Author Topic: Dave Watson  (Read 197 times)

Paddy

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Dave Watson
« on: February 15, 2020, 09:27:14 »
Reportedly not to well, caused by to much heading of the ball

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Re: Dave Watson
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2020, 09:39:17 »
Very sad and sorry to hear this. Loved watching Dave play.

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Re: Dave Watson
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2020, 12:59:23 »
He was a great player, one of my favourites. Now suffering degenerative brain damage from severe concussions and heading the ball to much. "Chronic traumatic encephalopathy. His wife says he has good days and bad days...

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Re: Dave Watson
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2020, 15:18:31 »
One of my dads favourite players. Very sad news.

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Re: Dave Watson
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2020, 21:30:35 »
Shame to be injured by sport. Heading really needs to be under proper consideration now. I believe he was a great player.

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Re: Dave Watson
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2020, 04:09:03 »
great player and professional

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Re: Dave Watson
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2020, 04:29:49 »
they can only really say its cte after you died

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Re: Dave Watson
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2020, 12:04:29 »
cte can be life long and can be managed with treatment. No cure...

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Re: Dave Watson
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2020, 21:04:18 »
https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/what-is-dementia/related_conditions/chronic-traumatic-encephalopathy-(cte)

 A definitive diagnosis can only be made through an autopsy after death. Scientists are working to further understand CTE and to identify ways to diagnose CTE during life.

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Re: Dave Watson
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2020, 22:03:35 »
Unable to find that url that u posted

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Re: Dave Watson
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2020, 10:08:59 »
was fine last night, anyway i pasted that bit from it


if cte and heading the ball was that big a thing wouldnt pretty much everyone that played from the 60s back be all messed up

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Re: Dave Watson
« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2020, 12:28:42 »
Their seems to an ever growing number who are

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Re: Dave Watson
« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2020, 02:44:56 »
definite cte lads

junior seau
dave duerson
chris benoit
andre waters
aaron hernandez

thats just off the top of my head and all have something in common besides brains that turned to soup, have a read about benoit and hernandez, fun stuff

thankfully that doesnt sound like watson

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Re: Dave Watson
« Reply #13 on: February 21, 2020, 08:57:15 »
Aaron Hernandez has a Netflix documentary on him. Drags on a bit so best just to skip to the last episode.