Footballer treated on the pitch after collapse in Lemsford

PUBLISHED: 17:30 07 February 2017 | UPDATED: 17:44 07 February 2017

A footballer died after collapsing during a match.

A footballer died after collapsing during a match.

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Paramedics treated a stricken footballer and took him to hospital, but were unable to save his life.

A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service told the Welwyn Hatfield Times that a player had collapsed at the pitch at Lemsford Village Hall just after 11am on Sunday.

An ambulance, a community first-aider and a rapid response vehicle arrived, and the man was treated on the way to Stevenage’s Lister Hospital.

But the Hertfordshire FA has confirmed that the man did not survive.

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