Scottish regulator looks into Football Museum complaint.

The new Scottish charities watchdog is investigating allegations of financial mismanagement at the Scottish Football Museum brought by a former director of the charity.

Ged O'Brien has submitted a dossier to the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator. He alleges that the trust that runs the museum is not a charity, but a subsidiary of the Scottish Football Association. Six of the nine trustees are directors of the SFA or its subsidiaries.

The museum opened nearly three years ago at the refurbished Hampden Stadium in Glasgow. O'Brien has questioned the links between the charity and Hampden Park Ltd, which runs the stadium.

Strathclyde European Partnership, which gave the project £2.1m, is also investigating the claims.

A spokesman for the museum dismissed the allegations as "totally unfounded".

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