Conferences, Courses & Events

All conferences, courses and events listed on this site have relevance to our Members. As part of the arrangement with course organisers we ensure that all Football Medicine & Performance Association Members receive a discount on events listed below.

THE MDT: "Fighting for order amongst the chaos"

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The 7th annual conference and awards will take place on Friday 22 & Saturday 23 May 2019 at the Radisson Blu East Midlands Hotel, Derbyshire.

THE MDT: Fighting for order amongst the chaos

This year we welcome Dr Russ Wrigley, Head of Academy Sports Science & Medicine – Blackburn Rovers FC, as our Educational Lead.

Confirmed speakers include:

Professor James Morton – Professor of Exercise Metabolism, Liverpool John Moores University

Luke Jenkinson – Head of Sports Science & Academy Medicine, Derby County FC

Mark Leather – Senior Lecturer in Sports Medicine & Therapy, University of Central Lancashire

Matthew Portas – Lead Physical Performance – Education, FA

Frankie Hunter – Head of Academy Sports Science & Medicine, Hull City Tigers FC

Professor Warren Gregson – Head of Sports Science, Qatar Football Association

Daniel Ransom – Sport Psychology Support, Manchester United FC

Thomas O’Malley – Head of Physiotherapy, Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club

“The 2019 FMPA Conference was, without question, the best conference I have attended in the last 10 years: the organisers should be congratulated on developing such a wide-ranging and engaging programme. Throughout the two-day conference, knowledgeable and experienced speakers presented high quality lectures on topics of current importance: I am certain that everyone attending the Conference learnt something of value from every presentation.”

Dr Colin Fuller BSc, PhD, FRSC

“It was great to see such a variety of practitioners, old and young and from different disciplines all congregating to share knowledge and discuss improving athlete health and performance. Improving the links between medical and Strength and Conditioning staff is vital for the holistic development of the athlete and it was great to see a commitment from all to understanding the need for accredited and proven competency in delivering athletic development training to all.”

Kevin Paxton, Head of Academy Sports Science, Leicester City FC


The FMPA Awards will celebrate their SEVENTH Event at the Radisson Blu East Midlands Hotel.  This unique event for medicine and performance practitioners working in the professional game celebrates the endeavours of winning teams, individuals and those with extensive experience in the game.  FIND OUT MORE about our 2019 winners and watch our highlights from the 2019 conference and awards.

Head to the FMPA Conference and Awards pages to find out more…..

How to Apply

Prices start from £45 for FMPA members.

FMPA Members and Non-Members welcome.

Member rates apply.



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