Our Patrons


Tam Cowan

"Tam Cowan is a football journalist, radio and television presenter. He writes a twice weekly article in the Daily Record newspaper and is co presenter of Scottish football comedy radio show Off the Ball. Tam is honorary president of the Motherwell Disabled Supporters Club."

Pat Nevin

"Patrick “Pat” Nevin is a well know retired Scottish footballer having played for Clyde, Chelsea, Everton, Tranmere Rovers, Kilmarnock and Motherwell.Since retiring he has worked as chief executive of Motherwell and is now better known as a football writer and broadcaster. Pat is also Honorary President of the Hibernian Disabled Supporters Association."

Sir David Murray

"Sir David Murray is a Scottish entrepreneur, businessman and former owner and chairman of Rangers Football Club."

Tony Higgins

"Tony Higgins is a former Hibernian, Partick, Morton and Stranraer player who now sits on the FIFPro board and has offered to support the SDSA where possible."

Stuart Cosgrove

"A lifelong Saint Johnstone supporter,he is the more erudite and highbrow half of the Off the Ball show. He is a Doctor of English from the University of Hull, has studied at Harvard and has four honorary doctorates and professorships across the UK. Stuart is honorary president of the St Johnstone Disabled Supporters Club."

Sir Sean Connery

"Sir Thomas Sean Connery KBE is a Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards and is an icon in the world of cinema. SDSA chairman Keith Ferguson's father played football with Sir Sean in the early 50's."

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock

"Baron Foulkes of Cumnock is a Labour Party life peer and former chairman of Heart of Midlothian FC and will support the SDSA where possible."

Lorraine Kelly OBE

"Lorraine Kelly OBE is a national television presenter, journalist, actress and prominent Dundee United fan. Lorraine has agreed to be honorary president of the Dundee United Disabled Supporters group."

Campbell Ogilvie

"Campbell Ogilvie is the current President of the Scottish Football Association "

Alex Salmond

"First Minister of Scotland who wrote to the SDSA on 30th August 2013 " I am delighted to lend my support to the Scottish Disabled Supporters Association.""

Jim Leishman MBE

"Jim Leishman MBE, is a former professional footballer and is currently an honorary director of Dunfermline Athletic F.C. In 2012 he was elected to be a Scottish Labour Party councillor."