Viv Anderson and Peter Reid demand review into football and dementia

  • Former England players among signatories of letter
  • Oliver Dowden urged to review links to heading

Peter Reid and Viv Anderson are among a group of former footballers who have teamed with parliamentarians to demand an urgent review into the possible link between heading the ball and dementia.

The group’s letter to Oliver Dowden, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, has emerged two days after the family of World Cup winner Nobby Stiles said they had been told by experts his brain was severely damaged by repeatedly heading the ball.

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