Top clubs are still in the dark about price limits for the new season… despite the Premier League sitting on data from historic mouthguard research for seven WEEKS
- A parliamentary report denounced a lack of action to fight the dementia crisis
- The mouthguard exam will be used to establish course guidelines during training
- The promised limits in the Premier League will be implemented before the new season starts
Premier League clubs are still in the dark about price limits this season, despite top chefs having the data from a historic study of mouthguards since early June.
On Thursday, a parliamentary report criticized the lack of action by football’s stakeholders to combat the sport’s dementia crisis.
The mouthguard study, which looked at how heading a ball in different ways affects the brain, will be used to establish guidelines for training course.
Premier League clubs are still in the dark about price limits this season, despite chefs sitting on data since early June
The mouthguard research will be used to establish guidelines for course during training during the season
This newspaper understands that the data has been with the authorities for several weeks. Experts have long told long Sports post that 20 headers per session is an appropriate limit, with 48 hours between sessions.
The promised limits in the Premier League will be introduced before the new season starts, but the pre-season started without.
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee report criticized the FA and PFA for ignoring the issue of brain injury, especially after a coroner ruled that Jeff Astle died of an “industrial illness” in 2002.
A PFA statement read: “We will continue to fund research and work hard to identify and strengthen long-term player health protections.”
Meanwhile, a rare original Three Lions platinum disc has sold for £1,750, half of which will go to the Jeff Astle Foundation.
A coroner ruled that former West Brom star Jeff Astle died of an ‘industrial disease’ in 2002