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.
Cheltenham Town will take on National League side Ebbsfleet United in an FA Cup first round replay on Tuesday night. The teams drew 0-0 in Kent on November 10 and will play at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium at 7.45pm. If Cheltenham win they will bag £36,000 of prize money and will take on Accrington Stanley away in the second round on the weekend of […]
Hailed as a cult hero of Liverpool Football Club and a figurehead of Sky Sports footballing coverage, Jamie Carragher found himself a villain of not only the road, but the sport as a whole on Sunday night. The 40-year-old ex-defender, who amassed a sum total of 737 competitive appearances in the famous red shirt has […]
The draw for the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League was made this morning. Manchester City will face Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League, whilst holders Liverpool have been drawn against Atletico Madrid. Chelsea will return to where they won their first and only Champions League in 2012 as they […]