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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Law firm in Tameside

    Tips for playing football safely to avoid an accident in Tameside

    Football is a popular sport with children and adults alike. It is a sport enjoyed all around the world to both participate and watch from home. Playing football helps to up your stamina and offers great cardiovascular exercise, but is also good for helping with balance and strength. If you are playing football, either as part of a team or for fun with friends, you do need to be careful, as it is a contact sport and one in which you could be seriously injured if you are not careful.

    • Wear the right clothing. You are looking for a football kit which is comfortable, loose enough not to be restrictive, but not so tight that it cuts off your circulation. You may want to find a kit that has layers so that you can play outside in the heat and cold without suffering from the elements.
    • Find the right boots. Wearing proper football boots is even more important than wearing the right kit, as this will prevent you from getting any serious leg, ankle or foot injuries. Go to a retailer which stocks professional boots and spend the extra money – it will be worth it.
    • Get proper training. Before you start playing in a team, get proper training so that you actually know how to play the game, what the rules are and what you should be avoiding. Without proper knowledge of how to play, you do risk injury.
    • Avoid practising in bad weather. Any football pitch is apt to be slippery and treacherous when it is raining, or in very cold weather where there is ice on the ground. To avoid falling over and being injured, try to steer clear of playing in these conditions, or play indoors.

    When to find a law firm in Tameside after a football injury

    Football injuries are not uncommon, and can often happen simply because of an accident or from you not paying enough attention. However, if you feel that an injury from a football accident was caused by the negligence of another person, or deliberately, you may want to consider finding a law firm in Tameside or calling Accident Advice Helpline. Both the helpline and a law firm in Tameside can help to team you with an injury lawyer who can process a claim for compensation.

    A law firm in Tameside will also provide you with advice and talk you through the claims process so that you are comfortable. Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 for a friendly and supportive experience and the team can match you with an experienced injury lawyer who will work on a 100% no win no fee basis to get you the compensation you deserve.

    Date Published: 9th July 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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