‘Utter disgrace’: Iran goalkeeper allowed to play on at World Cup after head clash

Ali Beiranvand clashed with teammate in England matchHeadway: ‘He was clearly distressed and unfit to continue’Allowing the Iran goalkeeper Ali Beiranvand to carry on after clashing heads with a teammate in their World Cup opener against England was an “utter disgrace”, according to brain injury charity Headway.Beiranvand tipped away a cross but immediately collided with Majid Hosseini, resulting in the goalkeeper requiring treatment from the national team’s medical staff for several minutes on the pitch.

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