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Are you struggling?Your association is there to help.

The key priority for player associations is the welfare of their players.  If you’re struggling with a gambling addiction or are worried about your gambling behaviour, please contact your Player Association for advice on how to get help.


Professional Footballers Association

The PFA has a dedicated Wellbeing service which provides a helpline - 07500 000 777 – and network of counsellors available 24/7. Through their support of the Sporting Chance Clinic, they can also offer residential support to members.

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Rugby Players Association

RPA members can access 24/7 confidential counselling by contacting️ Cognacity on 01373 858 080. Their Lift The Weight videos also provide support and advice.

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Professional Cricketers Association

PCA members can access 24/7 confidential helpline on 0844 800 6873 which can be followed up with face-to-face support. Their Mind Matters tutorials also provide support and advice.

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Professional Jockeys Association

PJA members can access the 24/7 confidential helpline provided by Sporting Chance on 07780 008877. They also have produced a Jockey Matters film about Addiction & Recovery.

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Professional Footballers Association Scotland

PFA Scotland partners with the RCA Trust, an addiction counselling charity. Players can contact the 24/7 helpline 07702 565916, speak directly to Andy Todd from the RCA Trust on 0141 887 0880 (9-5pm) or approach any member of the PFA Scotland team if they have any gambling issue.

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Professional Darts Players Association

The PDPA have worked with The Sporting Chance clinic to offer advice and support to members. Their confidential helpline is available 24/7 on 07500 000777.

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World Professional Billiards & Snooker Association

WPBSA members are able to access support through a helpline and initial triage service provided by Sporting Chance and a network of over 200 therapists across the UK.

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Welsh Rugby Players Association

The Welsh Rugby Players Association is a non-profit organisation which aims to promote and protect the welfare of our members by endeavouring to safeguard their futures both on and off the pitch.

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European Tour

A Confidential Helpline has been set up for Members of the European / Challenge / Legends Tours, their partners and Members of the European Tour Caddies Association, who would like to talk to a professional counsellor and therapist in absolute confidence 24/7.

  • 0844 800 6873 (Calls from the UK)
  • +44 1373 858080 (Calls from outside the UK)

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League Managers Association

The 24/7 LMA Confidential Support Service provides members and their immediate families with access to experienced professionals who fully understand the unique pressures of football management. For help at any time, members can call LMA Member Services Director Ali Betson on 01283 576363 or 07855 022117.

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The Professional Golfers' Association

PGA Members can contact our 24 hour confidential counselling line is available through ARAG on 0333 000 2082

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Phone and Online Support

Gamblers Anonymous


Meetings, Chatroom and Forum.

Big Deal


Information, advice and support for young people.


0808 8020 133


Helpline, Netline and Forum



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