FIFA will hold a summit in December with president Gianni Infantino still hoping to find consensus on plans to stage the men's tournament more often than the current four-year cycle.
FIFPro, European Leagues announced a joint manifesto calling for greater influence over decisions affecting the future of the sport
Speaking by videoconference on the sidelines of the presentation Tuesday of a report on the playing demands of professional players, Jonas Baer-Hoffmann called for a "reasonable and effective reform" to lighten the burden on footballers and reduce the chance of injury.
According to the IRIS/YouGov study carried out among 15,000 people "with an interest in football", 55 percent of respondents want to see the top international competition more often than every four years, says FIFA.
Global football players’ union FIFPRO thanked the Australian government for making the evacuation of players, team officials and family members possible, with work continuing to help more leave Afghanistan.
On Thursday, the player's body paid tribute to young Afghan national team footballer Zaki Anwari, who reportedly died falling from a US plane last week at Kabul airport.
Concerns have been raised about the safety of female players who have spoken up for women's rights and against the Taliban.
Pavard revealed he briefly lost consciousness during the world champions' 1-0 victory on Tuesday, but still managed to finish the game.
Though it is still unclear what caused Eriksen’s health scare, the relentless schedule resulting from the pandemic has been far from ideal.
LaLiga chief Javier Tebas attacked Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus presidents for their role in the European Super League.
The FIFA Fund for Football Players especially targeted cases where clubs went out of business, then restarted without paying old debts.
Trials of permanent concussion substitutes in English football 'fall short' of objective, say FIFPRO, PFA
In a joint letter sent to the International Football Association Board (IFAB), which determines the laws of the game, FIFPRO and the PFA said existing trials using permanent concussion substitutes should be extended to test parallel temporary concussion replacements "as soon as possible".
Global players' union FIFPro says more needs to be done to tackle 'significant problem' of racism in football
Baer-Hoffmann, whose union represents over 65,000 players, also believes the careers of many risk being cut short because of the ongoing physical demands of a packed calendar.
Premier League to trial concussion substitutes from February as concerns rise over head injuries in football
Premier League and FA chiefs have agreed that teams will be able to make two permanent concussion substitutes even if they have made all their permitted changes.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.