Ex-football stars with dementia 'forgotten' by authorities

Ex-football stars with dementia 'forgotten' by authorities
 

A possible link between dementia and football is being "swept under the carpet" by the game's authorities, a leading Welsh psychiatrist has claimed.
Dr Don Williams, who led the first studies into the possible link, said it was a "big problem" in the sport.
The Football Association (FA) says studies so far were "inconclusive" but it wants to understand potential risks.
It comes as the family of an ex-Wales international said former players were being "forgotten" by the authorities.
Former Cardiff City defender Keith Pontin, was diagnosed with dementia... read more

 
30 May 2018 in Regional, Views: 63
Source: BBC
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