FA Cup game abandoned after Fabrice Muamba collapses on pitch
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Thequarter final tie between and was abandoned after Bolton player collapsed on the pitch. Muamba collapsed around the 41 minute mark with no players around him and was reported to have stopped breathing. The game was being played at Tottenham's home ground, .
After being treated on the pitch for ten minutes by a total of six medics Muamba was taken down the tunnel while supporters of both teams chanted his name. Both mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and a defibrillator were used to try and revive the player. It was reported bythat Muamba was not breathing while he was being carried down the tunnel.
Tributes have already begun to flood in offering support and prayers for the 23-year old. Former team matetweeted "Hope Muamba is okay. Thoughts with him." , who came through the youth team with him, said "I seriously hope my best friend in football is OK. Stay strong bro please please stay strong. God is with you remember that."
- "Fabrice Muamba collapses on pitch during FA Cup match" — , March 17, 2012
- "Footballer Fabrice Muamba Collapses On Pitch" — , March 17, 2012