiths Parkhead team mate Kieran Tierney. The 18 year old left back, who broke into the first team this season, picked up Young Player of the...

PFA Scotland Teams of the
Year 2016

PFA Scotland is delighted to announce the Teams of the Year for the Premiership, Championship, League 1 and League 2 as voted for by the players.

All players named in their league’s Team of the Year will receive a medal at this Sunday’s PFA Scotland Player of the Year Awards Dinner 2016, held in in the Hilton Hotel, Glasgow.

Please note all teams are in a 4-3-3 formation.

The Teams are as follows:

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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.