Wednesday 29 December 2010
Colombia: clubs penalized for defaulting on payments
As a result of the work done by the Colombian Association of Professional Football Players, the League announced penalties against six teams for their failure to pay wages and social security contributions.
Tuesday 14 December 2010
Brazilian players' unions test football technology
Estádio Anacleto Campanella formed the backdrop to a special match for the Copa Inovação. The players’ unions of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo played a match intended to test various technological innovations.
Tuesday 07 December 2010
President requests changes in Colombian football
President Juan Manuel Santos has promised to end the involvement of drug traffickers in Colombian football clubs. Earlier this year, the Colombian footballers’ association called for a drastic change in the country’s football.
Monday 06 December 2010
Barcelona trio nominated for FIFA Ballon d'Or
Andrés Iniesta, Lionel Messi and Xavi are the three nominees for this year’s FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the best player of 2010. These players from Barcelona are also strong candidates to make this year’s FIFA FIFPro World XI.
Thursday 02 December 2010
FIFPro keeps close watch on Cabañas case
FIFPro keeps a very close watch on Salvador Cabañas’ legal fight against Club América. The forward of this Mexican club lodges an appeal before CAS on account of Club América’s refusal to pay to him his outstanding salaries.
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