Portsmouth Fan Dies
23 July 2017, 07:19
Messages of condolences have appeared online overnight from players from both teams as well as fans
The fan was taken ill during the half time break at Fratton Park and fans waited for news in the ground
The start of the second half was delayed as emergency services who arrive on the scene quickly tried to help/
The match finished one nil to Bournemouth.
Portsmouth have released a statement
Portsmouth Football Club are sad to announce that a Pompey fan has passed away after falling ill at today’s match.
The incident occurred during the half-time break and the start of the second half was delayed while he received treatment.
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 our thoughts are with them at this time.