FMPA partner with Kick It Out – Let’s kick racism and discrimination out of football – together


The FMPA is delighted to support Kick It Out.   For the last 25 years Kick It Out has been at the heart of the drive towards equality, inclusion and cohesion for everyone who plays, watches or participates in football. Having started as ‘Let’s Kick Racism Out of Football’ in 1993, it has evolved into an […]

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FMPA Member David Edge has sadly passed away


David worked in both Semi-professional and Professional football for over thirty years in both part-time and full-time positions. He linked these roles with a lecturing career in Further and Higher Education along with an External Examiners role. David taught and examined many medical staff who now work in the Premier League and Skybet English Football […]

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  The FMPA has recognised the need and the value of having expertise in this area and accordingly have expanded our legal service to include one of the most highly regarded lawyers within this field to advise and support members. Andrea James is already known to many following her recent presentation at the FMPA Conference […]

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With the advent of the FMPA Register,Nutritionists are now looking to consolidate their own network by calling on fellow colleagues to help their profession become an established entity in Professional Football. Since Clubs are increasingly employing full and part-time Nutritionists as part of their medical support now is the time to step up to the […]


Fit 4 Sport continue support for the FMPA


The FMPA are delighted that Fit 4 Sport continue their support for the 2018/2019 season. “Fit4Sport is your number one choice for sports therapy, physiotherapy, sports first aid and exercise fitness products. Stock up your treatment room supplies with great bulk purchases on tapes and strapping, massage lotions, hot and cold packs, felts and foams […]

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FMPA welcomes brand new Business Partner Wattbike – The ultimate testing, conditioning and rehabilitation tool


Since its launch in 2008, the Wattbike has become an icon in elite sport. Initially designed in partnership with British Cycling, the Wattbike was immediately adopted by world class athletes and teams from sports ranging from athletics to rugby and boxing to bobsleigh. The unique design of the air resistance system combined with independently verified, […]




The FMPA is delighted to welcome our latest Business Partner – Renew Enhanced Circulation. Renew Therapy gives everyone the opportunity to enhance their circulation through the introduction of External Counter Pulsation (ECP) technology. Widely regarded as an effective method to increase blood flow, ECP Therapy can help athletes improve their sports performance and injury recovery […]


FMPA welcomes Vivomed as Business Supplier


Vivomed is delighted to continue its support of the FMPA. With their fully licensed pharmacy, Vivomed is your first choice for all your pharmaceutical and physiotherapy supplies. Working with many of the top teams in the UK, Vivomed can work with your medical team to supply everything you need in a smooth and efficient way. Next day […]

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Study suggests the risk of footballers dying because their heart stops beating is higher than experts thought


There have been high-profile deaths, including that of Marc-Vivien Foe while playing for Cameroon aged 28. Former England defender Ugo Ehiogu, who was a Spurs coach, died last year aged 44. The study, in the New England Journal of Medicine, comes from two decades of data on 11,168 youth players in the UK. Doctors said there was a duty to […]

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FEATURE INTERVIEW: Andrew Wiseman | Exeter City FC


FMPA member, Strength and Conditioning coach Andrew Wiseman discusses his role at City and how he has enjoyed his time since arriving in the summer. 💬 “I’ve loved my time here so far, it’s a great setup, a great bunch of players and staff, everyone is really friendly.” Watch the full interview here


Toropro join the FMPA as Business Club Member


The FMPA are delighted to welcome ToroPro as Business Club Member. ToroPro is a British company, it focuses on producing products that enhance athletic performance such as Kinesiology tape, mobility and strengthening tools and also our new range of handmade massage wax. ToroPro said “We tested many products on athletes and in clinics – none […]

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MEMBER NEWS: Lee Taylor & Daniel Simm appointed at Peterborough United FC


Peterborough United manager Steve Evans has confirmed the new appointments to his staff at the football club following a number of departures over the last few months with individuals departing the ABAX Stadium to develop their career. The club can confirm that Daniel Simm has been appointed as the club’s new Head of Medical, while […]

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FMPA MEMBER NEWS: Chris Cook leaves Annan Athletic for Hull City FC


Club Physiotherapist Chris Cooke has left Annan Athletic football club to move onto full time employment at Hull City FC. Annan Athletic said ‘Whilst the club are disappointed to lose the services of Chris we’re are absolutely delighted that he has moved into such a prestigious role in the higher echelons of English Football. Chris joined […]

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BSN Medical continue business partnership for 2018/2019 season


The FMPA are delighted that BSN Medical (an Essity Company) will be continuing their partnership for the 2018/2019 season. BSN medical brands have stood the test of time and are well-known in professional sports medicine, with long-term product confidence recognised by Physiotherapists and Sports Therapists alike. Taping and strapping products such as Strappal® and Leukoplast® […]

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MEMBER NEWS: Exeter appoint Andrew Wiseman as their first full-time strength & Conditioning Coach


Exeter City’s new Strength and Conditioning coach Andrew Wiseman says he will be working hard to ensure as many City players as possible will be fit and available for selection next season. In a summer of several new appointments, new manager Matt Taylor has added to his backroom staff by bringing in Andrew after proving […]

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Dr Ryland Morgans leaves his role as Performance Director at Everton FC


Ryland was initially appointed by Sam Allardyce to oversee the performance related departments at Everton with the aim of improving the players physically, reducing the risk of injury and improving the rehabilitation methods. His tenure at the Club saw them them achieve an 8th place finish in the Premier League. Ryland who has worked at […]

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Watford player slapped in face and sprayed with water following potential concussion incident


Noridn Amrabat, 31, took a blow to the head during the Morrocco v Iran game on Friday when he knocked heads with his Iranian counter part Vahid Amiri which resulted in a heavy fall. Looking unsteady and dazed Amrabat was then squirted with water and then slapped around the face repeatedly by the Moroccan doctor. […]

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In advance of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA)has chosen Catapult Sports to deliver world-leading athlete monitoring technology to advance team and player performance.   The partnership will see the EFA receive 25 PlayerTek by Catapult units to help optimise performance, mitigate injury risk, and quantify return to play protocols for the senior national […]

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Scores of people, including football and sports stars, flocked to the launch of the 2018 Northwest Football Awards (NWFA) at Manchester House last night. Former Man City manager Brian Horton, Commonwealth Games gold medallist Diane Modahl and Happy Mondays singer Rowetta were among those celebrating the start of the eleventh edition of the NWFA.  High-flying […]

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Nick Davies has left his role as Head for Fitness at West Ham United to end his second spell with the Premiership side. During his 6 month period at the club improvements were made in both physical performance of the team and also the soft tissue injury rate. The former Charlton, Birmingham and Norwich Head […]

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Women’s Game attendees soar at FMA Conference


This year’s FMA Conference is predicted to see 2 or more medical & performance personnel from every  team in the FA Women’s Super League 1 attending the event. For the women’s game to flourish it is vital that staff engage and collaborate with colleagues in the men’s game and this year’s conference & awards is […]

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FMA Conference & Awards 2017 in pictures


Following a fantastic event, the FMA Conference & Awards 2017, you can now see it all in pictures courtesy of Jacinta Hennigan.  The event was held at the Radisson Blu East Midlands Hotel 27/28 May 2017.  Here is just a snapshot of some of the feedback received so far:   “I would like to say […]

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Dr Ryland Morgans leaves his role as Performance Director at Everton FC


Ryland was initially appointed by Sam Allardyce to oversee the performance related departments at Everton with the aim of improving the players physically, reducing the risk of injury and improving the rehabilitation methods. His tenure at the Club saw them them achieve an 8th place finish in the Premier League. Ryland who has worked at […]