Football lawmakers will examine whether to increase the length of time that a participant is evaluated for concussion in high-level talks next week.
The International Football Association Board (IFAB) will maintain an advisory meeting next Wednesday, October 23, at Zurich with members including both British associations as well as FIFA.
1 proposal entails a mandatory 10-minute evaluation, instead of the current three-minute evaluation, and a taskforce is likely to be created to assess its suitability.
No decision was made and IFAB officials have told Sky Sports News that it may takea while before visible progress is made due to the complexity of the issue.
It is understood lawmakers want to ensure that time and experience is devoted to finding the optimal solution for your game.
Treatment was received by manchester United winger Daniel James throughout Wales 1-1 draw on Sunday night from medics to get a head injury in the pitch.
Wales manager Ryan Giggs stressed that the 21-year-old had passed concussion protocols.
Giggs said:The physio came but there was no issue. We did all of the (concussion) evaluations at half-time and that he was ok.
He stayed right down and was a little streetwise. He told the doctorsIm not going, Im just sitting. Not to get anyone sent off, he was only with his nous.
James added:I think he just grabbed me at the mind. I used tont get pumped out, luckily.
UEFA is currently calling to present temporary head injury substitutes – similar to those used in union – .
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said that a rule allowing additional substitutions for players that have suffered concussion may be introduced by 2021.
Footballs leading administrators are scheduled to meet in Belfast but any law changes will only take place following IFABs annual general meeting in March.