PFA SCOTLAND: THE INDEPENDENT UNION FOR PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALLERS IN SCOTLAND.

3G Pro-Player Survey
Results

There has been a lot of debating around the results of The 3G Pro-Player Survey carried out in a joint venture between PFA Scotland and the SFA.

We received 705 player responses to the comprehensive survey, and the key points based on those responses are detailed below:

3G PRO PLAYER SURVEY – KEY POINTS

 

Q. WOULD YOU RATHER PLAY ON A...

FIFPro and PFA Scotland
Announce Launch of
#GameChangers

FIFPro, the union which represents 65,000 professional footballers around the world, today launches #GameChangers, an initiative aimed at promoting dialogue on a new and more sustainable vision for the game.

The scheme, backed by FIFPro’s member unions worldwide, seeks to address the governance crisis which has undermined the image of professional football.

Despite years of huge revenue growth in the game, the sporting...

FIFPro and FIFA Present
The 2015 World XI

FIFPro, the representative of all professional footballers worldwide, is proud to present the 2015 FIFA FIFPro World XI.

The 2015 World XI is the result of a unique vote among professional footballers across the globe which sees players voting for players, much like the PFA Awards at the end of the season.

FIFPro and its aligned unions – including PFA Scotland – collected voting ballots from 26,478 players in 68...

PFA Scotland Newsletter

The latest edition of our Player newsletter is now available by clicking the link below.

Included in this Edition is an update on the Player Showcase and Exit Trials, the latest news from FIFPro, an introduction to our new Business Partners as well as a special offer for members from St Andrews Old Course Hotel.

To access the Newsletter simply click on the link and you can read it digitally on your laptop, ipad,...

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PFA Scotland is part of FIFPro’s (World Players Union) Don’t Fix It project which is aimed at improving education and awareness of match fixing, and ensuring the protection of our game. PFA Scotland recommends that players follow the guidelines below.

GUIDELINES

  1. Be Clean – Never fix an event
  2. Be Open – Tell someone
  3. Be Careful – Never share sensitive information
  4. Be Smart – Know the rules
  5. Be Safe – Never bet on your sport

Click here to find out more detailed information >>

BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALLER, WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

AT PFA SCOTLAND WE ARE HERE TO HELP BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER FOOTBALL

The complicated football regulations and registration procedures handed down by FIFA and the Scottish Governing Bodies mean that a player’s employment status is unlike any other.

The expertise in the field of football regulations within the PFA Scotland team, supported by skilled employment law advice from our specialist lawyers ensures that PFA Scotland has the structure and resources to provide the best service to our members.

The dynamic nature of football means that issues affecting players such as disciplinary procedures and contractual matters are constantly changing.  PFA Scotland strives to keep players updated in all areas of the game and constantly and regularly educate and inform them on these issues.

The team at PFA Scotland are always available to offer assistance to players on any queries they have in relation to their professional career.

Life after football is an area in which PFA Scotland offers plentiful and varied advice to its member players.

The structure within PFA Scotland ensures that players are able to access information on alternative courses, training and qualifications and assist in developing financial planning for when a player’s career comes to an end.