The Professional Footballers Association is the association for professional footballers in the United Kingdom. It is the world's oldest professional sportsman's association and has 4,000 members.
It was formed in 1907 at a meeting in the Imperial Hotel, Manchester.
In association with other football bodies they are the managing agents for the Football Scholarship Programme and the Football in the Community Programme .
It is a member of the Institute of Professional Sport and FIFPro – the confederation of international football players' unions. It is also a member of the Trades Union Congress.