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Footballers must change mindset over brain injuries, says Professional Footballers' Association official
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Footballers must change mindset over brain injuries, says Professional Footballers' Association official

Mousinho told this week's virtual Sports Resolutions conference that the game was lagging behind rugby in giving information to players about the risks of repeated heading of the ball and concussions.

Ex-England international Chris Sutton accuses football authorities of neglecting issue of brain injuries
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Ex-England international Chris Sutton accuses football authorities of neglecting issue of brain injuries

British lawmakers are holding an inquiry into the link between sport and long-term brain injury at a time of growing concern across rugby and football.

Footballers 'overwhelmingly support' taking a knee, says players' union
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Footballers 'overwhelmingly support' taking a knee, says players' union

Teams at Premier League and English Football League games have been making the gesture since matches restarted in June following the coronavirus shutdown.

Wayne Rooney says English football must follow US example and ban children from heading ball
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Wayne Rooney says English football must follow US example and ban children from heading ball

A study carried out in Scotland concluded professional footballers are around three and a half times more likely to die of dementia than the general population.

Premier League: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola hails Kevin De Bruyne as best midfielder in the world
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Premier League: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola hails Kevin De Bruyne as best midfielder in the world

City playmaker De Bruyne was named the Professional Footballers' Association's player of the year this week after an outstanding 2019/20 campaign in which he clocked up a Premier League record-equalling 20 assists.

EFL League One, League Two clubs vote in favour of salary caps, to be introduced with immediate effect
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EFL League One, League Two clubs vote in favour of salary caps, to be introduced with immediate effect

The cap will be set at $3.2 million in League One, the third tier, and $1.9 million in League Two and has been introduced with immediate effect, the EFL said.

Premier League, Football League and PFA launch initiative to increase number of BAME coaches in English football
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Premier League, Football League and PFA launch initiative to increase number of BAME coaches in English football

Sterling’s comments are backed up by figures which show only six head coaches in England’s 92 clubs are from the BAME community. More than a quarter of players in the Premier League are either black or mixed race.

Professional Footballers' Association survey reveals around 70 percent of footballers in England anxious over future
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Professional Footballers' Association survey reveals around 70 percent of footballers in England anxious over future

Around 70 percent of Professional Footballers' Association members who responded to a survey over the last month said they were worried about their futures in the sport or their livelihood.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Watford's Troy Deeney raises concerns about Premier League's plans to restart campaign
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Watford's Troy Deeney raises concerns about Premier League's plans to restart campaign

Watford skipper Troy Deeney says he will put his family’s health before football and has raised concerns about the Premier League’s plans to restart the campaign disrupted by COVID-19.

Premier League: Footballer's association Gordon Taylor suggests shortened halves when season resumes
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Premier League: Footballer's association Gordon Taylor suggests shortened halves when season resumes

English Football League chairman Rick Parry said that there had not yet been discussion of having reduced halves but that he was open to new ideas.

EFL reaches 'compromise proposal' with PFA, says up to 25 percent of players' April wages may be deferred
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EFL reaches 'compromise proposal' with PFA, says up to 25 percent of players' April wages may be deferred

The EFL has agreed a “compromise proposal” with the PFA, allowing clubs to defer 25 percent of their wages for April amid the new coronavirus outbreak, it said on Tuesday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Premier League footballers painted as villains by government, media, says Burnley's Ben Mee
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Premier League footballers painted as villains by government, media, says Burnley's Ben Mee

Mee said that although the players are well paid, most are from working-class backgrounds and want to give back to their communities.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Professional Footballers’ Association chief Gordon Taylor slams UK government for singling out players to take pay cut
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Professional Footballers’ Association chief Gordon Taylor slams UK government for singling out players to take pay cut

Premier League footballers were unfairly asked by the British government to take a paycut during the coronavirus outbreak when hedge-fund managers and bankers were not subjected to similar demands, players’ union chief Gordon Taylor has said.

Premier League: Unfair to target players in wage cut dilemma, says Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
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Premier League: Unfair to target players in wage cut dilemma, says Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Players in the English top flight earn more in a week than the average Briton earns in years but Solskjaer said it was “unfair” to call out players who are looking at ways they can help National Health Service (NHS) workers on the front line.

Premier League players and clubs lack common ground in wage-cut talks as pressure builds
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Premier League players and clubs lack common ground in wage-cut talks as pressure builds

In the talks, the Premier League clubs have asked for a “combination of conditional reductions and deferrals amounting to 30% of total annual remuneration.”

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pressure mounts on Premier League footballers to take pay cuts to secure jobs of non-playing staff
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Pressure mounts on Premier League footballers to take pay cuts to secure jobs of non-playing staff

Professional football in England, including the Premier League, has been suspended until 30 April, at the earliest, due to the pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Premier League, EFL to discuss wage deferral plan with Professional Footballers’ Association, says report
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Premier League, EFL to discuss wage deferral plan with Professional Footballers’ Association, says report

Premier League and English Football League clubs are seeking agreement on a collective wage deferral plan at a meeting with the Professional Footballers’ Association on Wednesday, the BBC has reported.

Coronavirus Outbreak: PFA seeking talks with Premier League, EFL to discuss financial impact
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Coronavirus Outbreak: PFA seeking talks with Premier League, EFL to discuss financial impact

The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) has called for urgent talks with the Premier League and English Football League to discuss the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic: 'Integrity of English football pyramid must be maintained,' says Leeds United's Angus Kinnear
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Coronavirus pandemic: 'Integrity of English football pyramid must be maintained,' says Leeds United's Angus Kinnear

Leeds are well-placed for a return to the Premier League for the first time since they were relegated in 2004, but their promotion bid has been put on hold after last week’s decision to suspend the season until at least early April

Former female professional football players to be included in study on links between headers and dementia
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Former female professional football players to be included in study on links between headers and dementia

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) will carry out long-term cognitive tests on former men and women football players to shed more light on the findings of a report by the University of Glasgow and Hampden Sports Clinic