The Scotland national amateur football team was the amateur representative team for Scotland at football. It was formed in and continued until Following the adoption of professionalism in , the Scotland national football team continued to field both professional and amateur players, but by the outbreak of the First World War in , the number of amateurs winning international caps was in decline. Between and , Scottish League First Division club Queen's Park provided the majority of the players for the Scotland amateur team, with many of the players winning full international caps as well.
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Scottish Amateur Football Association
An affiliate of the Scottish Football Association , the SAFA has in turn 50 regional associations affiliated to it and some 67 different league competitions organised by these associations. There is estimated to be over 35, amateur footballers in Scotland, and all of their competitions are co-ordinated at some level by the Scottish Amateur Football Association. The SAFA was formed in with the purpose of legislating for and fostering the amateur level of football in Scotland. The first office bearers were appointed in January This was referred to the Special Committee who reported back in November of that year that a decision would be deferred until a full list of SAFA member clubs was submitted for approval.
It was formed in and is sponsored by Foster's Lager. The association is affiliated to the Scottish Amateur Football Association. As a stand-alone Association and not part of Scotland's pyramid system, the Premier Division does not act as a feeder league and as such there is currently no promotion available.