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Feb 11, 2020
FIFA set up $16 million fund to offer 'safety net' for footballers not paid by their clubsThe funding covers the period up to 2022, and FIFA also wants to set up a monitoring committee with global players’ union FIFPro, which assesses the needs of players
Jan 25, 2020
Football players' union FIFPro denies offering role to former UEFA president Michel PlatiniPlatini’s ban was reduced to four years on appeal by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and Blatter’s to six by a FIFA Appeal committee
Jan 22, 2020
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Football union FIFPro pledges support to players who break IOC ban on political protestsDescribing the ban as hypocritical, FIFPro secretary general Jonas Baer-Hoffmann said that football players had played a key role in raising issues such as racism and gender equality and it would be unacceptable to sanction them
Aug 01, 2019
Players' union FIFPro claims football calendar harming elite players, advocates longer breaks, recovery timeFIFPro surveyed 543 elite players. Some of them clocked up huge numbers of playing minutes and air miles. The leading example is Heung-Min Son, the Tottenham and South Korea star, who last season helped his club reach the Champions League final and his country win gold at the Asian Games.
Feb 19, 2019
UEFA reiterates opposition to FIFA's proposed 24-team Club World Cup and global Nations League, labels them 'unacceptable'European football clubs, leagues and governing body UEFA have reiterated their opposition to FIFA's plans for two new competitions.
Feb 04, 2019
'Please don't send me to Bahrain': Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi pleads as Thai court extends detention by two monthsHakeem al-Araibi arrived in court in chains and pleaded with reporters and football officials to help secure his freedom.
Oct 17, 2018
Juventus' Giorgio Chiellini says players need to think about life after football from start of careerChiellini studied for a degree in economics and a Masters in business administration at Turin University at the same time as winning seven straight Serie A titles with Juventus from 2012.
Jun 08, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: FIFPro calls for longer recovery times between games for playersFIFPro, a worldwide representative organisation for professional footballers, has appealed for longer recovery times for players in between competitions.
May 21, 2018
FIFA World Cup: FIFPro appeals to governing body over Peru captain Paolo Guerrero's ban from Russia 2018The world players’ union FIFPro said it had written to FIFA to request that Peru captain Paolo Guerrero, banned from the World Cup over cocaine contained in a cup of tea, be allowed to participate in the tournament.
May 15, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Peru captain Paolo Guerrero's 14-month ban defies common sense, says FIFProPaolo Guerrero had just completed a six-month ban after testing positive for cocaine when the Court of Arbitration for Sport increased it to 14 months on Monday.