The Scottish Football Association

Media Guidelines

Sky Sports Scotland Scottish Cup


Head of Communications and Corporate Affairs
Darryl Broadfoot -

Media and Communications Officer
Mark Snell -

General media guidelines

- Media passes admit you to the media seated area or gantry, and the post-match interview areas. You will not be given access to track side, unless you have been issued with a specific pass.

- Photographers and media with trackside accreditation will be issued with details of the post-match media protocols and photographers positions in advance of the match

- Broadcast non-rights holders must store their cameras in the media centre during the match. These can be retrieved in time for the post-match interviews.

- Under no circumstances will members of the media be granted admission to the dressing rooms at any time.

- You should be aware that a strict No Smoking Policy is in operation within the stadium. For the avoidance of doubt, please note that you are not permitted to exit and re-enter the stadium to smoke. Your co-operation in this matter is appreciated.

Photographer accreditation

Accreditation is issued on the understanding that photographs taken at matches are to be used for editorial purposes only in newspapers, football magazines, sports journals, websites etc.  Under no circumstances are photographs to be used for commercial exploitation such as stickers, sticker albums, trading cards, playcards, trading card binders, pogs, photoprints, confectionary stickers, booklets, calendars, jigsaws, posters or any other purpose without the prior written consent of the Scottish FA.

- Bibs must be returned to stewards/collection point at the end of the match  seven days.  Failure to do so will result in you or your media outlet being charged

- Photographers must not encroach on the playing area before, during or after the match

- The track must be kept clear (except when entering or leaving the stadium)

- Photographers may only operate from positions designated by the Scottish FA. This is normally behind  Access or admission to the dressing rooms is prohibited at all times

- Access is granted for the purposes of still photography only. Video or other moving image cameras are prohibited.

Business Club

RSS Feed

Match Preview: Scotl...Sat, 25 Mar 2017
It’s the biggest game of the campaign and the one everyone is waiting for.   Scotland take on Slovenia at H ... Read More...
Free bus travel for ...Fri, 24 Mar 2017
Following on from positive feedback and a successful trial prior to the Lithuania match, the Scottish FA will be providi ... Read More...
Listen: The Official...Thu, 23 Mar 2017
We are taking you inside the Scotland camp this week with our new podcast.   The second Official Scotland Podcast ... Read More...
Under-17s win six fr...Thu, 23 Mar 2017
Scoring 16 goals and conceding only one in six games, Scotland under-17s are Croatia bound in the summer for an unpreced ... Read More...
Scotland fight out s...Wed, 22 Mar 2017
Vauxhall International Challenge Match Scotland 1-1 Canada Wednesday, 22 March 2017, kick-off 7.45pm Easter Road N ... Read More...
Explore More...
adidas Avia Signs Bank of Scotland Midnight Leagues Cashback for Communities IMG Mars logo McDonalds Specsavers sportScotland Tesco Bank Vauxhall William Hill Scottish Cup