Josh Langley | Education

Tony Dewhurst caught up with Josh Langley to discuss how injury wrecked his hopes of a promising career with Wigan Athletic and how he turned to the Professional Footballers’ Association for help.

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Lee Butcher | Education

Tony Dewhurst talks to former goalkeeper Lee Butcher about how he turned to the PFA for help, signalling a new destination in his career.

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Chris Dunn | Education

Chris Dunn has hung up his goalkeeping gloves, but with the help of the Professional Footballers’ Association, he is now figuring out a new profession as an accountant.

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Ben Hudson | Education

Former Preston North End and Bradford City apprentice Ben Hudson never made a professional start but now he is reaching for the sky thanks to support from the PFA

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Mike Hazeldine | The Interview

When GP and ex-Wigan striker Mike Hazeldine ultimately chose medicine over football, quitting the game wasn’t easy. But he has gone on to forge a successful career in the NHS that has seen him caring for elderly, high-risk patients during the Covid-19 pandemic

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Want to become a physiotherapist?

A sports physiotherapist is a highly sought-after role, directly overseeing the treatment of musculoskeletal sports injuries and rehabilitation of elite athletes. Physiotherapy presents an opportunity to stay in the game or work in another sporting environment.

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OpenLearn and MSE | Understand your finances

The PFA Charity's Education Department believes the Open University is a great way for footballers to learn and develop – providing the flexibility and portability to study alongside a busy playing schedule.

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Spotlight: Identity and Personal Development

We caught up with Chris McCready who has worked in Player Care at Manchester United for the last three seasons, to find out more about encouraging players to develop their understanding of identity beyond their footballer status

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Support from education department increases by 60% since March

The PFA Charity has seen a 60% increase in both current and former players seeking support from the education department since March.

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Beyond the Ball | Chris McCready

We caught up with Chris to find out why he feels deciding to pursue further education was one of the best decisions he has ever made

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