Carl Wells: Comparing the Injury Rates Surrounding International Breaks

Sheffield United Academy’s Head of Elite Performance has taken a closer look at our research comparing the injury incidence for non-international players in the 7-days pre-international break and post-international breaks in the 20/21 and 21/22 seasons and how mid-season international tournaments such as Afcon 2022, Concacaf Gold Cup 2021, and Copa America 2021, have affected players’ injury risk upon return to their parent clubs.