Hi, My name is Sam Murphy i am English and play for a team in England called Hendon FC, my Girlfriend is Filipino and recently found out that there is a professional league in the Philippines, so what i want to know is if anyone can answer a few questions for me.
1. How much do the best players usually earn in the UFL? and how much do players make on average? 2. Are the teams run professionally? (like transport to and from games, do the club provide this of do you have to make your own way to games ect) 3. Are the teams full time? like do they train 4 or 5+ times a week or just 1 or 2 times a week? 4. Do most foreign players make enough to live on out there or do they usually find a job out there to help support them? 5. When does the season start and finish? 6. Do teams offer try-outs?
These are just a few questions, i would be very grateful if anyone can answer these for me as this is a big decision in my life right now.
Hi Sam. If I were you I would contact the teams in the UFL about this questions. If you have been reading our forum you would notice that every season, many UFL teams hire professional players from abroad including those from Spain, England, Germany, the US and other parts of the world most of the time on a full time basis. Most of these players are from the lower divisions in their respective country's professional league setup (2nd tier and below) and are paid different rates based on their experience and qualifications.
Because the UFL is a relatively young league, its standards in terms of being run professionally as well as budget for players, differs from team to team, but the clubs that normally finish near the top, are the ones that have the most financial wherewithal and professional setup that mimic those found in Europe. Many players supplement their football income by taking up other jobs(coaching, modeling, etc.) but most of the players from abroad are given higher salaries relative to their local counterparts, which attracts some of them stay for more than just a season.
They do offer tryouts, but again you would have to ask each club, when and how often they do those.
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