FIELD | Further information on the study and results

Today, the initial findings of FIELD, a medical study into ‘Football’s InfluencE on Lifelong outcomes and Dementia risk’ – funded by the PFA Charity and The FA - were released.

Read more

FIELD study | Initial findings

Co-funded PFA and FA study has found that among their sample group, footballers developed neurodegenerative conditions – such as dementia – at three and a half times the rate of the control group.

Read more

John Aston Snr plaque unveiling

John Aston Snr will have a plaque unveiled in his honour on behalf of the PFA next week to commemorate his achievements in the game.

Read more

England’s Euro Qualifier Halted After Racist Chanting

This evening, during England’s European Championship qualifier against Bulgaria, the game was temporarily halted as part of UEFA’s anti-racism protocol, after racist chanting from some Bulgarian fans.

Read more

Spotlight: Fabrice Muamba on playing behind closed doors

We talk to former England U19’s captain Fabrice Muamba to find out how crowd sanctions impact players and what kind of message this sends about racism in football.

Read more

World Mental Health Day | Emile Heskey

Ahead of World Mental Health Day, former Liverpool and England striker Emile Heskey shares his thoughts on mental health with PFA Director of Player Welfare, Michael Bennett.

Read more

World Mental Health Day | Chris Powell

Ahead of World Mental Health Day, England coach Chris Powell shares his thoughts on mental health with PFA Director of Player Welfare, Michael Bennett.

Read more

World Mental Health Day | Neil Ruddock

Ahead of World Mental Health Day, former Liverpool and England defender Neil Ruddock shares his thoughts on mental health with PFA Director of Player Welfare, Michael Bennett.

Read more

England players prepared to walk off if they hear racist abuse

England players say they are prepared to walk off the pitch if they are targeted by racist abuse in their Euro 2020 qualifiers.

Read more

Guiding me home and away

Ex-England winger Dave Thomas has battled to remain independent against the onset of glaucoma. Now he’s the first ex-player to be given a guide dog, a moment that has changed his life profoundly.

Read more