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8 (I have tried to provide a reason for why they died): Mistar-Indonesia: killed by pigs overruning the pitch 2 players struck by lightning: Army Ciup Final Tony Allden-Shirley: Struck by lightning David Longhurst-York City: Colapsed and died shortly before half time Sam Wynne-Bury John Thompson-Celtic: Flung himself at the feet of Sam English Jimmy Thorpe-Sunderland: Injured playing against Chealsea, died a few days later

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What is more dangerous football or soccer?

In both sports you can get seriously injured, most people think soccer is nothing but one of my friends got a concussion during a game playing keeper. I myself have broken my leg and my arm playing soccer. But football is much more dangerous, people have died playing football. In soccer people can die on the field but it's always because of a heart attack or something like that. So i would say football is more dangerous.

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