The Scottish FA can confirm that Clare Whyte will leave her role as Compliance Officer to take up a new opportunity.

Clare will remain in post until early in the New Year to ensure a smooth handover period with her successor.

Ian Maxwell, Scottish FA Chief Executive, said: “I would like to thank Clare for her commitment to the role over the past two years with the Scottish FA.

“In what is a high-pressure position in a relentless environment, she has shown professionalism and resilience.

“We will begin the process of recruiting a replacement in early course.”