Recent studies have linked a form of dementia called CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) with the act of heading a football. A recent BBC documentary presented by Newcastle United and England legend Alan Shearer has brought this issue to the forefront of the sport. The documentary touched on stories such as the Jeff Astle case, and gauged how people involved in the sport felt about the issue. We have done our own investigation into what some players feel this new information could mean for the game.
Gloucester City will make the trip to Halifax Town this weekend, as they look to build on their two game unbeaten run. The Tigers – who drew 1-1 with Harrogate Town last weekend – are just eight points behind this weekend’s opponents, who were relegated from the National League at the end of last season. […]
Clubs across Steps One and Two of the National League, including Gloucester City, are currently voting on whether to null and void the ongoing league campaign. It comes as the government’s ‘Winter Survival Package’ only offers loan payments, despite clubs being promised grant funding to help deal with losses incurred by a lack of supporters […]
With no Premier League football looking to take place for a while, the teams have instead decided to continue the action off the pitch, by making their own knockout tournament on FIFA 20. Each team either had a player, or a famous fan represent the club in the contest, with the likes of Raheem Sterling […]