A partner at Tayside and Fife’s leading law firm Thorntons has been appointed to a top position in European football administration.
Anne McKeown, a partner in the firm’s Angus offices, has been selected to represent the Scottish Football Association (SFA) on the UEFA Women’s Football Committee. A director of Arbroath Football Club, she will play a key role in promoting women’s football and attracting more girls and women to become involved in the sport as players, referees, officials, volunteers and spectators. She sits on the board of Scottish Women’s Football and was one of eight SFA nominees recently selected for appointment by UEFA across a range of disciplinary bodies, committees and expert panels. Over the next four years, she will be involved in decisions surrounding the coordination of UEFA and FIFA national team competitions and development schemes for women’s football.