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Stephen Craigan

Scottish football's new world could see unfulfilled talent lost to the game

Stephen Craigan


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Back in 2000, I dropped down the leagues to Partick Thistle to kickstart my career but these options may be lost to some players.

Back in 2000, I dropped down the leagues to Partick Thistle to kickstart my career but these options may be lost to some players.

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Back in 2000, I dropped down the leagues to Partick Thistle to kickstart my career but these options may be lost to some players.

As the Hearts owner Ann Budge revealed her new league reconstruction proposal this week to the 42 Scottish senior clubs, she included some very valid points.

She spoke about needing to protect the national game and everything that goes with it as well as lower league clubs potentially unable to afford to play behind-closed-door games due to lack of income.

Reading it also struck a chord with me in relation to players at all levels.