Football is one of the most popular team sports worldwide. There are a number of variations to the sport ranging from the amount of people in a football team, such as Five-a-side to teams of 11, up to the ground in which it is played on, from grass to beach. These variations contribute to making it such a popular sport. Around 2 million people play football in the UK alone ranging from grass root levels to professional levels. One of the most memorable moments in English football is when England won the world cup in 1966.

Health Benefits & Sports Injuries in Football

Football can be a great workout it lowers body fat and improves muscle tone, builds strength, flexibility and endurance. Other benefits of playing football include promoting teamwork and sharing, it's a great way to meet people and exercise with friends. Common skills developed and used in football are passing, tackling, evasion of tackles and kicking.

Football is fun and healthy but doesn't come without its risks. The greatest risks associated with playing football are ankle, knee, hamstring and head injuries.

In the modern day the need for football equipment to be lighter and smaller will increase the risk of more frequent and greater injuries. Do you have football injury insurance in the event of one of these accidents occuring?

Football Insurance for Football Players and Teams

Sportsinsurance4u offers a variety of options for insurance in football, from football player insurance and football team insurance to football coaching insurance.

Sports Accident Insurance offering Football Injury Insurance

General & Medical via Sportsinsurance4u can offer you a comprehensive range of football personal accident insurance providing cash benefits for sports injuries such as breaks and dislocations, as well as income protection and disablement cover. Cover is also available for accidental injury whilst travelling to and from a scheduled match, training session or competition or whilst on an organised tour. Football Insurance for kids over 8 years of age is also available.

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Sports Health Insurance in Football

Our Sports Health Insurance for semi-professional and professional football players offers all of the standard benefits of Private Health Insurance along with important cover for sports related injuries. Get a quote online today for football player insurance, or please call us if you are looking for football team insurance.

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As an alternative for amateur football players, General & Medical can also offer Private Health Insurance for you and your family, whether you are on a budget or whether you are looking for the most comprehensive levels of protection.

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