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Participants In Survey Criticize Fan Experience At Scottish Football Matches

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 23 / 17

Half of Scottish football fans said that they have been "subjected to sectarianism in and around football stadia, with 81% believing it is a problem for the game," according to the BBC. But they told a Supporters Direct Scotland survey that value for money was "the biggest threat to the future of th...

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