Headway calls for temporary concussion subs in wake of Vertonghen injury

Brain injury charity Headway has called for football’s authorities to introduce “temporary concussion substitutions” after Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen tried to play on with a serious-looking head injury.

Spurs’ medical staff are facing questions after they allowed the Belgium defender to go back on to the pitch during their Champions League semi-final first-leg defeat to Ajax after lengthy treatment following a collision with team-mate Toby Alderweireld.

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