Dear Fellow Supporter,
Welcome to your first monthly newsletter. We do hope that you will be impressed by how much we have achieved in just 18 months and consider getting further involved to help us
drive the fans agenda here in Scotland.
It is fair to say that we have exceeded our expectations, but there is still a lot to do as an organisation that is still in its infancy.
I hope you do enjoy the read and take the time to consider how you can be part of changing the landscape of Scottish Football by being an active participant in our movement
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Playfair Qatar Weekend of Action - GET INVOLVED
On the weekend of the 15th of October, football fans and trade unionists around the country will join together in
calling on FIFA and Qatar to take urgent action to protect the rights and lives of the workers preparing the country to host the 2022 World Cup. Qatar’s laws mean workers are
effectively owned by their employers, so they can’t walk away from dangerous work. Now new laws mean employers can keep workers from leaving the country for up to five years.
Qatar is secretive, and independent researchers and journalists are harassed and even arrested when they investigate the treatment of workers.Read More Here »
SFSA pushing the fans agenda through Europe
Whilst the UK might have decided to exit from Europe, at the SFSA we believe that being an active and strong
participant in European Fans affairs will be an essential part of our movement. To that end we recently attended our second European Networking conference in Turkey in late
July. From that conference it was decided that Football Supporters Europe needed a better picture of what was happening regarding how fans were being treated by police,
stewards and clubs across Europe.Read More » Link To Fan Survey »
We would ask all members to participate in this survey as soon as possible. We will feedback the full results in a future newsletter as well as making them available to the
Scottish Government and to the football authorities and clubs.