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Monthly Archives: August 2012

TILING COURSE AVAILABLE FOR PLAYERS

As part of PFA Scotland’s commitment to providing players with education and training opportunities, we are pleased to make a Tiling course available for players. This course will teach players the basics of ceramic tiling in their own custom built … Continue reading

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MATCH FIXING CONTINUES TO MAKE HEADLINES IN EUROPE

The issue of match fixing and corruption remains of high importance within European and indeed World football. While FIFPro is continuing to lead the fight against any form of manipulation in professional football by supporting various initiatives aimed at educating … Continue reading

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PFA SCOTLAND PARTICIPATES IN SAMH STREET SOCCER CUP

On Wednesday 16th August 2012, members of the PFA Scotland team attempted to roll back the years by pulling on their boots and participating in the SAMH Street Soccer five-a-side tournament. SAMH is the Scottish Association for Mental Health, while Street Soccer delivers … Continue reading

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JOURNALISM COURSE FOR PLAYERS

PFA Scotland would like to remind players of the availability of the Journalism course being offered by the City of Glasgow College. This bespoke course for players is available on  a part time day release basis but is dependent upon … Continue reading

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SAM PARKIN BLOGS ON TOURNAMENT FOOTBALL

PFA Scotland is delighted to make available the first blog article from St Mirren’s Sam Parkin.  Over the course of the season Sam will continue to provide his thoughts as an SPL player in Scotland. Tournament Football As England departed … Continue reading

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IAIN RUSSELL ON DEPRESSION IN FOOTBALL

PFA Scotland is delighted that Livingston’s Iain Russell has agreed to write a monthly blog for our website, providing an insight into the thoughts of a professional football player in Scotland.  Below is Iain’s first article: Depression in football: The … Continue reading

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PART TIME COURSES FOR PLAYERS

PFA Scotland would like to remind players that City of Glasgow College has made a number of bespoke courses available for players. These courses which are scheduled to be delivered on a part time basis, offer players the opportunity to begin … Continue reading

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PLAYERS TO WRITE FOR PFA SCOTLAND

PFA Scotland is delighted to announce that two of our member players have agreed to write a monthly blog article for our website. Sam Parkin from St Mirren and Livingston’s Iain Russell will provide an insight into the life and opinions … Continue reading

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PFA SCOTLAND MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS PARTNERSHIP

PFA Scotland is delighted to officially announce a partnership with The Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) and “see me”, Scotland’s national campaign to end stigma and discrimination of mental ill health. Jack Ross and Stuart Lovell from PFA Scotland attended the partnership … Continue reading

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