Player Health & Safety

Player Health & Safety:


Players First provides resources to help clubs and coaches better ensure the health and safety of their players.


View the Players First partners advancing player health and safety, and visit the Risk Management & Player Health and Safety page.

Reminder: Facebook Live webinar on Player Health & Safety today at 1 p.m. ET

As part of US Club Soccer's Players First commitment, leading Player Health & Safety experts from 11+, Fit for 90, Player's Health, Positive Coaching Alliance and Sideline Sports Doc will deliver a webinar titled: "Putting Players First in Injury Management" this afternoon on US Club Soccer's Facebook page from 1-2 p.m. ET....

Player’s Health: New study to examine soccer’s long-term health risks

In response to some of the recent eye-opening stories and research findings connecting soccer to serious long-term health effects, a new study – conducted by the Football Association and the Professional Footballers' Association in England – will seek to assess the prevalence and severity of degenerative brain diseases associated with playing soccer....