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FIFA ban Haiti football chief Yves Jean-Bart for life after sex abuse investigation
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FIFA ban Haiti football chief Yves Jean-Bart for life after sex abuse investigation

The 73-year-old Jean-Bart was found guilty by FIFA of having abused his position and having sexually harassed and abused various female players, including minors, the independent Ethics Committee of world football's governing body ruled.

Global footballers union FIFPRO says players concerned over Qatar trip for Asian Champions League
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Global footballers union FIFPRO says players concerned over Qatar trip for Asian Champions League

FIFPRO said it was "disappointed and concerned" about the lack of consultation, adding that players had complained about the risks of travelling and about quarantine periods that will interfere with family life, games and training.

Coronavirus failings could set back Asian football, warns FIFPro general secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffmann
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Coronavirus failings could set back Asian football, warns FIFPro general secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffmann

Talent pools will dwindle and foreign imports will dry up if players continue to face pay cuts and instability, FIFPro general secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffmann told AFP.

FIFA endorses smartphone app to report match-fixing approaches
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FIFA endorses smartphone app to report match-fixing approaches

The 'Red Button' whistleblower app ensures anonymity to protect players who otherwise may fear consequences to their career or personal safety, FIFPro said in a statement.

Footballers have lived up to their social responsibilities during COVID-19 pandemic, says FIFPRO report
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Footballers have lived up to their social responsibilities during COVID-19 pandemic, says FIFPRO report

FIFPRO has noted that professional football players and athletes across sports have developed incredible initiatives around the world to help their communities, their clubs and teams and often their teammates

'I am with all of you': Nemanja Matic sends message of support for football players on hunger strike in Serbia
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'I am with all of you': Nemanja Matic sends message of support for football players on hunger strike in Serbia

The strike involves around 25 players, according to Serbian media, from the club FC Borac, which was disbanded owing unpaid wages before its owners bought another local club and renamed it FC Borac 1926.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Footballers struggling with increased levels of anxiety and depression, says player union FIFPro
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Footballers struggling with increased levels of anxiety and depression, says player union FIFPro

As clubs focus on keeping players fit during national lockdowns and faced with cost-cutting needs, FIFPRO is urging them not to neglect providing mental health provisions.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Progress made in women's football at risk due to COVID-19 pandemic, says FIFPro
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Progress made in women's football at risk due to COVID-19 pandemic, says FIFPro

FIFPRO said in a report published Thursday that the women’s game could face an existential threat and many players could lose their livelihoods in the aftermath of the pandemic

International players' union FIFPRO calls for support for women's football in wake of COVID-19 pandemic
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International players' union FIFPRO calls for support for women's football in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

The international players' union FIFPRO is calling for continued financial support of women's football worldwide in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Footballers at increased risk of mental health problems due to suspension in play, says FIFPro
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Footballers at increased risk of mental health problems due to suspension in play, says FIFPro

Not surprisingly, they are prone to mental health problems and the global players’ union FIFPRO says the uncertainty caused by the novel coronavirus crisis will make that worse, with women especially vulnerable

Football players' union FIFPRO says completion of current season must be priority when sport resumes
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Football players' union FIFPRO says completion of current season must be priority when sport resumes

FIFPRO General Secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffmann said failing to complete the current season was not an option at the moment.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Players in Belarus 'concerned' after being told to play on during pandemic, says football union FIFPro
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Players in Belarus 'concerned' after being told to play on during pandemic, says football union FIFPro

FIFPro general secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffmann says it’s not comprehendible that the Belarus league is still playing after kicking off this month. It’s the only top-tier European league in action

Coronavirus Outbreak: World football players’ union FIFPRO shows concern over wage cuts and lay offs
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Coronavirus Outbreak: World football players’ union FIFPRO shows concern over wage cuts and lay offs

Football has been brought to a standstill by the coronavirus crisis with domestic leagues suspended and international competitions such as Euro 2020 and the Copa America postponed.

European football's paralysis results in 'very complicated situation' with regard to player contracts
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European football's paralysis results in 'very complicated situation' with regard to player contracts

The multi-billion dollar football industry is unsure when it will restart. It likely faces more uncertainty even when it does.

Coronavirus pandemic: Football could see mass layoffs due to economic crisis caused by virus outbreak, warns FIFPRO
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Coronavirus pandemic: Football could see mass layoffs due to economic crisis caused by virus outbreak, warns FIFPRO

Professional football has been wiped off the map for weeks, maybe months, after all the major leagues, cups and international competitions were suspended, culminating in the postponement of Euro 2020 and Copa America on Tuesday.

FIFPRO will support football players who request postponements over coronavirus
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FIFPRO will support football players who request postponements over coronavirus

The global footballers’ union FIFPRO will support players who ask for training sessions, matches or competitions to be postponed over the coronavirus outbreak

In aftermath of Moussa Marega abuse, FIFPRO to support players and teams who walk off over racism
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In aftermath of Moussa Marega abuse, FIFPRO to support players and teams who walk off over racism

FIFPRO has in the past offered support in individual cases where players have walked off the pitch. This is the first time it has backed such action on a general basis

FIFA set up $16 million fund to offer 'safety net' for footballers not paid by their clubs
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FIFA set up $16 million fund to offer 'safety net' for footballers not paid by their clubs

The 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

Football players' union FIFPro denies offering role to former UEFA president Michel Platini
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Football players' union FIFPro denies offering role to former UEFA president Michel Platini

Platini’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

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Football union FIFPro pledges support to players who break IOC ban on political protests
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Football union FIFPro pledges support to players who break IOC ban on political protests

Describing 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