Venezuela: NDRC Decisions are not enforced
The Venezuelan professional footballers' association AUFPV seeks support of the Ministry of Sport, the Labour Ministry and Ordinary State Court to solve the current problems of many footballers, whose complaints are not treated appropriately by the country's National Dispute Resolution Chamber (NDRC).
French players also join new Indian league
Three players from the team of the French professional footballers' union UNFP - Bernard Mendy, Raphael Romey and Johann Letzelter - were selected by Indian Soccer League clubs during the draft of foreign (non-Indian) players that was held this Thursday August 21st. Last month the three French defenders participated in the 2014 FIFPro Tournament.
FIFPro Tournament MVP heads to India
The Most Valuable Player of this summer's FIFPro Tournament and five of his colleagues from Spain's Team AFE have taken a rather remarkable step in their football careers: they head to India, where they have joined the newly formed Indian Soccer League (ISL).
In Serbia, clubs are playing without a licence …
A new indication of the dismal status of professional football in Serbia: twelve of the sixteen Super League clubs have only received temporary licences for the new championship season which kicked off on August 9th. Four of those clubs are even prohibited from registering new signings due to their outstanding debts to players and coaches.
Many new signings after Sifup training
The Chilean Professional Footballers Association (Sifup) already recorded 19 signings out of the 49 footballers who participated in their practice sessions. Two are in the Primera Division, eight in Primera B and nine in the Second Division. Two weeks before the transfer window closes, other players still have try-outs at different clubs and could be added to the list of new signings in the next few days.
Danish players pleased with hard fought CBA
Great relief in Denmark. The Danish professional footballers association (Spillerforeningen) and the Danish professional football league (Divisionsforeningen) have finally reached a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. The threat of a lock-out was averted at the eleventh hour.