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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Scottish FA expected to ban children heading footballs. A ban on children heading the ball in Scotland could be in place in a matter of weeks due to fears over the links between football and dementia. BBC Scotland has learned the Scottish FA wants to lead the way on the issue after a report found former players are more at risk of dying from the disease. The governing body is expected to announce a ban on under-12s heading the ball in training later this month. A similar ban has been in place in the US since 2015. But Scotland would become the first European country to impose a restriction on head contact. Discussions have been ong... Full story

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