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Alarm over 'tsunami' of career-shattering knee injuries plaguing women's football: Stars are 'scared

ACL injuries often take around six to nine months to make a full recovery after reconstruction. But in some cases, players face a year-long wait before they can return to their sport.

Scotland midfielder Caroline Weir last week became the latest player to suffer the injury, sparking renewed calls from players, fans and managers for more research into why this type of injury is more prevalent in female footballers than male.
Emily Stearn