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PFA SCOTLAND CONDEMNS RACISM

PFA Scotland today welcomed the news that Police Scotland are investigating the allegations that young East Stirling player Jordan Tapping was racially abused during the match at Peterhead on Saturday. Racist abuse is unacceptable in any walk of life and … Continue reading

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CONDOLENCES

PFA Scotland would like to join the rest of Scottish football and send our condolences to the families of David Paul and Jamie Skinner, two young footballers who tragically passed away this weekend. As a member of PFA Scotland we know from … Continue reading

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WARREN HAWKE LEAVES PFA SCOTLAND

As from today Warren Hawke has  left his position as commercial consultant with PFA Scotland Enterprises Limited. The consultancy contract with Warren and his company Strenua Limited will not be renewed and with immediate effect they no longer work for or represent PFA Scotland. Warren … Continue reading

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DUNFERMLINE PLAYERS MAKE FORMAL COMPLAINT TO SFL

PFA Scotland today lodged a formal complaint with the Scottish Football League on behalf of its members at Dunfermline Athletic FC. For some months now the Club has been unable to pay the players’ salaries on time and January’s wage was … Continue reading

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STATEMENT ON PROTECTIVE AWARD CLAIM

PFA Scotland wishes to clarify the situation with regard to the Protective Award claim referred to in the Rangers International Football Club share prospectus. There has been a reaction to the matter becoming public and it is important that PFA … Continue reading

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PFA SCOTLAND MEETS WITH CHARLES GREEN

PFA Scotland and its legal advisors Bridge Litigation today had a constructive meeting with Charles Green, CEO of the Rangers newco. The burning issue of the TUPE transfer of our members to the newco was discussed but only briefly. Chief … Continue reading

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PFA SCOTLAND EXPLAINS TUPE POSITION

PFA Scotland as the trade union for Professional Footballers in Scotland is the only body involved in the Rangers FC insolvency whose paramount concern is the safeguarding of the rights and interests of the Players. We are delighted therefore to … Continue reading

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PFA SCOTLAND WELCOMES NEW SPL RULES ON PAYING PLAYERS

PFA Scotland welcomes the decision by the SPL Clubs to introduce regulations regarding the payment of players salaries on time. At a meeting in Hampden today, the SPL member clubs approved a resolution meaning that there are now specific requirements for … Continue reading

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PFA SCOTLAND LATEST ON RANGERS

PFA Scotland Chief Executive Fraser Wishart today praised the part played by the players at Rangers during the recent difficult times. In the wake of the announcement that administrators are to speak to prospective buyers, Wishart, who has been advising … Continue reading

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PFA SCOTLAND STATEMENT RE RANGERS

Further discussions took place today between PFA Scotland and the Club’s Administrators. The first formal meeting between PFA Scotland and Duff and Phelps took place yesterday. Following that meeting PFA Scotland met with the players during which our members gave the Union a mandate … Continue reading

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