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Professional Footballers Association recommends temporary concussion substitutes to further safeguard players
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Professional Footballers Association recommends temporary concussion substitutes to further safeguard players

If players are replaced in football, they cannot return to the field. In rugby, in contrast, a substitute comes on while an off-field head injury assessment is carried out.

US football federation to introduce concussion substitutions in MLS and NWSL as focus shifts to player safety
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US football federation to introduce concussion substitutions in MLS and NWSL as focus shifts to player safety

The move, pending FIFA approval, will see two concussion substitutions allowed per game no matter how many have been used in a match

Extra concussion substitutes to be trialed in world football starting next month
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Extra concussion substitutes to be trialed in world football starting next month

Teams will be allowed a permanent substitution in concussion cases, with the player involved not allowed to return later in the game.

India vs Australia: Sunil Gavaskar finds nothing wrong with Yuzvendra Chahal replacing Ravindra Jadeja but questions rule
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India vs Australia: Sunil Gavaskar finds nothing wrong with Yuzvendra Chahal replacing Ravindra Jadeja but questions rule

Gavaskar doesn't endorse the concept of a concussion substitute as he feels it is a leverage given to batters for a technical deficiency

India vs Australia, 1st T20I takeaways: 'Chah-Deja', concussion, confusion and more from series-opener in Canberra
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India vs Australia, 1st T20I takeaways: 'Chah-Deja', concussion, confusion and more from series-opener in Canberra

The concussion substitute’, and its usage and application, became the central talking point from Friday’s series-opener.

India vs Australia: Physio’s absence after Ravindra Jadeja got hit on helmet a breach of concussion protocol, says Sanjay Manjrekar
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India vs Australia: Physio’s absence after Ravindra Jadeja got hit on helmet a breach of concussion protocol, says Sanjay Manjrekar

Jadeja, who was struck on the helmet by a bouncer from Mitchell Starc, got a concussion substitute in Yuzvendra Chahal during the first T20I between India and Australia

India vs Australia: Was Yuzvendra Chahal really a 'like-for-like' replacement for Ravindra Jadeja, asks Moises Henriques after 1st T20I
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India vs Australia: Was Yuzvendra Chahal really a 'like-for-like' replacement for Ravindra Jadeja, asks Moises Henriques after 1st T20I

Henriques however, made it clear that he was neither questioning ICC's concussion replacement rule nor India's right to seek a replacement.

India vs Australia: Yuzvendra Chahal replaces Ravindra Jadeja as concussion substitute in 1st T20I
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India vs Australia: Yuzvendra Chahal replaces Ravindra Jadeja as concussion substitute in 1st T20I

Before Jadeja was hit by a Mitchell Starc bouncer in the final over of the Indian innings, he was seen limping while running between the wickets.

World football's lawmaking body to discuss VAR, concussion management at December meeting
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World football's lawmaking body to discuss VAR, concussion management at December meeting

IFAB will discuss topics ranging from the use of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) and player concussion management to proposed law changes at its annual business meeting in Belfast on 3 December

Bangladesh first to field two concussion substitutes after Liton Das, Nayeem Hasan get hit by Mohammed Shami bouncers in pink-ball Test
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Bangladesh first to field two concussion substitutes after Liton Das, Nayeem Hasan get hit by Mohammed Shami bouncers in pink-ball Test

Two Bangladesh batsmen — Liton Das and Nayeem Hasan — were retired hurt from the ongoing day-night Test against India at Kolkata, forcing the visitors to bring in as concussion substitutes players who had been dropped from the team.

India vs West Indies: Jermaine Blackwood comes in for Darren Bravo as concussion substitute in Jamaica Test
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India vs West Indies: Jermaine Blackwood comes in for Darren Bravo as concussion substitute in Jamaica Test

Jermaine Blackwood became only the second cricketer to come in as a concussion substitute when he took Darren Bravo's place in the West Indies XI in the second Test against India at Kingston.