Last Friday PFA Chairman and Spireite Ritchie Humphreys unveiled a new area of the Chesterfield FC Memorial Garden.... Read more
PFA TV visits St George's Park where the PFA's Coaching department are helping members complete their 'UEFA B' coaching qualification. Includes interviews with Kevin Phillips, Luke Chadwick and Lee Grant.... 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
Instructions for players and clubs on how to use the PFA's Transfer List.... Read more
Exclusive and flexible offers for PFA members on BMW and MINI.... Read more
Middlesbrough Football Club have announced their three chosen charities for the forthcoming season that the club will be supporting.
England striker Fran Kirby has revealed how a personal tragedy and her subsequent battle with depression have motivated her to succeed.
Mind would like to invite you to the first Croydon Eagles Mental Health Football Tournament on Friday 24th July 11am to 3pm in the CPFC Academy Dome.
Introducing the support service set up by ex-pros Lee and Nick Richardson that’s helping young players face up to the mental challenges of the professional game.
This service will provide our current and former members the opportunity to receive and access a 24/7/365 support service to deal with any issues that they may encounter.
Mental health problems affect one in six of the population at any one time. Despite this, many people are unaware of the symptoms of mental health problems.
PFA members (or concerned family or friends) can contact any of the PFA's Player Welfare team privately and confidentially.
Depressed people can feel anxious, hopeless, negative and helpless and the feeling doesn’t pass. You don’t always realise what’s going on because your problems seem to be physical, not mental.
Change is part of professional football; managers and coaches move around and it’s all part of the game. Below we set out some other effects of change that might unsettle you.
All players get nervous round about contract time. Below are some facts and figures about contracts, transfers and some of the effects negotiations may have on players anxiously waiting to find out their future.
In this section we look at pressure on players to perform. Every match and what effect that pressure from fans, the media and within you club can have on you.
Players may experience many different feelings when they retire. In this section we focus on the effects of anger.
A brief guide, outlining initial steps that you can take if you have been suffering from any of the problems outlined in this section.
If you feel you are affected by any of the issues covered in the Mental Health section you may find this list of contacts helpful. All approaches will be treated with strict confidentiality.
Sporting Chance Clinic is one of the world's most innovative centres for the treatment of behavioural problems and is now an integral tool for our members.
This service will provide our current and former members the opportunity to receive and access a 24/7/365 counselling support service to deal with any issues that they may encounter (login required).
The PFA now have a nation-wide network of counsellors for our members to access.