Former Manchester United defender Steve Bruce has backed moves by the Scottish Football Association to ban players under 12 years old from heading the ball in training.
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The leader of the study looking at the risk of dementia among footballers says the funding from the Football Association and Professional Footballers’ Association to date has not covered the cost of the research, and is “a drop in the ocean” compared to what will be needed to get a deeper understanding of the issue.
Heading in football should be reduced in the professional game, not just in the under-12s, according to the leader of an influential study which found an increased risk of brain disease among footballers.
The Scottish Football Association has set a Monday deadline to appoint the new Scotland manager – but the job will not be going to Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes.
Celtic and Rangers have both been fined £7,500 over the on-field confrontation which followed their latest meeting.
Celtic captain Scott Brown escaped a ban after a Scottish Football Association disciplinary charge was not proven.
Former Scotland manager George Burley believes the Scottish Football Association has unrealistic expectations and branded the decision to dispense with Alex McLeish as “ridiculous”.
Former Scotland striker Kris Boyd has called for Scottish Football Association to be ambitious in appointing Alex McLeish’s successor.
Alex McLeish is set to learn his fate on Thursday as Scottish Football Association chiefs meet to decide whether to stick with the Scotland boss, Press Association Sport understands.
Rangers winger Ryan Kent will contest a Scottish Football Association charge which leaves him available for the Ladbrokes Premiership game against Hearts at Ibrox on Wednesday night, Press Association Sport understands.
Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos is free to face Celtic after no disciplinary action was raised following his tangle with Kilmarnock defender Kirk Broadfoot at the weekend.
Rangers have called for the Scottish Football Association to review their disciplinary system “as a matter of extreme urgency” after Hampden chiefs refused to overturn Allan McGregor’s two-game ban.
Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor has lost his appeal against a violent conduct charge and will be banned for two games, Press Association Sport Understands.
British football chiefs are meeting their Irish counterparts in Rome on Friday to discuss their potential joint bid for the 2030 World Cup, with a stadium shortlist being high on the agenda.
Cowdenbeath manager Gary Bollan was left “frustrated and annoyed” after his side’s William Hill Scottish Cup tie against Rangers was postponed less than three hours before kick-off.
The Scottish Football Association is hosting talks between referee representatives and Ladbrokes Premiership managers following a season of controversies.
Campaigners have urged the English and Scottish football associations to tackle anti-Irish racism after James McClean and Neil Lennon were targeted by supporters.
Kilmarnock forward Greg Stewart has been punished with a two-game ban after being found guilty of aiming a headbutt at Hamilton’s Scott Martin.
The football associations of the four home nations have agreed to allow a British women’s team to try to qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, FIFA has confirmed.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says the Scottish Government is “open to discussions” on the future of Hampden.