Fulham-Blackpool suspended due to a medical incident in crowd 4 months ago

Fulham-Blackpool suspended due to a medical incident in crowd

The game was halted in the 16th minute

Fulham's Championship fixture against Blackpool was suspended in the first-half due to a medial emergency in the crowd.

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Marco Silva's men opened the scoring in the sixth minute through the league's leading goalscorer Aleksandar Mitrović, however, the game was halted in the 16th minute due to to a medical incident in the Hammersmith End.

The Cottagers took to Twitter to announce that the game at Craven Cottage had been suspended, stating: "There’s a pause in play, due to a medical incident in the Hammersmith End."

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The players were then taken off the field by the referee as the supporter was attended to.

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Fulham later released an update, announcing that the supporter had been transferred to hospital.

It read: "The supporter being attended to is being transferred to the hospital. We’re sending our thoughts and best wishes for a full and speedy recovery. We will provide an update on the situation as soon as we have further information."

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The game between Oldham and Rochdale in League Two was also stopped after a medical emergency in the stands in that game too.

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