Football

The players of the Danish women’s team are fighting for a new agreement with the Danish football association, DBU, as they want fair compensation for representing their country almost 70 days on average each year.   FIFPro fully supports the...
17/09/2017
FIFPro presented daily fairplay awards to eight players who showed great sportsmanship or outstanding behaviour at the Homeless World Cup in Oslo, over the last two weeks.   On behalf of FIFPro, the world player union, eight awards were handed out...
12/09/2017
If one person illustrates the power of the Homeless World Cup, it is David Duke. The Scotsman appeared as a player in the 2004 Gothenburg tournament, and now he is running his own charity, Street Soccer Scotland.   Only two weeks ago, Duke was...
11/09/2017
Third party ownership remains a problem in football but on an unseen level, warned legal experts in football, who also cautioned that player contracts vary too much and still do not offer sufficient protection.    In spite of FIFA’s regulations on...
07/09/2017
The University of Salford (England) wouldn’t have a bad 7-a-side team, after a group of professional footballers have qualified as physiotherapists from the University.   The footballers, including former QPR player Rob Hulse and...
04/09/2017
The 15th edition of the Homeless World Cup kicked off on Tuesday August 29th in Oslo, Norway. FIFPro is a partner of the event which aims to help people get their lives back on track.   What you need to know about the 2017 Homeless World Cup,...
31/08/2017
An den Swiss Football Awards haben Yann Sommer und Lara Dickenmann die Auszeichnung «Credit Suisse Players of the Year» erhalten. Zum «Trainer of the Year» wurde Vladimir Petkovic gewählt.   Sommer erhielt auch den Preis für den «Save of the Year...
28/08/2017
FIFPro today is pleased to announce the appointment of Francis Awaritefe to the executive board of the world players' association.   Former Australian international Awaritefe, capped three times by the Socceroos, has been nominated by FIFPro...
26/08/2017
Thuns erfolgreicher Aufbau über die rechte Seite fusst auf dem präzisen Rechtsfuss und der Vista von Matteo Tosetti. Der Tessiner liegt an der Spitze der Assist-Tabelle der Raiffeisen Super League, dank 5 entscheidenden Pässen anlässlich der letzten...
24/08/2017
Women footballers said they felt a new sense of purpose after meeting at FIFPro’s headquarters.   American goalkeeper Hope Solo and Chelsea’s Hedvig Lindahl were among women players from 30 countries who attended a two-day conference near...
22/08/2017
Photo: Gustavo at SAFP HQ with a complimentary set of G-Form shin pads    Gustavo Zardetto - Date of Birth: 25.10.87 - Position: Midfielder - Nationality: Brazil   Alone in Switzerland with family in Brazil. Gustavo’s home is where he plays...
18/08/2017
Ghana's footballers have a new home in their national stadium.   The Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has opened its new offices in the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium, in Accra, where the Black Stars gather on match days. It is the...
17/08/2017