Concussion In Football

Help & Support

What Is Concussion?

Concussion is a relatively common injury in football.

That’s why everyone who takes part in football needs to know four things:

• What concussion is
• How you recognise it
• What to do if a player is concussed
• How to manage a player’s return to training/playing

You can read more about all these aspects in England Football's comprehensive guidelines. In addition, we strongly recommend you spend 20 minutes taking the online free concussion guidelines course provided by England Football Learning, the education arm of England Football.  



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