Zlatan Ibrahimovic heads the ball to score against St-Etienne but is ruled offside. Photo: AFP
Peter Simpson
Opinion

Opinion

Peter Simpson

Football must resist calls from scaremongers for heading ban after brain damage study

Investigating link with dementia is a noble cause and FA should provide as much help as they can to sufferers but more concrete evidence is needed

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic heads the ball to score against St-Etienne but is ruled offside. Photo: AFP
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Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.