FIFPro Division Europe consists of 24 member associations. There is one candidate member (Serbia) and there are four observers (Georgia, Kazakhstan, Montenegro and Ukraine). The division board is led by president Philippe Piat, the other members of the board are Mads Øland, Bobby Barnes, Maria Tsigoni Rella, Joachim Evangelista y Tony Higgins.
On Division Europe’s priority list are a number of important topics. On a political level FIFPro mostly focuses on the...read more
News from Division Europe
Friday 14 June 2013
Mahmoud Sarsak: ‘Football is my weapon of resistance’
FIFPro – represented in the person of Division Europe board member Tony Higgins – finally met Mahmoud Sarsak - the Palestinian footballer, former political detainee and hunger striker - on Tuesday night in Edinburgh.
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Montenegro: union warned for European football ban
The Montenegrin FA banned two clubs from participating in European club football. The Montenegrin players association is not surprised. ‘We have warned the clubs on several occasions. These clubs had to be punished.’
Friday 31 May 2013
Don't Fix It project takes important next step
Don’t Fix It – the education and prevention programme by FIFPro is taking an important next step. In Budapest, FIFPro is organising a two-day training programme for all participating countries.
Monday 27 May 2013
Fundamental objections against ‘racism suspension’
FIFPro welcomes the policy UEFA has announced to firmly tackle racism in football and assures everybody that the players will make their contribution. But FIFPro demands that any possible sanctions will be proportional for all parties.
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Viktor Fischer conducts draw for FIFPro Tournament
Young Ajax star Viktor Fischer conducted the draw for the FIFPro Tournament 2013 during the opening of the new FIFPro House. The tournament for prof footballers looking for a new contract will be played on 20 and 21 July in Rijnsburg, the Netherlands.
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