Workplace Safety Report: The impact of violence towards footballers in their workplace

The report features the insights of more than two-thirds of the global FIFPRO membership and builds on previous publications focusing on other safety concerns in the workplace as well as research in domestic playing markets by player unions.

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New maternity protections for professional women’s football players

This article aims to analyse the maternity protections introduced in FIFA’s Regulations on the Status and Transfers of Players (RSTP) for professional women’s football players, which came into force on 1 June 2024.

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Multiple Job-Holding in Elite Women's Football

This report from FIFPRO, FIFA and Australia's Edith Cowen University details how most top-flight women players are unable to earn enough through football to fully sustain their livelihoods.

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FIFPRO Asia/Oceania AFC Champions League Analysis Report

The report from FIFPRO Asia/Oceania analysing the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) flagship club competition, the AFC Champions League (ACL), has delivered extensive insights into the experiences for players and clubs participating in the competition.

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FIFA/FIFPRO Social Media Protection Service Report: 2023 Women’s World Cup

The report represents a summary analysis of all monitoring and moderation activities carried out by the Social Media Protection Service (SMPS) across the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023.

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Guidelines and Mitigation Strategies for Hot Conditions in Professional Football

Elevated heat, humidity, and solar load combined with low air movement independently and additively impair performance, increase the perception of effort and the risk of heat-related illnesses.

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2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Workload Journey Report

The report underlines how the domestic and international calendars in the women’s game remain uneven and fragmented, leaving many players in the countries where football is less developed forced to move abroad to improve, or face the prospect of not having enough matches to reach their potential.

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2023 FIFA Women's World Cup Qualifying Conditions Report

The report underscores the fragmented nature of Women's World Cup qualifying, highlighting vastly different pathways and conditions for players competing at the highest level in their confederations.

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FIFA/FIFPRO Social Media Protection Service Report: 2022 World Cup

FIFA and FIFPRO have released a report into the levels of online abuse aimed at participants during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, with England v France quarter-final causing the largest spike.

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2022/23 Men's Workload Report: Extreme Calendar Congestion

Overlapping competition schedules and elevated individual workload demands are highlighted in a new FIFPRO report that warns of the impact on the health of professional players.

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FIFA World Cup 2022: Post-Tournament Review and Player Survey

This report combines key data about teams and players with a survey of 64 footballers who played at the FIFA World Cup 2022 to gauge their reaction to the unprecedented mental and physical demands of the current season.

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FIFA World Cup 2022: The Player Workload Journey

The FIFPRO PWM Men’s Football Flash Report 2022 provides a snapshot of the unprecedented workload demands placed upon the game’s leading players.

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Playing Our Part: Managing Sustainable Player Impact

Many players want to get directly involved in work that extends beyond the pitch and generates positive impact on communities worldwide. Nevertheless, the landscape of challenges related to working on such initiatives is difficult to navigate for both current and retired players.

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