FIFPRO has launched a new free-to-access data platform that monitors match schedules and the workload of players across different competitions.
New data published on workload in women's football and COVID disruption
Kenyan federation breaches human rights of footballers
FIFPRO is alarmed that the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) is failing to provide independent and efficient arbitration for professional footballers in Kenya, thereby breaching their right to a fair hearing under article 10 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
IOC “Rule 50” violating human rights
FIFPRO continues underlining its support to athletes who wish to stand up for human rights, promote social justice and positive societal change at the Olympics, whether that may be on the pitch, during a ceremony, or wherever they may choose to do so.
Legal rights of players returning from loan
FIFPRO is concerned about recent cases of players in the Czech Republic and Italy who have been adversely affected by loans to other clubs.
Qatar World Cup: Players and migrant workers discuss labour conditions
Football players from all backgrounds are concerned about human rights in Qatar ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and want to know how they can play an active role in bringing about lasting change in the host country.
Player data rights: Why unions have an integral role to play
Nine FIFPRO member unions from four continents participated in the first FIFPRO Player IQ Tech Experience Tour in Tel-Aviv, Israel, giving them the chance to enhance their existing knowledge in the field of technology and innovation.
Charter of Player Data Rights in focus ahead of 2022 World Cup
As a result of data and technology maturity, the ability to collect and use footballers’ data has greatly increased – and players should have a significant say in how their data is being used.
The right to freedom of association
In a series of recent cases in Andorra, Bolivia and Slovakia, professional football players have received threats and sanctions from their club or federation as a result of interaction with their national player union.
'Normal' employment rights for players in Eastern Europe
Traditionally, almost 100% of players in some Eastern European countries had self-employed contracts. Following pressure from FIFPRO and others, this changed in 2018 when a new European Union directive enabled them to claim the employment rights of a normal worker.
Unveiling football's Global Player Council
FIFPRO is launching a Global Player Council to strengthen the role of professional footballers in shaping their industry at an international level.
Sarah Gregorius discusses stop-start women's football schedule
In an interview, FIFPRO's Sarah Gregorius discusses the first flash report about women’s football based on data from the FIFPRO Player Workload Monitoring (PWM) platform.
From professional player to helping players professionally
FIFPRO spoke with Chris Higgins who, alongside his playing career, is also working at PFA Scotland as player development manager.