An expert in injury prevention has called on football administrators to look again at the fixture calendar, saying players at all levels need to be treated as “people before athletes, and athletes before commercial enterprises”.
Newcastle were hardest hit by the Premier League’s punishing festive schedule, losing seven players to injury.
The Premier League’s usual hectic festive schedule led to complaints from managers about the lack of recovery time for their players.
A person has been airlifted to hospital after a car crash in Moray injured six people.
Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has labelled it the worst injury crisis of his Pittodrie tenure but Niall McGinn believes the Dons players should embrace the next week as their opportunity to prove themselves.
A six-year-old boy has sustained serious facial injuries following a dog attack in Inverness.
A man found seriously injured in Elgin could have been involved in a collision with a vehicle.
Police have said there was 'no crime was committed' after a woman from Moray claimed she robbed of more than a grand and left with facial injuries.
Tom Walsh and Coll Donaldson will miss more than a month of action in a huge blow for promotion-chasing Inverness Caley Thistle.
The physical injuries of those who escaped were more easily mended than the psychological. Both left scars. The son of one survivor knows from painful experience just how deep they can run.
Nearly three children a week are being injured during PE lessons in Aberdeen schools.