US Youth Soccer youngsters told not to use their heads

Amid rising concerns about concussions in youth sports, U.S. Soccer, the governing body for the sport in the United States, announced Monday that there should be no heading for any players age 10 and under, while heading should be limited only to practice for those ages 11 to 13. What do you think? Is heading the ball dangerous for young soccer players?

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  1. […] the heels of the US Soccer Federation’s proclamation that soccer-playing children under the age of 10 should not be allowed to header balls comes this […]

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