Football Match Postponed As Fan Falls Seriously Ill Before Kick Of

A medical emergency has forced officials to postpone a League One football match between Barnsley vs Burton. The match was scheduled to begin at 3 pm and the players had warmed up and were reportedly ready to start the game when a man collapsed on the grass behind the goal.

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Medical officials responded immediately, performing CPR on the side of the pitch for over five minutes.

At around 3:30 pm a Yorkshire Air Ambulance landed and medical professionals began to treat the man, at 4 pm the ambulance is reported to have taken the man away for more treatment.

Helicopter Lands To Get Fan

Shortly after the air ambulance landed officials announced their decision to postpone the game due to the incident.

Fans reportedly applauded when officials announced the decision to postpone the game, recognizing that it was the right thing to do in the circumstances.

Game Gets Postponed


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