SPL hosts first summit on Scottish football

The first of a series of summits to plan a brighter future for Scottish football was held with Old Firm managers Walter Smith and Gordon Strachan took part.

The first of a series of summits to plan a brighter future for Scottish football was held with Old Firm managers Walter Smith and Gordon Strachan took part.

Fellow managers Mark McGhee, Craig Levein, John Hughes and Jimmy Calderwood also attended the Scottish Premier League's working party meeting at Hampden.

SPL chairman Lex Gold said: "Much has been achieved in the past 10 years but we must always seek to improve.

"When we plan for the future it is crucial that we draw upon the wealth of knowledge and experience in our game.

"As an organisation we are constantly examining what we do and we seek new ideas and fresh approaches.

"This afternoon's meeting is part of a process of ensuring that we are moving in the right direction."

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