Fan who collapsed during friendly game dies

THE Pompey fan who collapsed during today's friendly match against AFC Bournemouth has died, Portsmouth FC has confirmed.

Saturday, 22nd July 2017, 8:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 12:25 pm

The incident occurred during the half time break, postponing the start of the second half.

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Paramedics rushed to his aid, but were unable to save him.

In a statement released this evening, Portsmouth FC said: ‘Despite valiant attempts by medical staff – who were quickly on hand to administer CPR – and following transportation to QA Hospital, he was unable to be revived.

‘Next of kin have been notified and are thoughts are with them at this time.’