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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
PFA raises prospect of free-agency as more A-League clubs stand-down players

PFA raises prospect of free-agency as more A-League clubs stand-down players

Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) has raised the possibility of A-League players becoming free agents in the wake of Western Sydney Wanderers, Newcastle Jets and Adelaide United becoming the latest A-League side to stand-down players in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. 1 Apr 2020
FFA: ‘While other codes foster unity...we’re regressing’

FFA: ‘While other codes foster unity...we’re regressing’

FFA CEO James Johnson has issued a call for unity in the face of the COVID-19, but stopped short of signalling an immediate intention to intervene in the growing rancour over A-League player stand-downs. 31 Mar 2020
'Players calling members': A-League stars take leading role in coronavirus outreach

'Players calling members': A-League stars take leading role in coronavirus outreach

As part of the PFA's push for cooperation, player delegates at each of the A-League’s clubs have written to their respective CEOs seeking to find other avenues of contributing during the A-League’s suspension. 30 Mar 2020
PFA ramps up call for collective action in face of player stand-downs

PFA ramps up call for collective action in face of player stand-downs

With the threat of player-stand downs looming, Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) has reiterated its calls for collective action to navigate the COVID19 disrupted A-League landscape. 30 Mar 2020
PFA threatens legal action against Perth Glory

PFA threatens legal action against Perth Glory

Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) has threatened legal proceedings against Perth Glory after the West Australian club issued stand-down notices to its players in the wake of the A-League’s suspension. 28 Mar 2020
‘Reckless and a gross breach’: PFA warns clubs to consider player welfare

‘Reckless and a gross breach’: PFA warns clubs to consider player welfare

With their members now facing an uncertain future, Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) has launched a series of measures designed to mitigate wellbeing challenges during football's COVID-19 enforced hiatus. 27 Mar 2020
Half of A-League players out of work: PFA

Half of A-League players out of work: PFA

Almost half of the A-League's contracted players face an uncertain future after the competition was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. 24 Mar 2020
PFA boss: Ange's vision was 'too uncomfortable'

PFA boss: Ange's vision was 'too uncomfortable'

Ange Postecoglou's success in Japan should serve as a lesson to those who forced him to quit Australian football, PFA boss John Didulica says. 9 Dec 2019
Lessons taken from the PFA's Golden Generation study

Lessons taken from the PFA's Golden Generation study

On Tuesday, Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) released the results of a long study seeking to guide future development pathways. 22 Oct 2019
Last-gasp A-League promotion OK with PFA

Last-gasp A-League promotion OK with PFA

The A-League's decision to hold off on promoting the upcoming season until after the NRL and AFL grand finals has qualified support from the players' union - so long as organisers go big when they do get going. 26 Sep 2019
Pay equality for A-League and W-League in salary overhaul

Pay equality for A-League and W-League in salary overhaul

W-League players will be paid the same minimum hourly rate as A-League players under a landmark new salary deal signed off today. 7 Jun 2019
'Players will no longer play': Ex Socceroos, Victory, PFA slam SCG pitch

'Players will no longer play': Ex Socceroos, Victory, PFA slam SCG pitch

Professional Footballer's Australia and multiple ex-Socceroos have criticised the decision to hold last night's Big Blue at the Sydney Cricket Ground. 7 Apr 2019
An A-League footballer’s inside story: ‘Retiring can be terrifying’

An A-League footballer’s inside story: ‘Retiring can be terrifying’

Want to know what it’s really like being a professional footballer? What goes through a player’s head when he's dropped, injured or retires? 2 Apr 2019