Footballers fear concussion tragedy and demand action after Jimenez and Luiz collision

However, brain injury association Headway feels the invisible dangers of head trauma are not being recognised.

Deputy chief executive Luke Griggs said: “We have seen how quickly football moved when they introduced a fifth substitute for muscular injuries after the first lockdown.

“Yet we cannot move so quickly to protect against brain injuries?

“We have had meeting after meeting where people say we have thought about it but we need this discussion or that evidence.


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