Outlawing heading would turn football into chess but game has to act to break dementia link – The Times

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FOOTBALL | GRAEME SOUNESS

Sunday November 22 2020, 12.01am, The Sunday Times

Football is facing the biggest crossroads since it was invented. The evidence is unequivocal heading a ball can lead to brain damage and dementia. Id be a dinosaur to suggest otherwise. If it can be proved that one person has dementia as a result of heading the ball, and it has been, then thats enough for me to accept we must do something to eliminate it.

What that is, I dont know yet, but I do know that it will change the game forever. Football will face a challenge to remain the worlds No 1 sport. The balancing act is to preserve the game we all love as much as possible while ensuring that nobody suffers brain damage playing it.

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