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Complainant Name:
Mr T A Johnston, Secretary of the Scottish Junior Football Association

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Barrhead News

Complaint:
Mr T A Johnston, Secretary of the Scottish Junior Football Association, complained that a series of articles which reported the circumstances surrounding an alleged assault on a referee contained a number of inaccuracies.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published a lengthy clarification on a number of issues which accepted that the SJFA had conducted itself fairly and impartially at all times and apologised for any misunderstanding or inconvenience caused.

Report: 72



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