Snowflake UK - Heading a Ball

Snowflake UK - Heading a Ball

October 2019

The 28th of October 2019 edition of the Metro ran an article entitled "Kids under 12 could be banned from heading ball".

Similar stories were published by the mainstream media, such as the Mail:

Under-12s should be BANNED from heading footballs amid fears the repeated blows may lead to dementia, ex-Scottish FA chief warns, Mail, 24th October 2019

The Metro article states:

"... consideration, including a ban on heading for under-12s ..."

"... This is not just about young people heading the ball in matches ..."

"... The US is the only country in the world which has a similar ban. Children aged 10 and under are not allowed to head the ball in games or practice, while there are limits placed in training sessions for 11 to 13-year olds ..."