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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.
May 11, 2018
FIFPro exhorts FIFA not to overlook health implications of revamped international football tournamentsThe professional footballers' union (FIFPro) on Thursday expressed their concern over the impact on the health of their members should FIFA plan to add or enlarge international tournaments.
Oct 24, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo pips Lionel Messi and Neymar to win FIFA Player of the Year Award for fifth timeAs well as Spanish league and Spanish Super Cup success, Ronaldo scored twice in the Champions League final against Juventus to win European football's elite competition for the third time in four seasons.
Aug 26, 2017
Neymar, Ousmane Dembele signings lead Europe's transfer market madness as records tumbleThe deal agreed Friday to bring 20-year-old French striker Dembele to the Spanish giants from Borussia Dortmund was a direct consequence of Neymar's shock €222-million move to Qatar-owned Paris Saint-Germain that obliterated the world transfer record.