Commercial welcome Chris Turner as the new Sponsorship Sales Executive to the Scottish FA. He will be driving new sponsorship and partner revenue for the National Teams, Scottish Cup and Youth Football.


Communications unveiled Craig Wilson as maternity cover for Kayleigh Cameron and outlined the team's roles and responsibilities over the next six months:

Clare Bodel:
Primary - Web Project/Content Manager (inc App project)
Primary – Women’s International Team PR
Secondary – Corporate Communications (in conjunction with Head of Communications)
Secondary – Scottish FA Media (Men’s A)
Brands – Mars
Mark Snell:
Primary – Scottish Cup PR
Primary – Scotland under-21 PR
Secondary – Referees PR
Secondary – Judicial Panel PR
Secondary – Youth International PR
Brands - Specsavers
Craig Wilson:
Primary – Youth/Football Development PR
Primary – General Communications assistant
Secondary – Assistant Youth/Women’s International PR
Brands – McDonald’s, Tesco Bank, CashBack
Football Development

Human Resources

The HR department congratulates Jennifer Hutchison, who has successfully achieved the UEFA Certificate in Football Management.

National Teams

CP Scotland made it to the Quarter Finals of the CP World Cup but were knocked out by Brazil.  There were shades of David Neary when Scotland scored first, however they eventually lost 4-1.

The Scotland Men's squad are now seeded fourth for World Cup 2014 draw but Craig Levein remains optimistic about our chances for qualification.

Morten Wieghorst helped launch the public ticket sale for the International Challenge Match between Scotland v Denmark on August 10 and endorsed the Scottish FA’s appointment of a Performance Director.

Referee Development

The Scottish FA and the Scottish Qualifications Authority yesterday launched the new Refereeing Professional Development award at Lenzie Academy.

This new qualification will enable candidates to develop the knowledge and skills to start a career in refereeing and will be delivered by the SQA in partnership with the Scottish FA from next year.