PFA AGM: New PFA Rules Adopted

Today at the PFA’s Annual General Meeting, delegates voted unanimously in favour of adopting new PFA rules.

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Preston North End Community and Education Trust | Declan Rudd

Preston North End Community and Education Trust won Community Club of the season at the North West Football Awards, in association with the Professional Footballers’ Association. Tony Dewhurst hears how the Trust and goalkeeper Declan Rudd supported a brave teenager after his father committed suicide.

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PFA’s Jason Lee makes Football Black List

Professional Footballers’ Association Equalities and Education Executive Jason Lee has been named a leading practitioner in the 2020 Football Black List, a celebration of the most influential Black people in football.

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Independent Review and Progress Report

Ahead of tomorrow’s AGM, a letter to members from PFA Chief Executive, Gordon Taylor OBE. Includes an update outlining detailed recommendations on how the PFA will evolve in the future.

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Professional Player to Coach Scheme | PFA, Premier League and EFL

The new Professional Player to Coach Scheme, which is aimed at increasing the number of Black and Asian players who transition into full-time coaching roles in the professional game, has begun its rollout.

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Jon-Paul Pittman on PFA Charity, PL and EFL programme will help aspiring black coaches

After enjoying a playing career that included Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest, Jon-Paul Pittman was keen to move into coaching and having worked hard to earn a place on the Premier League, the EFL and the PFA Charity’s new Professional Player to Coach Scheme, the 34-year-old is taking the first step to realising his ambition at Exeter City.

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PFA: Heading In Training Must Be Reduced

Following a meeting of the PFA’s Management Committee yesterday, the player’s union is calling for heading in training to be reduced and monitored.

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QPR’s Academy scholars visit their local community

Throughout October half-term members of QPR's Under 18’s side visited the popular Soccer School at PlayFootball, the Masbro Youth Centre which is located in Shepherds Bush, Safe Camp at the Phoenix Academy and a community session in North Kensington – events which are all run by the Community Trust.

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2019/20 PFA Community Player Engagement Review

The PFA’s Community Department is committed to raising awareness of the extensive work and participation of players in support of community and charitable engagement.

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PFA develops Neurodegenerative Disease Working Group

The PFA and PFA Charity are forming an advisory group to help define the union and charity’s future support provisions for former footballers with neurodegenerative conditions.

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