Partick Thistle will vote for SPFL inquiry after season-ending ballot

Partick Thistle is set to be in League One when football resumes

Partick Thistle will support an investigation into the SPFL vote to call up the lower leagues, saying "doing nothing risks leaving our game fatally injured".

Thistle was relegated from the Scottish Championship after the decision to declare the campaign ended.


The 42 SPFL clubs will be voted on at an AGE on Tuesday, which was convened after Rangers – backed by Hearts and Stranraer – filed a request.

Thistle chief executive Gerry Britton said it was not about "choosing sides".

He added: "It is a way for Scottish football to find a way out of the situation it has been in since 8 April.


"Unless something is done urgently to deal with the obvious breach of trust between the parties, football in this country can never fully recover.

"That's why we're going to vote 'yes' in an independent investigation. Doing nothing risks leaving our game fatally injured."


In a statement on Saturday, Thistle criticized the "selfish behavior" of the top-flight clubs, which chose to reject any rebuilding of the league for the next season.

However, Britton said the decision was "made last week before events unfolded around reconstruction."

Thistle also criticized the league for its participation in the process, and President Jacqui Low wrote to his SPFL colleague,