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Fifa to bring in concussion spotters for Qatar World Cup

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  • Spotters will be at a football World Cup for first time
  • Fifa medical director: ‘It will make things a lot safer’

Concussion spotters, whose job is to identify from the stands possible brain injuries, are to be introduced at the World Cup next year.

Spotters will work in conjunction with team doctors to help identify “red flags” of potential concussion that might have been missed, Fifa’s medical director, Andrew Massey, has said.

Continue reading…Spotters will be at a football World Cup for first timeFifa medical director: ‘It will make things a lot safer’Concussion spotters, whose job is to identify from the stands possible brain injuries, are to be introduced at the World Cup next year.Spotters will work in conjunction with team doctors to help identify “red flags” of potential concussion that might have been missed, Fifa’s medical director, Andrew Massey, has said. Continue reading…