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Dementia in football: PFA to create taskforce to examine issue of brain injury diseases

Dementia in football: PFA to create taskforce to examine issue of brain injury diseases

Sir Geoff Hurst on the ‘enormous amount of time’ spent heading in training The Professional Footballers’ Association is setting up a new taskforce to further examine the issue of brain injury diseases in football. The PFA has been criticised for a lack of support by… 

Jamal Musiala: Bayern Munich midfielder should ‘stay with England’, says Callum Hudson-Odoi

Jamal Musiala: Bayern Munich midfielder should ‘stay with England’, says Callum Hudson-Odoi

Jamal Musiala scored during his second appearance for England’s Under-21s on Tuesday Chelsea forward Callum Hudson-Odoi has urged Bayern Munich midfielder Jamal Musiala to commit himself to England. Musiala, 17, was born in Stuttgart but moved to England aged seven and was on the books… 

Nobby Stiles: Family says football ‘must address scandal of dementia’ affecting former players

Nobby Stiles: Family says football ‘must address scandal of dementia’ affecting former players

Nobby Stiles (pictured in 2008) died in October The family of 1966 World Cup winner Nobby Stiles says football needs to “address the scandal” of dementia in the game. And they criticised the Professional Footballers’ Association, saying there had been a lack of support for… 

Alex Telles: Manchester United hopeful despite coronavirus reports

Alex Telles: Manchester United hopeful despite coronavirus reports

Alex Telles joined Manchester United from Porto in October Manchester United remain hopeful Alex Telles will be available for Saturday’s match against West Brom after the defender tested negative for Covid-19. Reports suggested the Brazilian had tested positive over the weekend while on international duty.… 

Republic of Ireland: Matt Doherty and James McClean test positive for Covid-19

Republic of Ireland: Matt Doherty and James McClean test positive for Covid-19

Stoke midfielder McClean and Tottenham defender Doherty played the full 90 minutes against Wales on Sunday Republic of Ireland duo Matt Doherty and James McClean have tested positive for Covid-19. The rest of the squad and backroom staff returned negative test results before flying back…