In June of last year during the 2014 World Cup, the PFA Coaching Department spent two weeks in Brazil, studying top clubs based in Rio and Sao Paolo. Their experiences are documented in The Brazil Report.... Read more
An overview of how to apply for funding and the types courses available to members.... Read more
In the latest instalment of PFA TV, Leon Mann joins PFA staff in delivering an equality and diversity workshop to the squad at Leicester City FC.... Read more
The PFA now have a nation-wide network of counsellors for our members to access.... Read more
Some people may have recently been targeted by a suspected internet fraud whereby certain unscrupulous individuals are using a fictitious association with the PFA or that of its employees.... Read more
Instructions for players and clubs on how to use the PFA's Transfer List.... Read more
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Goalkeepers need to be alert, mobile, agile and technically sound, and players can work together to achieve this aim.
QPR director of football Les Ferdinand has called for a Rooney Rule-style law to be introduced in English football to challenge what he believes is a "lack of diversity" in the game.
Michel Platini has backed Football Association chairman Greg Dyke's plan to increase the minimum number of home-grown players in club squads from eight to 12.
Measures including the controversial 'Rooney Rule' aimed at addressing the low number of black coaches and administrators in football were being proposed at a summit of key figures in the sport today.
Gary Cahill wants more English players in the Premier League but underlined the importance of striking the right balance after plans were announced to make it harder for foreign players to secure work permits.
Primarily a goalkeeper needs to be agile, focused, courageous and alert, so here along with handling techniques are a few opening practices to begin life as the last line of defence.
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink may have cut his managerial teeth in Belgium, but he was always going to return to England to further his coaching education.
The role of the PFA Coaching Department is to prepare its members for a secondary career within the professional game, possibly within coaching or management.
Meet the Regional Coach Educators delivering the courses to PFA members across the country.
This section outlines information on how to apply and details on the financial assitance offered to members undertaking the courses.
Those governing professional football have introduced mandatory coaching qualifications for key management and coaching positions, and players will need to plan ahead if they want to transition from player to coach.
This section details the current course dates, venues by region for the FA Youth Awards.
A list of the current courses that the PFA are currently running, categorised by level and region.
We have created sample sessions as a learning resource for members undertaking the 'Level 2' qualifications.
The all round technical ability needed in the development of any player with ambition needs work on the training ground. This library of coaching exercises and drills provides the platform to achieve this.
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