Full-back Williams was dazed and fell to the floor in the first half of the Group B game in Qatar after blocking a powerful Marcus Rashford shot with the top of his head. The 21-year-old Nottingham Forest player received treatment on the field and then continued before eventually being replaced by Connor Roberts. Brain injury charity Headway criticised the handling of the incident, while former England captain Shearer called on the International Football Association Board (IFAB) to enact prompt change.
The United States qualified for the last 16 at the Qatar World Cup, rebounding after missing the 2018 tournament in Russia
Rashford hit a stupendous free-kick and ended a mazy run by finishing through back-up goalkeeper Danny Ward's legs after Phil Foden had doubled England's lead in what proved to be a 3-0 stroll against their British rivals in Al Rayyan.