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Old 10-09-2017, 08:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Arcenal352 View Post

And there have been quite a few studies on the matter. No permanent damage has been linked to heading the ball.
If there should be any cause for concern at all, I think it would be goalie safety. There is a level of insanity in standing in front of a rocket ball wearing nothing but a t-shirt, shorts, shin guards and gloves. Not to mention sliding and attacking strikers kicking away with hard cleats face first.
If I were a goalie, I would wear some of the protective gear from rugby. same if I were heading.
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Old 11-05-2017, 02:49 PM
Location: Land of Free Johnson-Weld-2016
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Can't players just try to avoid heading the ball themselves? IMO there are too many good looking soccer players to make them wear helmets. But yep it is dangerous.
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