Thursday 31 March 2011
Rayo players have not been paid since February 2010
Although footballers of Rayo Vallecano have not been paid for a year, they will play this Saturday. They abandoned their strike threat after a visit from Luis Rubiales, the president of the Spanish footballers’ association.
Wednesday 30 March 2011
Jason Roberts: ‘I believe we can reach children’
‘I am fortunate enough to play in the Premier League and do a job that I love’, says Jason Roberts. ‘I feel it is my responsibility to share my knowledge to those less fortunate, to create a positive outlook in their lives.'
Tuesday 29 March 2011
Russian club settles with victims of violence
FIFPro welcomes the news that Russian club FC Kuban has settled its financial problems with both Nikola Nikezic and Sreten Sretenovic. FIFPro assumes that the Russian Football Federation will avoid similar incidents.
Monday 28 March 2011
UNFP celebrates with website and photo exhibition
The French National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP) was officially created on 16 November 1961, so it’s celebrating its fiftieth birthday in 2011. The year will be marked by a series of festive events.
Friday 25 March 2011
FIFPro hopes Hysén’s courage brings a change
FIFPro praises the tremendous courage shown by Anton Hysén, the young Swedish professional footballer who recently admitted that he is a homosexual. ‘Hopefully, Anton will encourage other players to go public.’
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