We must act to protect the brains of young footballers

John Freeman
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

I don't often do more than skim the sports pages, and rarely is there anything of more than passing interest, but a recent article about research on the risks for young people in football caught my attention.

Research has found a clear link between long-term repetitive head impacts and physical brain damage. Picture: lordn/Adobe Stock
Research has found a clear link between long-term repetitive head impacts and physical brain damage. Picture: lordn/Adobe Stock

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