Former PFA member and Newcastle defender Fabricio Coloccini is back at school aged 37.
Professional Footballers' Association (PFA)
Many footballers enjoy a lengthy and enjoyable career in the professional game, but many of them leave football prematurely. Former players can also benefit from the wealth of advice and help the Professional Footballers’ Association provides.
Starting an apprenticeship with Darlington at 15-years old and signing a professional contract just 2 years later, Joshua Gray was enjoying playing for the first team when he started thinking about what his next steps might be. And his union, the Professional Footballers Association (PFA), was there...
Thirteen members of the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) recently graduated from the LMA Diploma in Football Management, including former player, Fabrice Muamba .
Former England international and Arsenal defender Alex Scott MBE has developed her career from the playing on the pitch to working in the media with support from the Professional Football Association.
The PFA’s Union Learning Fund (ULF) ‘Achievement Through Sport’ programme has been supporting members with GCSE retakes, as the story of Jack Sparkes demonstrates.
The nights are drawing in and it is the ideal time to find a cosy spot to settle down with the winter edition of unionlearn’s The Learning Rep.
Crystal Palace FC celebrated Black History Month with a BAME (Black Asian Minority Ethnic) coaching conference, bringing together coaches from every level to debate diversity in coaching and promote opportunities to those looking for their first role in the game.
PFA Education has been going into learning centres at football clubs across the country to promote learning and skills – and has been making use of unionlearn’s SkillCheck initial assessment tool to help support learners.