The Scottish Football Association is said to be set to announce a ban for Under-12s from heading the ball during training because of the links between football and dementia.
Ryan Giggs has criticised brain injury charity Headway for questioning Wales’ medical department following an apparent concussion incident involving Manchester United winger Daniel James.
An expert group has been set up to investigate whether concussion substitutes could be introduced to football.
Former footballers are approximately three and a half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative disease than the general population, according to a new study.
A study commissioned by the Football Association and the Professional Footballers’ Association published on Monday has established a link between football and dementia, 17 years after Jeff Astle died with what a coroner described as an “industrial injury”.
Ryan Giggs and Daniel James have been heavily criticised by brain injury charity Headway over their handling of an apparent concussion incident during Sunday night’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Croatia.
Defender Jan Vertonghen is to see a neurologist on Thursday after suffering a worrying head injury during Tottenham’s Champions League defeat by Ajax.
Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen was due at the club’s training ground on Wednesday afternoon for further assessments following his sickening head injury in the Champions League semi-final with Ajax.
Brain injury charity Headway has called for football’s authorities to introduce “temporary concussion substitutions” after Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen tried to play on with a serious-looking head injury.
Brain injury charity Headway has demanded a UEFA investigation after Newcastle defender Fabian Schar played on for Switzerland against Georgia on Saturday despite being knocked unconscious in the first half.
Brain injury charity Headway believes evidence is not yet available to support a ban on…