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Partick Thistle Confirms It Will Receive No Compensation After SPFL Fixtures Fallout

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 30 / 16

Scottish Premiership side Partick Thistle said that it "will receive no compensation" from the Scottish Professional Football League over the '16-17 season fixtures row, according to Alan Clark of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. Thistle, Motherwell and Hamilton "all claimed to be unfairly treated after e...

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