Alan Shearer: Dementia, Football And Me
Confirmed for BBC One on 12 November at 10.30pm to 11.30pm
Sunday 12 November
Shearer remains the Premier League’s all-time top scorer, with 46 of those goals from headers alone. With recent reports of a worrying number of the England ’66 team suffering from dementia, the former Newcastle forward has a vested interest regarding football’s potential links with brain injury.
Discussing the issue with footballing legends past and present, the former England captain also investigates the latest scientific research from Britain and turns himself over to science - before taking his finding to the football authorities.
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