Three ambulance crews were called after a player collapsed during the fixture between West Bridgford and Boston United as paramedics rushed to administer life-saving treatment
An FA Youth Cup match was forced to be abandoned in worrying scenes as a player suffered a suspected sudden cardiac arrest on the field.
The fixture between the youth teams of Boston United and West Bridgford was called to a halt by officials as paramedics rushed to administer life-saving treatment.
Three ambulance crews were called to West Bridgford’s home stadium on Regatta Way in Nottinghamshire.
Freelance journalist Chris Williams tweeted: “Hug your loved ones, I’m at a FA Youth Cup game this evening where a young player has suffered a SCA.
“Four shocks and still unresponsive, three ambulances on site.”
He added that fans had been asked to leave the stadium after being informed the match would not continue.
According to The Mail, eyewitnesses claimed the player was unresponsive despite receiving multiple shocks from a defibrillator.
Boston United tweeted soon after: “Tonight’s FAYouthCup fixture between West Bridgford and the Pilgrims has been abandoned.”
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