Sup­port­ers boost for Son­strust

Lennox Herald - - READER TRAVEL -

The head of the Scot­tish Foot­ball Sup­port­ers As­so­ci­a­tion (SFSA) has pledged his sup­port to Dum­bar­ton Foot­ball Club’s fan group. Paul Good­win, CEO of the na­tional as­so­ci­a­tion– which has 68,000 mem­bers na­tion­ally – at­tended the meet­ing of the Son­strust board be­fore the Dum­bar­ton v Raith Rovers game this Satur­day, of­fer­ing full sup­port to the trust in its work to se­cure the fu­ture of Dum­bar­ton FC. A‘Son of the Rock’by birth him­self, Good­win set up the SFSA in 2015 along with Son­strust com­mu­ni­ca­tions of­fi­cer Simon Bar­row. They na­tional fans’ body launched their man­i­festo, ‘Trans­form­ing Scot­tish Foot­ball’at Holy­rood last year, and their gov­ern­ing body in­cludes for­mer Scot­tish First Min­is­ter Henry McLeish and the founder of Scot­tish Women in Sport, Mau­reen McGonigle. Paul Good­win told the Len­nox Her­ald:“I’m de­lighted to come to Dum­bar­ton and sup­port the work of the Son­strust. “They have imag­i­na­tive plans to in­crease their stake­hold­ing in the club they love, in part­ner­ship with oth­ers, and their am­bi­tion mir­rors the de­sire of tens of thou­sands of Scot­tish foot­ball sup­port­ers to build a bet­ter fu­ture for the game and for their clubs.”

Credit: Andy Scott

Sup­port Paul Good­win and Simon Bar­row.

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