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

Job Opportunities

PFA Scotland has been contacted by Show Racism the Red Card and Global Premier Soccer about some possible job opportunities for our members.

See the infomation below, which includes contact details for anyone wishing to enquire or apply.

SRtRC

We are now advertising for the position of Campaign Manager with Show Racism The Red Card, click the link below for...

Player Showcase: Thank
You

The PFA Scotland/DPS Group Player Showcase and Exit Trial might be over but the hard part has only just begun.

It’s now over to the players to further impress any managers, coaches and scouts that contact them in pre-season and hopefully win themselves a contract for the 2015/16 season.

We’d like to thank all the managers and clubs for their turnout on Saturday and also the media for their fantastic coverage...

PFA Scotland Awards
Winners 2015

Celtic did the double at last night’s PFA Scotland Awards Dinner.

Midfielder Stefan Johansen was crowned PFA Scotland Player of the Year while teammate Jason Denayer picked up Young Player of the Year at the annual awards ceremony in Glasgow’s Hilton Hotel.

Inverness Manager John Hughes was awarded Manager of the Year pipping Ronny Deila, Derek McInnes and Robbie Neilson to the trophy.

In a very tight category...

PFA Scotland Announce
Teams of the Year

Scotland’s football players have had the ultimate say on who makes up their Teams of the Year 2015.

After much deliberation and counting, the four Teams of the Year from across all four SPFL divisions has been released.

Celtic and Aberdeen provide eight players for the Premiership team with the remaining three players coming from Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Dundee and Dundee United.

In a 4 – 3 – 3 line-up, the...

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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.