Alan shearer: De­men­tia, Foot­ball and me

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Re­cent stud­ies sug­gest there may be a link be­tween head­ing the ball and de­men­tia. Forty-six of the ex-Eng­land cap­tain’s (above) record-set­ting 260 Pre­mier League goals were from head­ers, and he wants to know if he’s at risk. Shearer also talks to fel­low pros, in­clud­ing John Terry and Les Fer­di­nand, about this wor­ry­ing pos­si­bil­ity.

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