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World Cup concussion rules may be putting players' lives at risk

By Keith Parry, Deputy Head Of Department in Department of Sport & Event Management, Bournemouth University
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In the eighth minute of their Fifa men’s World Cup match against England, Iranian goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand collided face-first with a teammate. The clash left the keeper bloodied, unsteady on his feet, and apparently disoriented - in no state to play.

But after lengthy treatment he played on. Within minutes he had fallen to the floor and was carried off on a stretcher. He was later taken to hospital.

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