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Tag Archives: Concussion

MLS’ concussion substitute trial puts player health & safety at the forefront!

In a leading step to promote player health and safety, Major League Soccer announced Monday the league will take part in a pilot program to trial the implementation of concussion substitutes . The pilot program was approved and allowed by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) and FIFA, which sets the …

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The IFAB clarifies handball Law & confirms decision on concussion substitute trials!

Clarification of the handball Law and confirmation concerning the launch of concussion substitute trials were the main outcomes of the 135th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The International Football Association Board (The IFAB), which was held today by videoconference. Various changes and clarifications to the Laws of the Game were agreed at …

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Premier League agrees trial for permanent concussion substitutions!

The Football Association and the Premier League have successfully applied to the International Football Association Board (IFAB) to introduce additional permanent concussion substitution trials across the Premier League, Barclays FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship and Emirates FA Cup. The dates for the introduction of the trials include: …

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Premier League agrees trial for permanent concussion substitutions!

Premier League Shareholders today, January 20 formally agreed to introduce the International Football Association Board’s (IFAB) additional permanent concussion substitutions trial. The trial will be confirmed when the implementation of the reporting processes, including private medical information, has been resolved with IFAB and FIFA. With player welfare the Premier League’s …

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FIFA to trial concussion substitutes at FIFA Club World Cup!

FIFA has today confirmed that it will trial additional permanent substitutions for cases of actual or suspected concussion at the FIFA Club World Cup, which is due to take place in Qatar from February 1-11, 2021, thus becoming the first international competition to test the procedure. Following FIFA’s input and extensive …

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Premier League clubs agree to introduce additional permanent concussion subs!

Premier League Shareholders today, December 17 met for the final time this year to discuss a number of topics. With player welfare the Premier League’s priority, clubs agreed in principle to introduce additional permanent concussion substitutions following approval of the trial by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) yesterday. The …

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IFAB approves trials with additional concussion substitutes!

Following consultation with key stakeholders and recommendations from the Concussion Expert Group (CEG) and The IFAB’s Football and Technical Advisory Panels (FAP-TAP), yesterday’s Annual Business Meeting (ABM) approved extensive trials with additional permanent substitutions for actual or suspected concussion as of January 2021. At a meeting held by videoconference and …

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Proposals for additional substitution trials in cases of suspected concussion supported by The IFAB’s advisory panels!

The IFAB’s Football and Technical Advisory Panels (FAP-TAP) have agreed that the main proposed principles of an additional permanent substitution submitted by the Concussion Expert Group be explored further and that more clarification on the handball Law be requested. Convening by videoconference chaired by IFAB Director and Football Association of Wales Chief …

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