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SUSPENDED WHEN SICK, ARIOSA WINS COMPENSATION

2015-08-12

FIFPro is pleased to announce a major legal victory has been awarded to Uruguayan footballer, Sebastian Ariosa. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) found Paraguayan outfit, Club Olimpia, breached almost all of its obligations toward Ariosa, including a blatant attempt to exploit the player’s incapacity to work after he was diagnosed with cancer.

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FIFPRO TEAMS UP WITH HOMELESS WORLD CUP

2015-08-04

FIFPro and the Homeless World Cup have sealed a three-year partnership. The World's Professional Footballers Association will be supporting the less fortunate players on the planet, in a unique effort to improve their life standards.

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CZECH COMEBACK KINGS DETHRONE SPAIN

2015-07-20

The Czech do like comebacks... Once again the team representing Czech players union CAFH came from behind to win a match. This time Spanish Team AFE were the victims. Two minutes from capturing the tournament title, Spain allowed the equalizing goal and then surrendered their title to their Czech counterparts in the deciding penalty series 7-6.

 

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THE GLOBAL VOICE OF FEMALE FOOTBALLERS

2015-07-16

Some of the world’s most respected female footballers have come out in support of FIFPro as part of a new initiative to strengthen their rights as professional players.

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CZECH SUPERB COMEBACK HEADLINES QUARTERFINALS

2015-07-14

Teams representing the Czech Republic, France, Poland and Spain are heading to the Netherlands for the finals of the FIFPro Tournament. These four teams prevailed from last weekend’s quarterfinals, which included three penalty shoot-outs and a miraculous comeback.

On Thursday the semifinals of the 50th anniversary FIFPro Tournament will be held in Rijnsburg, the Netherlands. France will face the Czech Republic (17:00 hours), and Spain will play Poland (19:30).

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2015 FIFPRO TOURNAMENT QUARTERFINALS PREVIEW

2015-07-10

The 2015 FIFPro Tournament has gotten off to an exhilarating start. The preliminaries and last 16 rounds have contained excitement, skill and entertainment and allowed participants to show the best of themselves.

This weekend on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 July eight teams have their chance to show their skills and advance to the FIFPro Tournament Final weekend on 16 and 18 July in Rijnsburg, the Netherlands.

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Member of the Board of All-Ukrainian Association of Professional Football Players, captain of Ukraine womens national football team Irina Zvarych signed two-year contract with FC Zvezda-2005 Perm

2015-07-01

Member of the Board of All-Ukrainian Association of Professional Football Players, captain of Ukraine women’s national football team Irina Zvarych signed two-year contract with the champions of Russian Women’s Top Division FC “Zvezda-2005” Perm.

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GREEK FOOTBALLERS CLOSE IN ON GUARANTEE FUND

2015-05-27

The Greek professional footballers' association PSAP is closing in on the implementation of a guarantee fund. The player union has one final hurdle to overcome, though it knows it can count on the massive support of its players, who have contributed with applying intense pressure towards the realisation of this fund.

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APFU forms a team for the participation in the 2015 FIFPro Tournament for out-of-contract players

2015-04-29

All-Ukrainian Association of Professional Football Players invites professional football players (with a valid travel passport) who are interested to play for the Association’s team in the 50th Anniversary Edition of the FIFPro Tournament for out-of-contract players and whose contracts with professional football clubs ended less than a year ago to send their CVs to Egor Kopylov (email: kapa1425@rambler.ru; mobile number: 063 799 87 85).

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AFTER FRANCE, EDEN HAZARD CONQUERS ENGLAND

2015-04-29

Eden Hazard received the ultimate recognition in England. The Belgian international playmaker of Chelsea was named Player of the Year in a vote organised by the English professional footballers' association PFA.

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The Association has provided legal assistance to Dmitry Ostapenko in the termination of the contract

2015-04-24

The Association has provided legal assistance to Dmitry Ostapenko in the termination of the contract

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FIFPRO MEETS WITH EU COMMISSIONER FOR SPORT

2015-04-24

FIFPro President Philippe Piat and Secretary General Theo van Seggelen met with EU Commissioner for Sport, Tibor Navracsics, in Brussels to discuss some of the most important football and EU sport policy matters at present times.

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All-Ukrainian Association of Professional Football Players participated in the organization of Ukrainian Womens Championship U-17

2015-04-15

Following FIFPro Women Football Committee recommendations on the development of female football, All-Ukrainian Association of Professional Football Players participated in the organization of Ukrainian Women’s Championship U-17 that was held on April 7-11, 2015 in Uman.

 

 

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Team of free agents of All-Ukrainian Association of Professional Football Players will participate in the FIFPro Anniversary Tournament Edition 2015

2015-04-08

Team of free agents of All-Ukrainian Association of Professional Football Players will participate in the FIFPro Anniversary Tournament Edition 2015.

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All-Ukrainian Association of Professional Football Players provided financial assistance to the players of FC Nyva Ternopil

2015-04-07

All-Ukrainian Association of Professional Football Players provided financial assistance to the players of FC “Nyva” Ternopil Vasyl Tovkatskiy, Andriy Kikot, Vitaliy Romanuyk and Igor Ilkiv due to difficult financial situation of the athletes, caused by the club’s failure to repay their salaries.

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DOES FOOTBALL NEED CAS?

2015-03-31

FIFPro has serious concerns about the functioning of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), as the institution clearly lacks basic principles such as independence, equal representation and accessibility. This leads to the question whether football really needs CAS, says FIFPro's Head of Legal Department, Wil van Megen.

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DANISH PFA GETS NEW CBAS FOR NATIONAL TEAMS

2015-03-25

The Danish professional footballers association (Spillerforeningen) and the Danish football association (DBU) ended their conflict by agreeing upon new collective bargaining agreements (CBA) for the three Danish national teams (men's, women's and U-21). This is a great reward for the solidarity among all members of the three Danish national football teams.

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FIFPRO SUPPORTS DANISH NATIONAL TEAM PLAYERS

2015-03-13

FIFPro fully supports the Danish national team players and their player union, Spillerforeningen, who are involved in a serious conflict with Denmark's football association (DBU).

For too long, the DBU had been unwilling to discuss a new Collective Bargaining Agreement and it has even put the players under great pressure to sign individual agreements instead, which would significantly harm the players' rights.

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FIFPro Congress to be held in Tokyo

2014-10-24

The football world’s leading player association representatives, from more than 60 countries, will gather for three days (October 28-30) in Tokyo, Japan, at the FIFPro Annual General Assembly.

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Application of the All-Ukrainian Association of professional football players to FIFA, UEFA, FFU and RFU

2014-09-16

All-Ukrainian Association of professional football players being the trade union of the football players of Ukraine on behalf of the players and coaches appeals to the governing authorities of the Football Federation of Ukraine, Russian Football Union, SC «Tavria» and FC «Sevastopol» regarding the existing debts of the abovementioned football clubs towards the players and coaches.

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