Professional Footballers' Association (PFA)

Luke Matthews: The American Dream - From Swindon Town FC to US Soccer Scholarship

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How did you find today’s event at your old stomping ground? First and foremost, it was a pleasure to be asked by Jon Holloway (Head of Swindon Town FITC) to be part of this important day to inspire young students on the trusts education programme. I came through the community programme at Swindon as...

PFA harnesses social media to highlight high quality apprenticeships

It makes sense to use an apprenticeship programme to harness the power of social media to reach young people. Ethan Kear-Davies was looking to start a career in marketing after finishing his media diploma at college when he found out about an apprenticeship opportunity in the commercial marketing...

PFA members graduate as physiotherapists

The University of Salford wouldn’t have a bad 7-a-side team, after a group of professional footballers have qualified as physiotherapists from the University. The footballers, including former QPR player Rob Hulse and current Stockport County player Jason Oswell , will now be able to work in the...

PFA and Burton Albion FC support young people prepare for education and careers

Prospective Football & Education students have been invited to the Pirelli Stadium at Burton Albion FC to a series of workshops and events to prepare them for next September's Level 3 BTEC programme in Sport. These were run in partnership with Burton & South Derbyshire College (BSDC) and supported...

Frances O’Grady visits Reading FC Learning Centre

TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady visited the PFA & Unionlearn Education Centre at Reading Football Club to learn more about clubs activities in association with the PFA’s ‘Achievement Through Sport’ programme. Frances with PFA staff ©Private The visit was part of the TUC’s Heartunions week of action that runs from Monday 8th to Sunday 14th...