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Lucy Bronze: "Eat, sleep, train, compete"

In the latest instalment of #ShineALight, Lucy Bronze analyses the issues of overload and underload in the women’s game and how proper scheduling and rest periods for players should be considered when it comes to a congested match calendar.

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#ShineALight: Issues that matter to players

Workplace Safety Report: The impact of violence towards footballers in their workplace

The report features the insights of more than two-thirds of the global FIFPRO membership and builds on previous publications focusing on other safety concerns in the workplace as well as research in domestic playing markets by player unions.

Workplace Safety Report

World 11: By the players, for the players


FIFPRO, PFA England, Nike & Leeds Beckett University launch project to reduce ACL injuries in women’s football

The partners of 'Project ACL' will work proactively with clubs and players in the FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL) to better understand their current working environment, identify best practice and provide solutions to support the reduction of ACL injuries.

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Community Champions: Players making a difference


Eight reasons to join a union

Joining a player union unlocks many benefits for professional footballers. Through the power of the collective via FIFPRO’s 66 member unions, men’s and women’s players around the world are able to stand together with one common voice – supporting each other to push for positive change in their industry.

Reasons To Join A Union

2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Workload Journey Report

The report underlines how the domestic and international calendars in the women’s game remain uneven and fragmented, leaving many players in the countries where football is less developed forced to move abroad to improve, or face the prospect of not having enough matches to reach their potential.

Women's PWM Report WWC 2023
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Leon Balogun: "Workplace has become more violent for footballers"

Rangers and Nigeria defender Leon Balogun feels social media has contributed to a rise in abusive behaviour aimed at players in their workplace – and says dialogue is needed to help create safer working environments in football.

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