Voice of the Players

Former West Bromwich Albion and Queens Park Rangers striker Rob Hulse admits that his new work colleagues are fascinated when discussion turns towards why an already successful footballer has joined them working in the National Health Service (NHS...
04/11/2017
He’s won just about everything there is – the Champions League and Europa League twice apiece, numerous titles in Spain, Serie A with Juventus – but if Dani Alves had got his way, none of it would have ever happened.   A young Alves would have...
19/10/2017
One of the most prominent players in the Indonesian top league is taking antidepressants each day.   Dane Milovanovic, a 27-year-old Australian midfielder with Madura United, suffers from anxiety and panic attacks. “When I get up in the morning I...
14/10/2017
Photo: Gustavo at SAFP HQ with a complimentary set of G-Form shin pads    Gustavo Zardetto - Date of Birth: 25.10.87 - Position: Midfielder - Nationality: Brazil   Alone in Switzerland with family in Brazil. Gustavo’s home is where he plays...
18/08/2017
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
Etwas Alltägliches im Rückwärtsgang machen und so Solidarität mit den Betroffenen zeigen. Die ZSC Lions unterstützen gerne die Schweizerische Stiftung für das cerebral gelähmte Kind und zählen auf weitere Teilnehmer an der #Cerebralchallenge!  ...
19/06/2017
Fernab von Konditionstraining, tropfendem Schweiss und schmerzenden Muskeln verbrachten am 9. Juni diverse Schweizer Top- und Nachwuchsfahrerinnen und -fahrer auf Einladung ihres Ausrüsters einen gemütlichen Nachmittag am Ufer des Zürichsees....
11/06/2017
Malgin ist der Sohn des früheren Eishockeyprofi Albert Malgin, der ab 1993 in der Schweiz spielte und nach seinem Karriereende Trainer wurde. Denis Malgin spielte für die Schweizer Nationalmannschaft in den Altersstufen U16, U17, U18 und U20. Bei...
09/06/2017
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
Professional footballers in the Netherlands have had enough of playing on artificial turf.   Dutch player union VVCS speaking on behalf of the captains of twelve teams in the first division (Eredivisie), officially urged the football association (...
01/06/2017
There are few mothers in women’s football. Time for a debate and a different attitude towards children, advises former star player Celia Sasic who is currently enjoying life as a mother.   “Women can get children and if you want to have women...
30/05/2017
Melina Salaorni Age: 21 Team: FC St. Gallen   Where do you play? Currently I play for FC St. Gallen. I joined the first team five years ago. Before that, I often played football with boys in my free time.   What benefits did you receive from...
12/05/2017