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Supporters Direct Scotland (SD Scotland) recently released the findings of their first index into the governance and ownership of clubs in the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL).The index builds on a Working Group Report on Supporter Involvement in Football Clubs (made up of the SFA, SPFL, Supporters Direct Scotland, Scottish Government and Sportscotland) which provided recommendations on reducing barriers to further involving fans within their clubs.

Andrew Jenkin, Head of SD Scotland said:
“We’re delighted to be sharing the details of the first SD Scotland Index. Although all the information within is freely available, to our knowledge this is the first index of its kind providing the breakdowns of ownership of SPFL clubs and what they’re doing to involve fans within it. We appreciate there is no one definitive model of ownership for Scottish football clubs, which is reflected within the results.
We hope it provides a useful footing for constructive conversations about the sustainable development of clubs based on supporter involvement. We’re very thankful to the work of Alan Russell and the Raith Rovers Supporters Trust for their work in developing it.”   

Please note, this information is correct to the best of SD Scotland’s knowledge as of the 2nd of June 2017. If you have any corrections or alterations to the data provided, please contact SD Scotland at