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MELBOURNE: Thursday, August 21, 2014

Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) today announced that it and PFA member Michael McGlinchey are considering all legal options including an appeal following the decision handed down today by arbitrator Mr Peter Kite SC that Michael remains a contracted player of the Central Coast Mariners.

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MELBOURNE: WEDNESDAY, August 20, 2014

Professional Footballers Australia’s (PFA) research project into the welfare of retired and transitioned players gets underway with over 500 former professional and semi-professional footballers invited to participate.

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MONDAY: August 18, 2014

Sam Kerr on target in the States, Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak plays the full 90 in the Premier League season opener and Adam Federici continues to impress for Reading FC in the Championship in this week’s members abroad update.

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MONDAY: August 11, 2014

Following the first of ten club visits for the inaugural PFA A-League Inductions Wellington Phoenix goalkeeper Glen Moss shares with the PFA his thoughts on the initiative and the impact it could have on the lives of players on and off the pitch.

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MONDAY: August 11, 2014

Bradden Inman and Massimo Luongo on target on the opening weekend of League One, Lisa De Vanna sets up a goal in the States and Ryan Edwards makes his starting debut for Reading in this week’s members abroad update.

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MELBOURNE: Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The A-League’s inaugural inductions set to begin as Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) continues to grow its Player Development and Wellbeing Program.

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MONDAY: August 4, 2014

Trent Sainsbury plays the full 90 for Pec Zwolle in their Dutch Super Cup triumph, Lisa De Vanna stars for Washington Spirit, whilst Josh Brillante continues to impress for Fiorentina in this week’s members abroad update.

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SUNDAY, August 3, 2014

Now working his way to back to fitness after rupturing his Achilles tendon last season for the Wellington Phoenix, Paul Ifill shares with the PFA the uncertainty it has cast over his life and his resolve to regain full fitness and finish his career on his own terms.

 

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MONDAY: July 29, 2014

Robbie Kruse continues his recovery from injury as he comes off the bench for Bayer Leverkusen in a pre-season friendly, Matt Ryan keeps a clean sheet as Club Brugge get their season underway with a win and Tim Cahill helps New York Red Bulls to a friendly victory over Arsenal in this week’s update.

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The Australian Athletes’ Alliance (the Triple A or AAA), which represents more than 3,500 of Australia’s elite professional athletes, today released the Charter of Athletes’ Rights and unveiled its first tranche of policies, covering the important topics of Good Governance, Integrity, Athlete Development and Wellbeing and Health and Safety.

The AAA is the peak body for Australia’s eight professional player unions in the sports of AFL, basketball, cricket, football, horse racing (jockeys), netball, rugby league and rugby union.

Speaking at the AAA Charter of Athletes’ Rights and Policy Platf

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The PFA fights for world class careers. A footballer’s career continues to be short-term, precarious and one of constant transition. PFA members must empower themselves with the football knowledge to make excellent career choices to maximise their time in the game.
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The PFA helps develop players as great people and role models in Australian communities. We support players to gain off field skills and prepare for life after their playing days. There are many roles in the game for former players and it is important that our members continue to contribute beyond their playing careers.
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