MONDAY: September 15, 2014
Dario Vidosic on target in Switzerland, Adam Federici continues to star for Reading in the Championship, whilst Trent Sainsbury impresses again in the Netherlands in this week’s Members Abroad Update.
MELBOURNE: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The link between on field success and injury is highlighted as Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) releases its inaugural PFA W-League Injury Report and signals its intention to act on the high incidence of serious knee injuries.
MONDAY: September 8, 2014
Aleksandar Jovanovic continues to impress in Korea, Shane Cansdell-Sheriff helps Burton to victory in League Two whilst Caitlin Friend and Danielle Brogan suffer defeat in the WSL Cup in England in this week’s PFA Members Abroad Update.
MELBOURNE: Monday, September 8, 2014
The number of games missed through injury is on the rise for the first time since the introduction of the ‘Minimum Medical Standards’ as Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) releases its 2013/14 A-League Injury Report.
MONDAY: September 1, 2014
Matilda Clare Polkinghorne helps her side to a 2-2 draw in Japan, Scott McDonald on target for Millwall again, and Mathew Leckie continues to star in Germany in this week’s PFA Members Abroad Update.
SUNDAY: August 31, 2014
Newcastle Jets defender Jacob Pepper shares with the PFA how he started his own clothing business, his advice for those looking to follow in his footsteps and why it has had such a positive impact on his life on and off the pitch.
MELBOURNE: Thursday, August 28, 2014
Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) has today confirmed the opposition of Matildas players’ to the use of artificial turf for the 2015 Women’s World Cup and called on football’s universal rights to extend to women.
TUESDAY: August 26, 2014
Socceroo Jason Davidson makes his Premier League debut, Mathew Leckie scores in Germany and Tommy Oar stars in Holland in this week’s PFA Members Abroad Update.
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.
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.
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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