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Soccer Union Says Concussion Protocol Needed After World Cup Flap

The World Footballers’ Association called on soccer’s governing body to investigate why Uruguay’s Alvaro Pereira was allowed to remain in yesterday’s World Cup game after possibly suffering a concussion. The organization known as FIFPro said in a statement it’s seeking …

Einstein Receives $3 Million To Study Impact of Soccer Heading on the Brain

Sports-related concussion is an increasingly recognized public health problem. At least 1.6 million sports- and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries occur in the United States annually. While the primary focus has been on football, soccer has come under greater scrutiny. “Heading” …

Greek Cup Victory Leads to Riots, Fire

Greek police say suspected soccer hooligans have set fire to the office of an AEK fan club in Athens, two days after the team’s Greek Cup final victory over Atromitos ended in riots. A police statement says nobody was injured …