Spotlight: Identity and Personal Development

We caught up with Chris McCready who has worked in Player Care at Manchester United for the last three seasons, to find out more about encouraging players to develop their understanding of identity beyond their footballer status

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FA WSL Statement | Decision to end 2019-20 season

The FA Women’s Super League & Women’s Championship Board has confirmed the decision to end the 2019-20 season for the Barclays FA Women’s Super League and the FA Women’s Championship, with immediate effect.

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Player Priorities | Weight, Body Image and Self Esteem

We caught up with PFA Player Welfare Executive Jeff Whitley, to find out what causes weight and body image issues in professional footballers and how it can affect their self-esteem.

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Focus | Mental Health

Last International Men’s Day we caught up with Director of Player Welfare, Michael Bennett, to find out why it’s crucial for footballers to reach out.

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Why we do what we do | Jeff Whitley

We caught up with former Manchester City midfielder Jeff Whitley, now a fully qualified counsellor and a Player Welfare Executive at the PFA, to find out more about his inspirational story.

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PFA survey | Members experience lockdown anxiety

As part of the response to the national lockdown the PFA surveyed members to help identify the type of support we can offer during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mental Health Awareness Week | Michael Donohue

Former Everton youth player, Michael Donohue opens-up on his struggle with anorexia and depression.

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Player Priorities | Maintaining Nutrition and Fitness

Adam Burton, the lead physical performance coach for Gamechanger Performance, shares some simple tips on how you can maintain a healthy routine on your own.

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FA Statement | WSL and Women's Championship

Our primary concern has always been for the welfare of the clubs and players; and working collaboratively to identify the most suitable and appropriate way to return to football.

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Careers in the Community

Discover how three former scholars have bounced back from the released list with rewarding new jobs close to their football roots

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