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Image caption Alan Jarvis played for Everton, Hull City and Mansfield Town. The death of a former Wales international footballer may have been linked to heading a football and could be regarded as an "industrial disease," a coroner has said. Alan Jarvis played for Everton and Hull City in the 1960s and 1970s, winning three caps for his country. The 76-year-old, who was thought to have dementia, died at a nursing home in Mold, Flintshire, in December. Coroner John Gittins has opened his inquest at Ruthin. He said neuropathology had been undertaken and that Mr Jarvis' death and a possible link to heading a football would be explored further at a full hearing. Mr Jarvis, a midfielder, played ... Full story

1 June