MELBOURNE: Saturday, April 2014
Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) expresses it's deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Young Socceroo Dylan Tombides following the tragic news that he has lost his battle with cancer.
SUNDAY: April 20, 2014
The battle to regain fitness following serious injury can be like a journey ‘thorough hell’ for a footballer. Having missed the entire season through injury Perth Glory star Travis Dodd shares with the PFA the moments he was at breaking point, the glimmers of hope and his motivation to return to the game he loves.
MELBOURNE: Wednesday, April 16 2014
Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) will honour the outstanding achievements of Mark Schwarzer after announcing the Socceroo legend will receive the prestigious PFA Alex Tobin OAM Medal at a gala event to be held at the Australian Maritime Museum on Friday May 23.
MONDAY: April 14, 2014
Ben Halloran scores in Fortuna Dusseldorf’s 3-1 win over VfR Aalen, Caitlin Foord plays the full 90 for Sky Blue FC, whilst Adam Sarota and Tommy Oar get the better of fellow Socceroo Jason Davidson in this week’s PFA Members’ Abroad Update.
MELBOURNE: Friday April 11, 2014
Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) Chief Executive Adam Vivian today responded to recent media commentary questioning the discipline and professionalism of members of the Matildas following players’ concerns over the workplace environment.
FRIDAY: April 11, 2014
Amongst them they have experienced professional football at the very highest level including World Cups and in the UEFA Champions League, become club legends at their respective clubs and made a huge contribution to the success of the A-League.
MELBOURNE: Thursday, April 10 2014
Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) Chief Executive Adam Vivian today reiterated the PFA’s long held position that there is no place for racism in football and the game has a vital role to play in positively shaping community attitudes in Australia’s multicultural society.
MELBOURNE: Wednesday, April 9 2014
Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) Chairman John Poulakakis and President Simon Colosimo today announced the promotion of PFA General Manager Adam Vivian to the position of Chief Executive.
TUESDAY:April 8, 2014
Socceroo Josh Kennedy hits a double in the J-League, whilst Mitch Langerak plays the full 90 for Borussia Dortmund in their win over Wolfsbury in this week’s PFA members abroad update.
SUNDAY: April 6, 2014
Two years on from swapping football for a place in one of the world’s most respected academic institutions former Wellington Phoenix and All Whites Vice Captain Tim Brown shares with the PFA his decision to hang up the boots, life in London and why Richard Branson and the UK Government chose to invest in his start-up business.
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