News and Features Grid List Latest about Peter Reid and Viv Anderson among group demanding more dementia-heading research By PA Staff Heading the ball led to Nobby Stiles’ brain damage, family told By PA Staff ‘Something needs to change’ – Wayne Rooney speaks on football’s dementia issue By PA Staff ‘Robust’ proof needed of heading-dementia link before imposing changes – FIFPRO By PA Staff Legal action launched over brain injuries among sportspeople By PA Staff Sir Geoff Hurst: Ban on children heading footballs is a ‘sensible suggestion’ By PA Staff FA ‘unwavering’ on dementia fight following criticism from Nobby Stiles’ family By PA Staff Paddy Crerand hails ‘great character’ Nobby Stiles as funeral takes place By PA Staff Funeral for England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles takes place in Manchester By PA Staff Gareth Southgate admits dementia fears after having ‘headed a lot of footballs’ By PA Staff 12Next Quizzes, features and footballing fun Get the best features, fun and footballing frolics straight to your inbox every week. Contact me with news and offers from other Future brands Receive email from us on behalf of our trusted partners or sponsors Thank you for signing up to Four Four Two. You will receive a verification email shortly. There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.