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PFA Offer James McClean Support Following Sectarian Abuse


The Professional Footballers’ Association in England have offered support to James McClean in the wake of sectarian abuse he faced from fans on Wednesday night.  The Irish international was representing Stoke City against Huddersfield Town on New Year’s Day when the match officials stopped the game to inform both managers that McClean had reported that he had been receiving abuse …

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PFA Back Richard Keogh’s Appeal Against Contract Termination

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Irish international defender Richard Keogh has reportedly submitted a formal appeal against Derby County after the club terminated his contract on the grounds of gross misconduct. The former Derby club captain had his contracted terminated following his involvement in a car crash back in September that left him with serious knee injuries. Keogh had taken legal advice and according to …

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Premier League Players To Boycott Social Media In Racism Protest

Premier League players are set to boycott social media for 24 hours on Friday in protest over recent high-profile incidents of racism in the game. The Professional Footballer’s Association are organising the boycott under the hashtag #Enough and aims to bring players together to demand more action from social media networks and authorities. They are encouraging players to post an #Enough …

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PFA Backs Raheem Sterling Over Alleged Racial Abuse

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The Professional Footballers’ Association said Monday it stood “shoulder to shoulder” with Raheem Sterling after the Manchester City player suffered alleged racial abuse during his side’s defeat against Chelsea. Chelsea and the police are investigating the incident at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, which was highlighted on social media. In an Instagram post the following day, Sterling accused British newspapers of …

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David De Gea’s PFA Nomination Causes Back-Handed Compliment

We’re willing to chalk this one up to being ‘lost in translation’. Surely he didn’t know how catty he’d end up sounding. After being nominated in the PFAs David De Gea took to Twitter to say thanks to all involved.  An honour to be nominated for the @PFA awards Many thanks to all my teammates for making it possible #PFAawards …

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