It has come time to face the facts and consequences thereof. US Soccer has put down the gauntlet. Right or wrong will be measured out in the near future. US Soccer decision to ban heading in soccer, a knee jerk reaction to potential litigation or a responsible enhancement based upon the science and research now being tauted by US Soccer? As US Soccer and other sports grapple with the injury and consequence, now is the time for sports arena owners to act in a uniform fashion, with a decision on whether soccer heading should be regulated only with youth, or adult as well? Further, what sanctions will be placed upon those that do head the ball? What are your thoughts? Let us know
Nov 9, 2015, 7:56 PM EST
Following 15 months of litigation, U.S. Soccer announced on Monday a brand new series of initiatives designed to reduce the number of concussions suffered by youth soccer players, including the limitation and/or outright banning of heading the ball for players under the age of 13.