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Twellman says team ignored his concussions

  • AP, Friday, October 28, 2011 4:20 PM

Former New England Revolution star Taylor Twellman, who was forced to retire in 2010, said the team ignored symptoms of his multiple concussions, reports Jimmy Golen.

Speaking at a conference on brain trauma in athletes sponsored by the Boston University medical school, Twellman said his brain felt “like a sponge” after colliding with a goalkeeper’s fist while heading in a goal. He came off the field and said he had a concussion, but Twellman said the team trainer sent him back into the game after a few simple questions.

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