By Ollie Irish
This just in from the chairman of FIFA’s medical committee, a Belgian by the name of Michel D’Hooghe.
“I have made myself a compilation of hard tackles with dramatic consequences over the last two or three years in the most important competitions in the world,” D’Hooghe said at the ‘Leaders in Football’ conference.
“I do not dare to present it, it would take away your appetite. It is terrible. This must go out (of the game).
“Sometimes I call the referee the first doctor on the pitch, not because he has to have a medical knowledge, but because he has a role in that most important part of medicine, namely prevention.
“This is my wish, that all