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May 25th, 2014 2:07AM
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"There is still a lack of information to make a recommendation one way or the other. The problem with banning heading is you'd have kids running out of the way of balls, and they might be banging into each other that way."

-- Mike Singleton, executive director of Massachusetts Youth Soccer and head men's soccer coach at MIT, on whether to ban heading in youth soccer. (Boston Globe)


3 comments
  1. Christopher Tallmadge
    commented on: May 25, 2014 at 8:43 a.m.
    .....and the wussification of America continues. Even considering such a thing is pathetic.
  1. Cory Leonard
    commented on: May 25, 2014 at 10:55 a.m.
    Are we trying to make steps backward? I mean really. Heading is an integral part of the game, a basic skill you need to have to be able to play this game.
  1. ckg beautiful game
    commented on: May 25, 2014 at 9:54 p.m.
    Switch to futsol til 12, develop foot skills and movement. Plenty of time to knock the sense out of the lads later

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