Football fan dies after collapsing in the stands during Everton v Stoke City
Terribly sad news.
A 51-year old man has passed away in hospital after collapsing at Goodison Park during Everton’s victory over Stoke City on Saturday afternoon.
Everton released a statement on Saturday evening confirming that the fan passed away at Aintree Hospital shortly after having been taken there by ambulance from Goodison Park.
We are deeply saddened to report that the 51-year-old fan taken ill during today’s game has passed away in hospital. pic.twitter.com/8BejNOLdFP
— Everton (@Everton) August 27, 2016
Police officers, an off-duty doctor and paramedics performed CPR on the fan prior to the arrival of the ambulance after he had reportedly collapsed in the Sir Philip Carter Park stand.
Such sad news. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. https://t.co/TXMJ5qN7qC
— Stoke City FC (@stokecity) August 27, 2016