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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EFL introduce five substitutions

Following consultation with Clubs, the EFL Board has agreed to increase the permitted number of substitutes to five in all Sky Bet EFL fixtures.

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Marcus Wood | Wellbeing

Tony Dewhurst catches up with former Manchester City academy graduate and current Southport midfielder, Marcus Wood, to discuss the difficulties he has faced since being released from the pro game and the support from the PFA that has enabled the first steps towards his recovery.

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In memory of Ray Clemence

The PFA are deeply saddened by the passing of former Liverpool, Tottenham and England goalkeeper, Ray Clemence.

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PFA Player Ambassadors | Charlton Athletic Community Trust

A record eight first-team players have confirmed their support for CACT’s adapted work in the community this season, including last season’s PFA Community Champion Jonny Williams, who will be the Schools Ambassador.

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In memory of Albert Quixall

The PFA are deeply saddened by the passing of former Sheffield Wednesday and Manchester United inside-forward Albert Quixall , aged 87.

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