• Minister’s support for the SPFL Trust

    Scotland’s Minister for Public Health, Aileen Campbell MSP has paid tribute to the work of the SPFL Trust, and Scotland’s SPFL clubs. Ms Campbell admitted that the Scottish Government and football has not always had the “easiest relationship” but stressed her desire to “re-calibrate” and highlight the “positive” work going on in Scottish football. Speaking…
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  • SPFL Trust set for annual conference

    The SPFL Trust will hold its annual conference tomorrow (Wednesday) at Tynecastle Park. All SPFL clubs have been invited to attend the event in Edinburgh which will see a range of keynote presentations. The agenda includes an address from the Minister for Sport & Public Health, Aileen Campbell. Chief executive Nicky Reid will update delegates…
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  • Neil Lennon encourages men to kick-start something new in their lives

    Mental Health Charity SAMH, The SPFL Trust and Hibernian FC, have today (Thursday 5 April) marked the kick-off of The Changing Room, a unique project which uses the power of football to bring men aged 30 to 64 together encouraging them to take action on their mental health and wellbeing. Hibernian head coach Neil Lennon,…
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  • FFIT for life with new SPFL Trust league pilot

    Liam Ross reporting for the SPFL Trust   Finding the time to exercise is a constant struggle. With jobs, kids and other commitments, many are too exhausted to find the motivation after a long day. With this in mind, the SPFL Trust’s pilot programme called FFIT Challenge League has taken place over the last few weeks…
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  • SPFL Trust reveals “Community Project of the Year” shortlist

    The SPFL Trust today reveals a shortlist of four clubs who will compete for “Community Project of the Year” 2018. Aberdeen, Celtic, Dunfermline and Heart of Midlothian are named on a four-strong list with a final vote of SPFL clubs to take place at the SPFL Trust’s annual All Club Conference on 18 April. Dementia…
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  • The BBC, Premier League and SPFL launch Super Movers in Scotland

    Key headlines:  Super Movers is an initiative helping primary school teachers inspire children to become more active throughout their school day and enhance their learning Already launched in England and Wales, the campaign will launch today in Scotland with a Live Lesson at Hampden Park The campaign is backed by Dr Lauren Sherar, Senior Lecturer…
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  • Sir John Orr

    The SPFL Trust was saddened to hear of the death of Sir John Orr, this week. Sir John – who was knighted in 2001 – was the first chairman of the then SPL Trust upon its formation in 2009. A distinguished former Chief Constable of Strathclyde Police, Sir John was also the chairman of Kilmarnock from…
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  • Lennon revealed as Golf Day 2018 ambassador

    Key headlines: Event to take place at The Carrick on 23 May 2018 in partnership with the Chris Mitchell Foundation All proceeds raised will go towards supporting mental health first aid training Hibs boss has spoken openly about his own mental health in recent years THE SPFL Trust have today announced Hibernian head coach Neil…
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  • SPFL Trust to launch FFIT Challenge League

    The SPFL Trust’s award-winning programme, Football Fans in Training (FFIT) is to launch a pilot programme, the “FFIT Challenge League”, next week (commencing 19 February).  This initiative has been designed to complement the existing FFIT programme by creating a team dynamic to ultimately increase physical activity and motivation amongst individual FFIT participants. Running over a…
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