Jeff Astle

West Bromwich Albion

Retro Football: Referee Causes Uproar By Allowing ‘Offside’ Jeff Astle Goal And Costing Leeds The First Division Title, 1971 (Video)

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Almost exactly 46 years ago this very day, a refereeing decision sparkeduproar at Elland Road when a controversial offside call (or lack thereof) effectively served to derail Leeds' title tilt.

Desperatelychasingthe win to stay in contention with Arsenal at the top of the table going into the last few games of the 1970/71 season, Leeds found themselves2-1 down against West Bromwhen Jeff Astle scored on the break despite the linesman flagging wildly from the touchline.

English FA invites brain disease research

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London (AFP) – England’s football authorities on Thursday invited applications for independent research into whether playing the sport heightens the risk of degenerative brain disease in later life.

It follows a campaign by the family of former West Bromwich Albion striker Jeff Astle, whose 2002 death from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was linked to repeatedly heading heavy leather footballs.

English FA invites brain disease research

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London (AFP) – England’s football authorities on Thursday invited applications for independent research into whether playing the sport heightens the risk of degenerative brain disease in later life.

It follows a campaign by the family of former West Bromwich Albion striker Jeff Astle, whose 2002 death from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was linked to repeatedly heading heavy leather footballs.

West Brom to pay tribute to Jeff Astle on April 11

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The 11thof April boasts some intriguing Premier League fixtures but there's one game where football will be part of a larger tribute. That fixture is at the Hawthorns and it sees West Bromwich Albion face Leicester City.

The day and the game will be an emotional fare for every person connected to the Baggies as the club will honor a legend known to them simply as ‘the King'.

West Bromwich Albion and the Justice for Jeff campaign: Baggies lead fight against head trauma in football

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West Bromwich Albion and the Justice for Jeff campaign: Baggies lead fight against head trauma in football is a post from: Just Football

He scored 137 goals, won 5 caps for England and won the FA Cup. For the late Jeff Astle – one of the most iconic players in West Bromwich Albion's history – the numbers speak for themselves.

Arsene Wenger

It was 20 years ago today ……..

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Firstly let's honour the boss and the team for avoiding Spursday for yet another season and allowing Didit and I an opportunity to continue our gastronomic tour of Europe.

I know all the arguments about 4th not being a trophy etc etc, we have done them to death in the blogs. I just ask this would Everton, Spurs, MU etc like to swap with us?

It was 20 years ago today ……..

Arsenal Arsenal at related • 0 views

Firstly let's honour the boss and the team for avoiding Spursday for yet another season and allowing Didit and I an opportunity to continue our gastronomic tour of Europe.

I know all the arguments about 4th not being a trophy etc etc, we have done them to death in the blogs. I just ask this would Everton, Spurs, MU etc like to swap with us?

The Rest

Important Message To Fans Attending West Brom Game

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We've been asked by one of the daughter of Jeff Astle Dawn on behalf of her other two sisters, Claire and Dorice to get the word out to Newcastle fans there will be one minute's applause after 9 minutes of Sunday's game at the Hawthorns, and it's to bring attention to their [...]