Eto’o: ‘The pitches are a problem in Russia'
Russian football is booming, but in one area it lags behind: the quality of the pitches is abominable. The players are rebelling. Eto’o: ‘You can’t play good football on these pitches.'
FIFPro: ‘Clemency for those suspended from CL-final’
Six Chelsea and Bayern München players will miss the Champions League final, because of yellow cards awarded in the second semi-final against Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively. FIFPro pleads for acquittal.
South African union signs first CBA in Africa
A mammoth, hard-fought and joyful milestone. That’s how the South African Football Players Union describes its latest achievement: the signing of the collective bargaining agreement with the Premier Soccer League.
Portugal: Leiria players announce strike action
The players of União de Leiria have threatened to go on strike if their club does not pay three months of back wages before Friday, the Portuguese professional footballers’ association SJPF announced.
FIFPro visits Spurs groundsman Darren Baldwin
For years FIFPro has been pushing for improvement in the quality of the pitches in professional football. A visit by FIFPro to the new state of the art training centre of Tottenham Hotspur, was particularly valuable in this context.
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