Football

FIFPro fully supports football players in the Spanish top division who have been ignored by the Spanish League when it takes important decisions which affect them directly. Captains of fourteen teams, including Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos and...
18/09/2018
Notts County defender Matt Tootle has spoken openly about his personal struggle with gambling addiction. Posting on Twitter, Tootle wrote: "I've been a compulsive gambler for as long as I remember and it has brought to me some of my worst memories. ...
12/09/2018
Dutch goalkeeper Wouter Donkers graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology while playing for FC Twente. Now aged 25, he is studying medicine at Erasmus University in Rotterdam after three years at Vitesse Arnhem, another club in the...
03/09/2018
Ellison has played for 13 clubs throughout his career and has a reputation as one of the toughest players in the Football League. The 39-year-old believes his depression started around 8 years ago, after he signed for current club Morecambe, up...
27/08/2018
FIFPro has taken note of UEFA's statement welcoming the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport to uphold a two-year ban for Maltese football player Samir Arab for not reporting a match-fixing approach. FIFPro did not plan to comment on the...
23/08/2018
The 21-year-old, who collapsed on the field back in July 2017, has been brought out of an induced coma and has shown signs of neurological improvement   The brother of former Ajax star Abdelhak Nouri has offered a positive update on the condition...
22/08/2018
Born and raised in Brampton, the 35-year-old soccer star, Atiba Hutchinson, has made his name primarily in Istanbul, where he is beginning his sixth season in the Turkish Super League as a midfielder for Besiktas JK. As a measure of his fame in...
13/08/2018
Malatyaspor hit the headlines after they stepped out wearing t-shirts bearing the image of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil on the front. The shirts also had the message: “We are all you, say no to racism.”   Malatyaspor were taking part in a pre-season...
06/08/2018
FIFPro is aware of at least 15 footballers who have played in UEFA competitions two to four weeks after participating in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, leaving them without a sufficient offseason break.   While FIFPro understands the financial...
03/08/2018
Kylian Mbappé, one of the young soccer players on team France who took home the 2018 World Cup trophy will celebrate in a special way.   According to USA Today, the French forward will donate his earnings from the tournament to Premier de Cordée,...
30/07/2018
Iniesta started on the bench on Sunday, coming on midway through the second half as Spain attempted to retake the lead cancelled out by Artem Dzyuba's spot-kick, but could not inspire a victory.   The 34-year-old, who will now join Vissel Kobe...
02/07/2018
Ten refugee footballers from Eritrea who sought asylum after a 2015 World Cup qualifier were back on the pitch last week in a tournament arranged by the Botswana player association to show solidarity with their situation.   Footballers Union...
29/06/2018