Date:Tuesday July 3 2007
An Official delegation from Swansea City which will include manger Roberto Martinez,chief scout Kevin Reeves and General Manager Alan Cowie will be accompanying Jason Scotland to his work permit hearing at the Home Office today. In attendance will be representatives from the FAW and FA.
The Trinidad and Tobagan will sign a 2 year deal officially from Scottish side St Johnston for a nominal fee subject to securing a work permit today.
In August 2005 Scotland had problems in obtaining a Work permit despite overwhelming support.
There is Strict criteria for a player gaining a work permit as laid down by the Home Office.
Home office guidelines on work permit criteria.
|''A player must have played for his country in at least 75% of its competitive 'A' team matches he was available for selection, during the two years preceding the date of the application..the player's country must be at or above 70th place in the official FIFA world rankings when averaged over the two years preceding the date of the application...if a club wishes to retain the services of a player, they should submit a new application before the work permit expires. If the work permit criteria are satisfied a permit will be issued for the period of a player's contract up to a maximum of five years.'|
|We are very confident we work really hard too due to make sure that everything is in place...we are very confident due to the personal situation of Jason Scotland of his past in Scotland..it should be quite a positive meeting.'|
Date:Tuesday July 3 2007
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