Football chiefs ban heading in training for young children

Football chiefs in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Monday announced a ban on heading in training for children up…

Football chiefs in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Monday announced a ban on heading in training for children up to the end of primary school, to take place with immediate effect.

The three football associations issued a statement confirming changes to their heading guidance, which followed a study that showed former footballers were 3.5 times more likely to die from neurodegenerative disease.

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