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  • Nicky Reid appointed new SPFL Trust CEO

    The SPFL Trust today announces the appointment of Nicky Reid as its new chief executive (CEO). In doing so, Nicky becomes the first women appointed to a top job at the national stadium, Hampden Park. Nicky takes up her new role having served as general manager for the last two years, a period during which…
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  • Recruiting: Changing Room Manager

    The SPFL Trust’s partners at the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) have today launched a recruitment process to secure a “Changing Room Manager” to lead our pilot project with Hibernian, announced earlier in September. The Changing Room is a partnership between SAMH, the (SPFL Trust) and Hibernian Football Club. It is funded by the…
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  • FFIT earns praise from key CMO adviser

    A key adviser to the Chief Medical Officer of Scotland has described the SPFL Trust’s Football Fans in Training (FFIT) programme as a “shining example” of best practice. First piloted in 2010, and established as a fully-fledged programme in 2012, thousands of people across Scotland have benefited from FFIT’s approach which brings men and women to…
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  • Behind the scenes: SPFL Trust Mental Health First Aid Training

    Last week, the SPFL Trust held its latest Mental Health First Aid Training course at Hampden Park. Over two highly intensive days, delegates from across a range of SPFL clubs worked to understand how to help those they work with in the event that their mental health requires immediate support. This latest tranche of training…
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  • SPFL Trust welcomes Scot Gov recognition

    The Scottish Government has recognised the importance of Football Fans in Training (FFIT) as it sets out plans to launch a new Active Scotland Delivery Plan. Last week, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled its new Programme for Scotland, which sets out planned legislature over the next 12-month parliamentary period. As part of the announcement, the…
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  • SPFL Trust & SAMH launch major mental health project with Hibernian

    Men are in trouble.  They are two-a-half times more likely than women to die by suicide each year with the biggest group at risk being men in their forties and early fifties. Men aren’t great at talking about how they feel, and we know that talking is one of the first steps to better mental…
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  • SPFL Trust & BBC Radio Scotland reveal new Sportsound series

    The SPFL Trust and BBC Radio Scotland have teamed up to launch a new series which will highlight the very best of community activity across Scotland’s football clubs. Host Kenny MacIntyre and his guests will hit the road to visit a range of different projects, meeting some of those benefitting from the amazing work of…
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  • One of the most engaged leagues in the world – new report

    Key headlines:  International survey of top 25 leagues in the world ranks Scotland one of the most socially responsible, up three places to fourth SPFL Trust welcomes findings and re-states it’s commitment that the SPFL can be the most community engaged league on the planet Scottish Government praise clubs for using the power of football…
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  • Top MOD Award For Rangers Charity Foundation

    The Rangers Charity Foundation and Rangers Football Club will be honoured with a special award from the Ministry of Defence in November for their continued support of the Armed Forces. This prestigious award comes following the Foundation and club’s commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant last season, which built upon years of support for the…
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  • Festive Friends report published by SPFL Trust

    The SPFL Trust has revealed that 569 older people participated in the first Festive Friends initiative, which took place over the Christmas period, last year. In total, 25 SPFL clubs took part in the programme which provided a Christmas lunch, and plenty of companionship at what can be a difficult time. Today, the official report…
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