Football

Thomas Kortegaard has played for Danish Super League club AC Horsens for 11 straight seasons. During that time, he got married, had children, bought a house and put planning about life after football at the back of his mind. In this interview for...
12/10/2018
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. ...
09/10/2018
Rasmus Haagensen graduated in social science and sports science while he was a professional handball player in Denmark. In 2007, he set up the player development unit of the Danish football player union "Spillerforeningen". He and his union...
04/10/2018
N’Golo Kante, Raphael Varane and Kylian Mbappe were voted onto the FIFA FIFPro World 11 by their fellow professional footballers. The three French World Cup winners are among five newcomers who team-up with World 11 veterans such as Luka Modric,...
27/09/2018
Footballer Stephen Darby has retired at the age of 29 after being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease.   “It is with great sadness that I announced my immediate retirement from professional football due to a recent diagnosis of Motor Neurone...
21/09/2018
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