October 8, 2019

IFAB to review laws over assessment on concussion in football matches

Football lawmakers will review whether to boost the length of time that a player is assessed for concussion in high level talks weekly.
The International Football Association Board (IFAB) will hold an aide meeting next Wednesday, October 23, at Zurich with members including both British associations and FIFA.
1 proposal entails a compulsory 10-minute evaluation, as opposed to the present assessment, and a taskforce is likely to be made to evaluate its suitability.
No decision has been created and IFAB officialsve told Sky Sports News that it may takesome time until observable progress has been made because of the complexity of the problem.
It is known lawmakers want to ensure that experience and time is dedicated to finding the best solution for your game.
Manchester United winger Daniel James received extended treatment from medics to get a head injury on the pitch throughout Wales 1-1 draw with Croatia on Sunday night.
Wales boss Ryan Giggs worried that the 21-year-old and concussion protocols had passed.
Giggs said:The physio came but there was no problem. We did all the (concussion) evaluations at half-time and that he was good.
He stayed down and was a little streetwise. He told the doctorsIm just sitting still. Not to find anyone sent off, he was just using his nous.
James added:I believe he just caught me at the mind. I used tont get knocked out, luckily.
UEFA is calling on IFAB to present head injury replacements – similar to those used in union – to – prevent complications.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin stated that 2021 could introduces a rule permitting additional substitutions.
Any legislation changes will only take place following the annual meeting in early March of IFAB although Soccers top administrators are scheduled to meet in Belfast in December.

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