What if the head game caused a neurological illness a few years later? Two former international professional players, including two former international professional players, wrote a letter Wednesday to state sports secretary Olivier Danden asking the government to look into the matter. The signatories, including former international defensive midfielder Peter Reed and the first black player to wear the Three Lions jersey, Viv Anderson, are based on a University of Glasgow study specifically on former football players. The Scots showed that the risk of dying from a neurodegenerative disease was 3.5 times higher than the average.
“Although the study shows that there is no established link“Between Head and Neurological Disorders, They Need Government”Learn a possible link (And) Whether the current guidelines are adequate to protect players at all levels of the competition.The move was announced after experts confirmed to Nobby Stiles’ family that the 1966 world champion had died in October at the age of 78 and was suffering from dementia in his final years. Many heads were broken in his career.
In all, five members of the 1966 World Champion team have cases of dementia, including Stiles’ classmate Bobby Charlton at Manchester United, who have won the European Championship Club Cup together. In 1968. Following the Scottish study of the subject, heads were banned during training for players under the age of 12 in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It was banned in 2015. But some voices are calling for the ban to be extended for at least 16 years.
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