SFU appoints Special Advisor to review football team, football players denied injunction


As the future of football at Simon Fraser University continues to be discussed in the broader media, SFU has announced the appointment of Bob Copeland as a Special Advisor. Copeland will complete a review of the football team and the future options available to SFU, and will produce a report assessing the situation in September 2023. A BC Supreme Court judge has also denied five football players a mandatory injunction to continue to have a football season. SFU President Joy Johnson apologized to the players for the stress and impact caused by the termination of the program.

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