Football

Fourteen footballers from four countries have signed contracts with professional clubs after appearing in a tournament for unemployed players in Croatia.   Player unions in Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia organized a training camp for 65...
18/07/2017
Rio Ferdinand’s mum Janice St Fort has died, aged 58, after losing her battle with cancer.   The ex-England footballer has been left devastated by her death – the second tragedy to hit his family in two years after losing his weife Rebecca Ellison...
14/07/2017
FIFPro is advising football players to check how much of their salary they will receive when injured- after new research found some get little or nothing.   The investigation by the world players union found that in only four of 27 countries (...
12/07/2017
Nationaltrainerin Martina Voss-Tecklenburg hat ihre definitive Liste mit den 23 Spielerinnen für die Europameisterschaft 2017 in Holland präsentiert. Mit dabei ist YB-Spielerin Viola Calligaris. Interview im Video.

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09/07/2017
Footballers across the globe have started voting for the FIFA FIFPro World 11, with more than sixty thousand ballot forms sent to 76 countries.   The worldwide poll, which previously covered club and international performances over a calendar year...
06/07/2017
Come pubblicato sul "Corriere dello Sport, c’è chi non riesce ad arrivare al 27 del mese, perché il 20 è già un trionfo. Chi ha perso la casa. O si è venduto l’auto. O ha fatto investimenti sbagliati, per colpa di finti amici, in realtà rivelatisi...
03/07/2017
FIFPro has held talks with a senior Council of Europe representative about football governance.   Anne Brasseur, who is preparing a Council of Europe report entitled ‘Good Football Governance’ visited FIFPro House to discuss a variety of issues in...
29/06/2017
The racial slurs occurred during a discussion about the upcoming World Cup qualifying match between Peru and Ecuador.   Phillip Butters, a radio and TV sports journalist from Peru, called 28-year-old Ecuadorean soccer player Felipe Caicedo a “...
22/06/2017
Danish internationals Cristian Eriksen and William Kvist are taking a stand against homophobia in football. Tottenham star Eriksen says homophobia is an unwanted part of the game. Together with FC Copenhagen's William Kvist, they are calling for gay...
20/06/2017
FIFPro welcomes the official launch of the first South Korean football player association.   The association was unveiled at the world player body’s Asian congress in Seoul, which was attended by Theo van Seggelen, FIFPro’s general secretary, and...
15/06/2017
If football wants to make progress in Africa, then professionalism and players’ needs must be dealt with seriously. That’s what FIFPro Africa recently told representatives of Africa’s governing body CAF at a seminar in Cairo.   “We are delighted...
13/06/2017
Arnold Smit speaking with FIFPro, the World Players' Union.   As Arnold Smit was driving to training in a coastal town near Amsterdam in May 1998 he switched on the radio. The Dutch goalkeeper had signed for FC Volendam a year earlier after a...
08/06/2017