Ed Aarons

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Name: Ed Aarons
Date registered: September 27, 2014
URL: http://www.theguardian.com/football/arsenal

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  1. Premier League must improve security after Dortmund attack, warns safety firm — April 13, 2017
  2. Nasser Hussain calls for increased safety after Phillip Hughes’ death — November 27, 2014

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Apr 13

Premier League must improve security after Dortmund attack, warns safety firm

• Elite Security Professionals provides security for players and managers
• Most clubs are ‘making plans after the events’, says director

The director of a leading security firm has warned a Premier League player could be the victim of a terrorist attack if clubs do not take the issue of safety more seriously in the wake of the bomb attack on Borussia Dortmund’s team bus.

Jesse Learoyd-Hill, who established Elite Security Professionals in 2014 and provides security for individual players and managers, wrote to almost every Premier League club at the start of last year to urging them to allow his company to conduct audits of their existing plans to ensure they were prepared in case of a terrorist incident, but received only one reply. He believes that is an example of the issue being largely ignored and has insisted clubs must reconsider their positions before it is too late.

Related: Borussia Dortmund’s ‘yellow wall’ stands tall in face of attack on team

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/apr/13/premier-league-terrorist-attack-dortmund-security

Nov 27

Nasser Hussain calls for increased safety after Phillip Hughes’ death

• Former England captain wants improved helmets
• ‘This will send shock waves through every cricketer’
• Mike Selvey: a dangerous kind of complacency
• Phillip Hughes dies two days after being hit by ball
• Australia captain Michael Clarke leads emotional tributes

The former England captain Nasser Hussain has called for cricket helmet manufacturers to consider new methods of protecting players after the death of the Australia batsman Phillip Hughes.

Hughes, who was 25, died on Thursday, two days after being struck by a bouncer while batting for South Australia against New South Wales at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/nov/27/phillip-hughes-death-safety-nasser-hussain