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Fan taken to hospital after cardiac arrest during Norwich’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham

PUBLISHED: 11:13 29 December 2019 | UPDATED: 11:30 30 December 2019

A medical emergency in the Jarrold stand during the Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/12/2019

A medical emergency in the Jarrold stand during the Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/12/2019

Paul Chesterton

A football fan was taken to hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest during Norwich City’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur.

The man was taken ill in the South Stand during the second half of Saturday's (December 28) Premier League game against Jose Mourinho's side.

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Supporters looked on in concern as fellow fans, paramedics, first aiders and police went to the man's aid.

He was taken out of the ground on a stretcher, with an oxygen mask on, although it is understood he was conscious and talking at the Norfolk and Norwich University hospital.

The football club confirmed the man had suffered a cardiac arrest and had been taken to hospital by ambulance.

The club said it was expecting a further update from the hospital and paramedics tomorrow morning.


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