Videos on Football, Heading and Brain Injury (United Kingdom)

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There are also American Videos on football, heading and brain injury as there are films with Bennet Omalu and Ann McKee. 

Jeff Astle and Alan Shearer Videos

These videos are about the former West Bromwich and England striker Jeff Astle.  These videos are about raising awareness of the links between football, heading, brain injury and dementia.

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FA to Look into Brain Injuries


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Alan Shearer Videos on Football and Heading  

Videos about the former Newcastle United and England striker Alan Shearer.  These films discuss soccer and the possibility that there is a clear link between heading a football and suffering from dementia later on.  There is more information on the documentary (Dementia, Football and Me) on the BBC website.

Alan Shearer and Research into Football Brain Injury (BBC News)

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Alan Shearer Interview on This Morning (10/11/17)



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Alan Shearer:  Royal College of Pathologists Video



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Alan Shearer: True Geordie Podcast



There is a discussion on the possible link between heading a football and dementia at 1:49:50.  Alan Shearer mentions the concussion film on American football which is relevant to the debate on football and dementia.  He talks about being told to head a football and being taught to head a football.

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Alan Shearer: Full Documentary (Dementia, Football and Me)


Alan Shearer, is a former English footballer. He played as a forward in the English Premier League (EPL) for Southampton, Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United.  As of 2017, he is Newcastle's and the Premier League's leading goalscorer.


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Alan Shearer: Short Interview (Dementia, Football and Me)

A short 2-3 minute interview with the former Newcastle United striker.


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