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Mixed reception for proposal to ban children heading footballs

4 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Campaigners welcome ‘positive step', but some working in children's football question how enforceable it would be Peter Monk gave a wry response when asked if he thought children should be allowed to head a football from a young age. “To be honest, with the younger ones, if a goal keeper kicks high, very rarely will you get them heading the ball anyway,” said the chair of the Panshanger football club in Hertfordshire,. “It comes out the sky and they act like it's a UFO and just let it bounce.”
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