- Australia's CBA talks intensify
The following statement stems from the latest round of CBA negotiations in Australia.
Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) has today reaffirmed the players’ commitment to establishing a ‘whole of game’ collective bargaining agreement with Football Federation Australia (FFA) that will cover all Socceroos, A-League and Matildas players.
PFA President Matt McKay made the statement today having attended yesterday’s all-day bargaining session that failed to reach an agreement on the player payments model to carry the game forward.
- FIFPro 50th Anniversary Tournament begins tonight
The much-anticipated 50th Anniversary edition of the FIFPro Tournament gets underway tonight with two matches in Vienna and Prague.
This is the eleventh iteration of the organisation’s namesake event, which this year sees a change in format to encompass more European countries than ever before.
- Colombian players anoint 2014 Best XI
Colombian’s first ever player-driven awards gala has been hailed as a resounding success and acted as a celebration of the past year in Colombian football.
- Unions at Costa Rican Symposium trained to “Say No to Match fixing”
FIFPro’s newly minted match fixing initiative got off to a strong start in Costa Rica. Representatives from unions in fifteen countries attended the “Train the Trainer” event in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, for a three day symposium on tactics to deter and disincentivize engagement in match fixing.
- FAA redistribution program kicks off
A long awaited career-transition initiative has gotten off to a fruitful start in Argentina. Football players from across the country have already begun to benefit from the program after its recent launch.
- Taylor addresses FIFPro European Congress
PFA Chief Executive and Honorary President of FIFPro, Gordon Taylor OBE addressed the General Assembly of FIFPro Division Europe, on Wednesday 10 June 2015 in Bulgaria.
"The time has come for players and their unions to seize the moment, grab the baton and bring a breath of fresh air, integrity and solid sensible leadership in keeping with and deserving of the greatest game in the world"