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SPFL attendances soar in 2016/17

The total number of fans attending SPFL league matches including play-offs during season 2016/17 increased by more than 12% year-on-year to 4,267,467 in total.

MacDonald joins Stirling Albion

Stirling Albion have signed experienced striker Peter MacDonald following his recent departure from Ladbrokes League 2 rivals Clyde.

SPFL consults with clubs on colt teams

As part of wider discussions regarding the production and development of elite young players in Scotland, particularly in the 17-21 age bracket, the SPFL is consulting with all member clubs to seek views in relation to the potential introduction of colt teams to the league pyramid.

IRN-BRU Cup expanded for 2017/18

The SPFL is pleased to announce a further expansion of the IRN-BRU Cup with the introduction of two League of Ireland representatives to the competition next season. 

County stay top in Development League

Ross County have a four-point lead in the SPFL Development League with three games to play after a 1-0 win over Aberdeen on Monday.

Press Release: Development League

During an SPFL Development League match between Dunfermline Athletic and Motherwell held at the Excelsior Stadium on Tuesday, 21 February, 2017, Dunfermline Athletic fielded a player – Conner...

Key dates announced for Season 17/18

SPFL confirm key dates for Season 17/18.

SPFL Press Release: Minimum Wage

The SPFL will be writing to all member clubs to remind them of their National Minimum Wage obligations, after the matter was discussed in detail at the latest SPFL Board meeting (on Thursday, 26 January, 2017). 

SPFL Chairman to step down in July

Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) chairman Ralph Topping has announced his resignation after more than seven years in the role. 

SPFL update on Unacceptable Conduct

The SPFL has published its updated and newly approved League-wide guidance on “Unacceptable Conduct”, which applies to all 42 member clubs and is effective immediately.