At today’s Professional Game Board meeting, it was confirmed that Ian Maxwell had stepped down with immediate effect from the Board of the Scottish FA. Neil Doncaster was elected unopposed by the Professional Game Board as his replacement.

Alan McRae, Scottish FA President said: I would like to thank Ian Maxwell for his valuable contributions to the work of our Board, in particular, the part played by him during the recruitment of our national team manager.

I am pleased to welcome Neil Doncaster onto our Board to replace Ian. Neils experience in the game should be of great benefit to the Scottish FA and I look forward to working with him and the other directors to drive the game in this country forward.

Neil Doncaster, said: I am very grateful for the support of the Scottish FA Board and look forward to Scotlands two main footballing bodies working together more closely than ever before for the good of the entire game.