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SFA Statement

June 25, 2012

The Scottish Football Association has issued the following statement in response to speculation relating to possible league re-construction as a result of what is now becoming known as “The Rangers Situation”.

The following statement has been issued on behalf of the Scottish FA, SPL and SFL:

“All three parties have been involved in productive discussions for some time on the subject of league reconstruction. This culminated in a positive meeting last night, out of which the two league bodies will now engage in a wider consultation with their member clubs.

“The discussions are based on the key principles for reconstruction outlined in the Henry McLeish Review of Scottish football:

* One league body in the senior game
* Promotion/relegation play-off between SPL and SFL First Division
* Single financial distribution model
* Pyramid system, with the potential for relegation from and promotion to the fourth tier

“Further consultation will take place in the near future, with the aim of reaching a positive outcome on a new model to take Scottish football forward.”

The Sonstrust Board have been discussing the situation and have been in consultation and there will be comment published later today.

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  1. fraser permalink
    June 25, 2012 8:00 pm

    should start in 3rd div ,but am happy its the 1st if the sfl clubs in the 2nd and 3rd div vote that way it just needs sorted quickly its all getting tiresome now zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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