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

PFA Player and Young
Player of the Year
Nominees Launch

PFA Scotland is delighted to announce the nominees for this season’s Player and Young Player of the Year Awards 2016.

Players at every club across the country have had their say and this year’s nominees for Premiership Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year are as follows:

Player of the...

PFA Scotland Manager of
the Year Nominees

PFA Scotland is delighted to announce the nominees for this season’s Manager of the Year Award 2016.

Managers across the country have had their say and this year’s nominees are as follows:

PFA Scotland Manager of the Year 2016

Peter Houston                         Falkirk

Jim...

PFA Scotland Player of
the Year Nominees Launch

PFA Scotland is delighted to announce the nominees for this season’s Championship, League 1 and League 2 Player of the Year Awards 2016.

Players at every club across the country have had their say and this year’s nominees in the Championship, League 1 and League 2 are as follows:

Championship Player of the Year

Jason Cummings        ...

3G Pro-Player Survey
Results

There has been a lot of debating around the results of The 3G Pro-Player Survey carried out in a joint venture between PFA Scotland and the SFA.

We received 705 player responses to the comprehensive survey, and the key points based on those responses are detailed below:

3G PRO PLAYER SURVEY – KEY POINTS

 

Q. WOULD YOU RATHER PLAY ON A...

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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.