Football

Christian Eriksen and Pernille Harder received top honours in Denmark, while Constantin Budescu collected the player of the year award in Romania.   Romanian player union AFAN hosted a gala last Sunday in Bucharest to hand out awards to the best...
13/01/2018
Three members of the performance team at high-flying Derby County have given a superb insight into what a typical working day entails for them. Head of Fitness Steve Haines, Lead S&C Adam Burrows and GPS analyst Henry Dyson uncovered their work...
09/01/2018
The Qatar Players' Association (QPA) hosted representatives from FIFPro, the International Association of Professional Footballers, to discuss initiatives aimed at aligning the QPA with FIFPro-approved standards on how to best represent players...
06/01/2018
Wenger's record achievement of managing 811 matches in the Premier League is yet another example of his professionalism and dedication to football management and to his club, Arsenal FC.   Since arriving in North London in 1996, Arsène has won...
03/01/2018
South Africa’s victory at the recent COSAFA Under-20 Championships highlighted the quality of the teenage talent in the country.   TimesLIVE picked 15 teenage stars in South African football who are set to have a bright future in the game:  ...
31/12/2017
UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin has pledged 1% of his salary to Common Goal - a project co-founded by Manchester United star Juan Mata - which funds high-impact football charities worldwide.   Spain international and Manchester United FC...
29/12/2017
Yasser Jamal, 25, is now pursuing his dream of becoming a professional soccer player in a foreign country. In February 2013, Jamal, who was a university student at the time, heard the deafening blast of an explosion while preparing lunch with his...
26/12/2017
Claudio Ranieri admits he would ask Nantes to “let me go” if he was offered the Italy job, but warned Calcio “needs a reformation.”   The former Inter, Roma, Juventus, Chelsea, Greece and Leicester City boss has been one of the contenders for the...
23/12/2017
At The Christie’s Palatine Treatment Centre, home to the teenage and young adult unit and haematology and transplant inpatient unit, Romelu Lukaku, Matteo Darmian and Daley Blind, met those going through a difficult time during the festive period....
20/12/2017
FIFPro published the 2017 FIFPro Global Employment Report on working conditions in professional women’s football.   The 41 pages of findings, a summary of a longer report by the University of Manchester, are based on a survey of 3,500 women...
19/12/2017
African football’s top official has pledged to take action after FIFPro research found 56% of players on the continent are paid late. Ahmad spoke at the FIFPro general assembly in Cairo last week.   “One of the first fights that we will have to...
17/12/2017
FIFPro is calling for a full investigation after 22-year-old player Mertcan Cam was allegedly attacked by the president of the club he was on loan to.   Cam was beaten up at the offices of Sanliurfaspor after he made an official complaint that the...
14/12/2017