Injuries on artificial turf
Professor Jan Ekstrand, on behalf of UEFA, has carried out six years of research into cases of injury on artificial turf and natural grass. 20 clubs (including Heracles Almelo) from 8 different countries were followed. During that period 2200 injuries whi
Players represented at FIFA meeting on artificial turf
On behalf of FIFPro’s Technical Committee Tijs Tummers and Gernot Zirngast visited the annual meeting about artificial turf in the FIFA House in Zurich. A large number of specialists addressed this topic from their own field of interest. Final objective:
Draw held for FIFPro Tournament 2009
The draw for the FIFPro Tournament 2009 has taken place in Cannes. Former French national team coach Michel Hidalgo drew the Dutch team in Group A alongside Denmark and Switzerland. France, Portugal and Slovenia were drawn together in Group B.
FIFPro Asia signs MOU with the ASEAN Football Federation
Kuala Lumpur: 21 April, 2009: FIFPro Asia, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF). The MOU was specifically designed to reinforce cooperation and dialogue between these international organizations, on the
6+5 statement by FIFA President Blatter
Following the report of the all-party parliamentary football group of the UK House of Commons and House of Lords and their recommendations on the 6+5.
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