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PFA appoint NSL legend to 'reboot professional game'

PFA appoint NSL legend to 'reboot professional game'

With the PFA in the middle of negotiating A-League and W-League collective bargaining agreements, Francis Awaritefe has replaced Brendan Schwab as its chair. 14 Sep 2020
A-League clubs set to stand-down players as independence nears horror start

A-League clubs set to stand-down players as independence nears horror start

A-League clubs could stand down their players today with the PFA reportedly set to reject the staggered 30% pay cuts on offer in a reduced CBA deal to compensate for financial losses due to the COVID19 pandemic and Fox Sports' reduced funding. 14 Sep 2020
FFA keeping distance from independent A-League, PFA negotiations

FFA keeping distance from independent A-League, PFA negotiations

FFA have justified their relative silence on the ongoing new CBA negotiations between the PFA and A-League clubs, by insisting that this is the process towards an independent A-League. 11 Sep 2020
30% wage cut or leave for free: A-League exodus waiting on PFA negotiations

30% wage cut or leave for free: A-League exodus waiting on PFA negotiations

A-League clubs and the PFA are stuck in negotiations over how to drastically reduce club's wage bills following the COVID pandemic. 8 Sep 2020
Bargaining bonanza will dodge double trouble

Bargaining bonanza will dodge double trouble

PFA President Alex Wilkinson insists Kate Gill and Beau Busch will be too busy to trip each other up when they take on dual leadership of the player's union ahead of a hectic first 12 months. 15 Jul 2020
Kate Gill and Beau Busch to jointly lead PFA

Kate Gill and Beau Busch to jointly lead PFA

The task of replacing the outgoing John Didulica as boss of the PFA is set to fall to two, with Kate Gill and Beau Busch named joint-Chief Executives by the player's union on Thursday morning.  9 Jul 2020
PFA Chief Executive John Didulica to depart organisation

PFA Chief Executive John Didulica to depart organisation

Professional Footballers Australia has announced that President John Didulica is set to depart the organisation at the conclusion of his current contract on July 1. 30 Jun 2020
Heroes and villains in the A-League's TV drama

Heroes and villains in the A-League's TV drama

The phrase "never let a good crisis go to waste" has been tossed around during the A-League's COVID-19 shutdown, but Fox's embrace of that ethos looks set to cast them as villains. 29 May 2020
A-League proposal prompts PFA fair go call

A-League proposal prompts PFA fair go call

A FFA proposal of cuts of up to 80 per cent to A-League player salaries has prompted the players' union to demand a fairer sharing of the COVID-19 burden. 23 May 2020
PFA Chief: There are creative ways for better youth development

PFA Chief: There are creative ways for better youth development

In the wake of a Professional Footballers Australia report which declared the Y-League “does not meet the needs of the players, A-League clubs or Australian football,” Chief Executive John Didulica has outlined "creative, low-cost" ways to improve local youth development. 7 May 2020
PFA: Y-League does not meet the needs of Australian football

PFA: Y-League does not meet the needs of Australian football

Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) has declared that Australia’s premier youth competition – the Y-League – “does not meet the needs of the players, A-League clubs or Australian football,” in a new research study released on Wednesday morning. 6 May 2020
'Seismic shock' hitting players

'Seismic shock' hitting players

Professional Footballers Australia have ramped up their mental health support to players at home and abroad after the “seismic shock” of the coronavirus crisis left them fearing for their livelihoods. 5 May 2020
PFA: Everybody will suffer if we can't reactivate football...

PFA: Everybody will suffer if we can't reactivate football...

Professional Footballers Australia believes that even if Fox Sports do decide to quit the A-League "...we can replace them" – and sees a massive chance to reset the top tier in this country. 4 May 2020
PFA: If the NRL can train, why can't we?

PFA: If the NRL can train, why can't we?

Though the A-League remains suspended, Professional Footballers Australia query why A-League players can't follow the lead of the NRL and begin training for its eventual return. 23 Apr 2020
Season length? Expansion? A-League planning for uncertain future

Season length? Expansion? A-League planning for uncertain future

A-league decision-makers are battling to plan for the future of the competition against an uncertain backdrop, with numerous factors still up in the air and a COVID-19 situation that has been changing by the day. 3 Apr 2020
Glory boss unimpressed by PFA anger

Glory boss unimpressed by PFA anger

Perth Glory boss Tony Sage remains firm after standing down the A-League club's players and staff despite the PFA threatening to sue him. 2 Apr 2020