This season’s FA Cup final will be dedicated to mental health campaign Heads Up.
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St Mirren manager Jim Goodwin has encouraged his players to use the club’s new mental health support service if they are struggling with the lockdown.
Joe Hart has talked about the impact not feeling wanted by Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola had on his mental health.
Huddersfield manager Danny Cowley admits Championship footballers have “fears and concerns” as they begin training on Monday and will not put pressure on any of his players to return.
Almost a quarter of current and former professionals surveyed during the coronavirus pandemic say they are depressed or have considered self-harm.
Bournemouth defender Chris Mepham admits no player is safe from coronavirus but is ready to return.
Marvin Sordell has welcomed the chance to “create a better environment for the beautiful game” after joining the Football Association’s inclusion advisory board.
A row over an FA Cup streaming rights deal which was criticised for encouraging gambling appears to have been resolved.
Politicians have urged the Football Association to reconsider its streaming partnership with bet365, saying it creates “an active incentive to gamble”.
Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths discovered that opening up and talking can save lives amid his long battle with depression.
“When I have a bad day I remind myself it’s just a bad day, not a bad life,” says David Cotterill.
Lenny Johnrose feels it is his duty to spread the word to footballers about the “frightening” statistics suggesting a link between professional contact sport and motor neurone disease, but says nothing would have deterred him from pursuing a career in the game.
Online gambling is the biggest cause of mental health-related issues for young footballers, former Manchester City and Northern Ireland star Jeff Whitley has told Press Association Sport.
Barnsley have been applauded for reaching out to one of the club’s fans who spoke about his battles with depression and anxiety on social media.
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