Medical Emergency Delays Burnley Vs Newcastle Premier League Kick-off

An individual has been taken to hospital in a conscious state shortly before the start of Burnley’s home match against Newcastle United on Monday.

Kick-off in the match between Burnley and Newcastle United was delayed by 30 minutes following a medical emergency at Turf Moor.

The Clarets confirmed an individual was taken to hospital in a conscious state shortly before the scheduled start time of 20:00 local time [GMT].

The incident occurred in the players’ tunnel, with Burnley stating neither players or any staff members had been affected.

The match is now scheduled to commence at 20:30 local time [GMT].

A Burnley tweet read: Kick off at tonight’s game will be delayed by 30 minutes, due to a medical emergency in the players’ tunnel.

“Neither team or their staff are affected. The person involved has been taken to hospital in a conscious state.

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